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Vertigo Exercises To Do At Home

Many of us have first-hand experience of the rattling onset of vertigo, that feeling of confusion and dread as our surroundings spin out of control even though we are seemingly standing still!

The more severe forms can even cause strong nausea and vomiting, while leading to eventual loss of balance and sometimes falling.

With vertigo placing us in such a precarious position, it’s important to explore the causes, as well as develop a few simple exercises you can fall back on just in case you’re caught off guard.

Vertigo is usually a result of conflict between the signals sent to the brain and can be caused by injuries to the head or ear, migraines and decreased blood flow to the brain.

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Numbness In Hands

Are you experiencing tingling in your fingertips?

It’s almost this prickling feeling in your fingers… As if someone were lightly poking your fingers with a needle or a brush.

Some also experience an effect on their ability to pick things up, almost as if they’re no longer in control of their hands and they’ve lost the strength for basic tasks.

But what could be causing these symptoms that often range from simply an annoying nuisance to something that can even stand in your way of performing daily tasks?

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Worried About Time Off Work Due To A Shoulder Injury?

As you’ve probably noticed first-hand by now, shoulder injuries are no walk in the park.

In fact, they’re a downright nuisance – taking a long time to heal, often very painful and just severely limiting…

But what can you do about it other than resting and icing the injury in order to speed up recovery and hopefully diminish recovery time?

Here are just 4 of our favourite rotator cuff exercises to help you get back on your feet and hopefully, back on the tennis court!

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Wondering About Alberta Health Coverage For Physio? Read This

There are many myths and misinformation out there on the extent of Alberta’s health coverage for physio, which is why we’ve crafted this neat guide for you to follow so you can make the right decision regarding your treatment.

First and foremost: YES, it is possible to get free physiotherapy through your regular Alberta Health Services Coverage, but you must make sure that physiotherapy is covered first.

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These Simple Back Strengthening Exercises Have Got Yoga Teachers Worldwide Raving

In the age of desk jobs and bad posture, back pain, finding effective back strengthening exercises should be a top priority for the average career person, or just about anybody…

The good news is, 15 minutes of concerted effort can lead to a lifetime of relief and a stronger back to help you deal with the trials and stresses of modern living!

Try these simple back strengthening exercises that have Yoga teachers worldwide raving!

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What You Must Know Before Choosing A Knee Brace

Choosing a knee brace that suits your needs isn’t as simple as walking into your nearest second-hand sporting goods store and grabbing the first brace you see on the rack…

There are a few things you absolutely must know before choosing a knee brace that will help rather than harm you.

You see, a knee brace comes in four different types:

  1. Knee sleeves; which are sized and meant to be slipped on over the knee.
  2. Knee supports; which are adjustable and are made to wrap around the knee.
  3. Knee stabilizers; which contain steel springs on either side.
  4. Hinged knee braces; contain hinges.
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