Concussion in teens, physical therapy can help with the treatment

Concussion in teens, physical therapy can help with the treatment

Parents, take note! Teens with a concussion may benefit from earlier physical therapy (PT), suggests a study. The Wolters Kluwer Health study found that for adolescents with symptoms following a concussion, starting physical therapy (PT) earlier – within less than three weeks after the injury – provides outcomes similar to those of later PT. “Multimodal PT interventions administered by licensed physical therapists may be feasible and safe even within the first few weeks after the injury to help facilitate prompt recovery and mitigate the onset of secondary effects from delayed…

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Mental and physical health programme for young people rolled out

Mental and physical health programme for young people rolled out

People living with long-term medical conditions are more likely to experience psychological problems A mental health project for young people with long-term physical conditions is being rolled out across Scotland. Following a trial in Glasgow, it will now be available to schools and youth organisations nationwide. The Ucan project aims to prevent mental health problems arising in adulthood by supporting young people earlier. Figures show that 30% of people with long-term conditions like arthritis and spina bifida have mental health issues. People living with long-term conditions are also more likely…

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ADHD: Not Bad Behavior But Physical Illness

ADHD: Not Bad Behavior But Physical Illness

Are you facing difficulties in finishing tasks, listening to your boss or concentrating on your current project of work? You may be having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder commonly known as ADHD. ADHD leads to people finding it difficult to concentrate on one thing at a time, leading to troubled relationships and difficulty in school or work. Youngsters are known to be prone to this disorder due to hormonal and social changes they go through. ADHD leads to poor social involvement, low self-esteem and inability to work in a child. Children…

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Five in Six Infants Undernourished, Risk Irreversible Mental and Physical Damage: U.N.

Five in Six Infants Undernourished, Risk Irreversible Mental and Physical Damage: U.N.

Five in six children under two years old in developing countries are not getting enough of the right kinds of food, putting them at risk of irreversible mental and physical damage, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday. Half of children aged between six and 23 months are not being fed frequently enough, UNICEF said. And a widespread lack of solid foods and variety of ingredients are depriving the same age group of essential nutrients when their growing brains, bones and bodies need them the most, the agency said….

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Low Levels of Physical Activity Worsens Psychosis

Low Levels of Physical Activity Worsens Psychosis

Living a sedentary lifestyle could increase your risk of developing psychosis leading to early death, a study has warned. Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of avoidable death and is as harmful as smoking, according to World Health Organisation (WHO). The researchers found that people with psychosis — a mental disorder characterised by a disconnection from reality — die up to 15 years before the general population, largely due to heart diseases. Adults aged 18-64 must indulge in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity throughout the week,…

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a way to prevent snoring: 3 simple physical activities

a way to prevent snoring: 3 simple physical activities

it’s miles such that whilst a snorer enjoys his wonderful sleep without a clue of the havoc that’s been created via his loud nasal sounds, the companions are the ones who suffer. in spite of everything, who wouldn’t want a quiet and non violent surrounding to get a very good sleep after a hard day’s paintings? loud night breathing is the outcome of the inability to breathe properly while drowsing. while the air motion is partially obstructed at the same time as breathing – as one sleeps – it causes…

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Facial Yoga? sure, those 7 Ridiculously easy physical games Will narrow Your Face and Wipe Out Wrinkles

Facial Yoga? sure, those 7 Ridiculously easy physical games Will narrow Your Face and Wipe Out Wrinkles

Yoga, the age old discipline has been the buzzword for a healthier way of life for pretty some time now. however do you understand what else has been spreading via the digital global like a lovable cat video? Facial Yoga. Ms. Seema Sondhi, founder of The Yoga Studio, says, “There are about fifty two muscle tissue to your face, and exercising them enables launch facial anxiety, neck and eye stress”. “The muscle tissues of the face are not any different from the muscular tissues of the rest of the body….

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