Dance therapy may improve peak VO2 and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure and could be considered for inclusion in cardiac rehabilitation programmes.
Exercise programmes are of significant benefit compared with placebo or usual care in improving walking time and distance in people with leg pain from Intermittent Claudication who were considered to be fit for exercise intervention.
Sport not only builds great athletes, it builds great people. Friendship, confidence, and opportunity are three of the top benefits both parents and children cite as reasons to get involved in sport. There are many ways to participate in parasport!
It's more than sport (:60s): A Canadian Paralympic Committee commercial
Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy has similar effects on pain and disability as `wait and see` and other approaches in people with neck pain.
Common myths about disabilities from very accessible Carleton University.
As the magnitude of the nocebo effect is variable and sometimes large, this meta-analysis demonstrates the importance of minimizing nocebo effects in clinical practice. These findings are similar to those in the placebo literature.
Manual therapy protocol was effective for improving pain intensity, widespread pressure pain sensitivity, impact of FMS symptoms, sleep quality, and depressive symptoms. In addition, sex differences were observed in response to treatment: women and men get similar improvements in quality of sleep and tender point count, whereas women showed a greater reduction in pain and impact of FMS symptoms than men, but men reported higher decreases in depressive symptoms and pressure hypersensitivity than women.
Reactive stepping behaviour in response to forward loss of balance and physiological profile assessment are independent predictors of a future fall in community-dwelling older adults. Exercise interventions designed to improve reactive stepping behaviour may protect against future falls.
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Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer, after smoking.
Dr. Craig Bauman is a chiropractor who takes an evidence-informed and patient-centred approach.