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Yoga Generates Huge Benefits for Children with Autism

Yoga is growing in popularity in the U.S. as a complementary therapy for children with special needs and autism, with rising numbers of schools and …

Autism

Manual therapy for unsettled, distressed & excessively crying infants: a systematic review and meta-analyses

The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analyses to assess the effect of manual therapy interventions for healthy but …

Physiotherapy

Researchers study virtual reality to solve phantom pain

Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are trying to determine whether the use of virtual reality can help reduce the brain signals that …

What is IASTM in Physical Therapy?

If you have an injury or illness, you may benefit from physical therapy to help you move better and feel better. Your physical therapist (PT) will …

The Most Overlooked Tool for Effective Rehab

Old injuries, chronic conditions and repetitive movement patterns often comprise a large amount of a massage therapy practice.<p>Compensatory patterns …

Physiotherapists’ role as a health coach: encouraging the use of technology to enhance patient self-management

Introduction<p>The following resource is designed for Chartered Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy students, with an interest in continual professional …

Craniosacral Therapy: An Ideal Modality For Treating Inflammation

CranioSacral Therapy (CST), because of its ability to engage specific tissues in the body with great precision, is an ideal modality with which to …

This is why you should always do weight training BEFORE cardio

The order of your workout really does matter.<p>For many people, the first thing they'll do when they get to the gym is head to the treadmill or one of the other cardio machines. It helps get you warmed up and it boosts your heart rate, burning fat before you move over to some of the more …

PA School Pioneers New Life Skills Training for Autism Students

Research shows that with the right training and preparation, individuals diagnosed with Autism can achieve independent living goals and employment that are suited to their strengths and abilities.<p>The Timothy School, the oldest non-profit approved private school in Pennsylvania devoted exclusively …

Scalp acupuncture helps autistic children with speech and social interaction, Hong Kong university study finds

Scalp acupuncture is an effective way of helping autistic children improve their speech and cope with their peers, a Hong Kong university has …

EDB 100

ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Neurodiversity, touter’s<p>Toggle Lights Toggle Full Window<p>(21 mins) In this special 100th episode of <i>Exploring</i> …

Autism

Mother who was jailed for refusing to vaccinate son: I would 'do it all over again'

The Michigan mother who was sentenced to jail last week for refusing a court order to vaccinate her son -- and who has since lost primary custody of …

Mercury in Vaccines Can Cause Autism, New Study Confirms

A team of nine scientists from leading Egyptian medical schools and universities have found that one in every 50 children in America have metabolic …

Children with disability face a huge battle to find schools

Image Credits:<p>According to government figures there are more than 2,000 children with a disability waiting for schools in the Eastern Cape. GroundUp …

Opinion | Adults and adolescents with autism are in crisis

We found that nearly one in four adolescents and adults with autism visited the hospital in an emergency situation and one in six had a police …

Autism

Neuro Week: Physical Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis, commonly referred to as MS, is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system begins to attack healthy tissue in the central …

How motion sensing technology can improve physical therapy and pain relief

“Slow progress is still progress.” “Have faith in the process.” “It’s mind over matter.” These are just a few in a very long list of quotes that people will hear — or see on an inspirational poster in their doctor’s office — when they begin a long and frustrating road to recovery in physical …

Pain

Go Beyond Kegels With Pelvic Physical Therapy

In this segment of ESSENCE Now's "Health Myths Busted" panel, Dr. Jessica Shepherd, Dr. Drai and Dr. Nita Landry discuss how to keep your vagina …

The Future of Fitness May Not Be Bound by Gravity...

The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill alleviates pressure from patients’ joints, creating new physical therapy options for athletes, astronauts, and …

Do Americans prefer physical therapy to painkillers?

If you would try just about anything before taking prescription opioids to treat physical pain, you’re not alone: According to a new report, most …

Cannabis-Infused Lotion Is Revolutionizing Massage Therapy | Colorado US

Stephanie Agakian first discovered the benefits of cannabis-friendly massage second-hand, so to speak.<p>Agakian was working at two different studios at …

Massage To Lose Weight | Women's Health

Weight loss can often be seen as a tough and miserable pursuit that hinges on pain and suffering, says Lewis. But when massage is incorporated into that weight-loss plan, there’s suddenly an element of self-love and care. In his experience, Lewis says that massage therapy can make the process of …

A British doctor has found a way to 'talk' to patients who are in a vegetative state

A British neuroscientist is making awe-inspiring medical breakthroughs by communicating with people who are in a vegetative state.<p>Dr Adrian Owen has …

Neurophilosophy

The Suitable Sleeping Position for 9 Different Health Problems

<b></b>A good night sleep is one of the most important things when it comes to people’s health.<p>Commonly, every human sleep on average from 7 to 9 hours per …

Suspended – Medium

40 Heavy Work Activities for Kids

<b>Our body has an internal sense known as “proprioception,” which is basically our sense of body awareness.</b> Our body senses proprioception through …

Kids

Pediatric Feeding: Skills, Competency & Function

By: Lisa A. Olsen, OTD, OTR/L<p>Photo credit: sunsurfr / iwoman / CC BY-NC-SA<p><b>Introduction:</b><p>The purpose of this paper is to visually demonstrate through …

Recovery after Stroke

Brain injury due to stroke can change the way you move, feel, think, or speak. The effects are greatest right after the stroke.<p>Over time, most people …

Swimming

Therapeutic Use of Self: Facilitate Positive Behaviors

Never underestimate the powerful impact you can have on others—particularly those you provide care for. Understanding your potential to influence the …

Who knew Occupational Therapy could be so much fun?

I wanted to share a little video from Emmett’s occupational therapy appointment today.<p>Today was a really busy day. I haven’t had a chance to write …