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The Body

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. - Buddha

Real Wealth

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. - Mahatma Gandhi

Healthy Attitude

A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. - Tom Stoppard

A Good Health

There's nothing more important than our good health - that's our principal capital asset. - Arlen Specter

The True Healers

Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. - Hippocrates

Thursday, February 26, 2015

How to Perform Safe and Proper Stretching

Exercise is one of the ways we properly condition ourselves to make our day healthier! It may be an activity that is often taken for granted, but one of the important physical activity that help our muscles protect from the risks of having to endure muscle strains or spasm.

There are steps to perform safe and proper stretching; warming up, dynamic and avoiding to reach the “limit. Here’s a further illustration of it:

Gentle exercises can actually work just as well for stretches. Just do some of the basic!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

K-Tapes: How do They Work?

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As Americans, we are used to the imagery of professional sports teams competing against one another. After all, didn’t this year’s Superbowl proved that 120 million of us can be bothered to stop our Sunday activities for the meantime just so we can watch a game of men passing and stealing pigskins from one another?

Regardless of which sports you follow, one thing that is constant with all of them are the injuries. And with injuries come the most common quick-fix solution that everyone uses in lieu of long-term management: the kinesiotape.

So, how does taping an injured ligament actually facilitate the healing process? Well, as with all things, there is more than meets the eye than simply having a colorful bandage applied on your leg, if you happen to have injured it.

Monday, October 20, 2014

How can Physical Therapy help me?

Physical therapy is a health care profession that involves treatment of a disease, injury or deformity by physical methods such as exercise, hot/cold therapy, therapeutic taping, joint and soft tissue mobilization and modalities (electrical stimulation, ultrasound) rather than drugs or surgery.

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