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balance

Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
August 31, 2020

Why you should practise standing on one leg

From walking to leaning down to tie your shoes and trying to prevent yourself from falling over - good balance is important. Strong muscles and the ability to keep steady will help you stay balanced. Balance training helps with this.
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Brain and Nervous System
August 9, 2019

What is dystonia?

Dystonia contractions cause your body to twist involuntarily, creating abnormal postures and uncontrollable, repetitive movements. There are different kinds of dystonia, depending on how many muscles are affected.
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Brain and Nervous System
August 9, 2019

What is cerebral palsy?

Any abnormality or damage to the development of those parts of the brain controlling movement can result in difficulty in maintaining posture and balance. This is the 101 on cerebral palsy.
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Ageing
April 8, 2019

Avoid falls and fractures with Tai Chi

A significant fear for ageing adults is falling, and with good reason. Falls in the elderly can be caused by seemingly harmless household items, like slipping on rugs or stairs. It could also be related to serious factors.
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Healthy LifestyleMental & Emotional Health
January 4, 2016

Balancing work and life – It’s possible!

Are the boundaries between work and home becoming blurred for you? Like many people, you may find yourself working over-time or from home in the evenings, and even working over weekends. But there’s only so much time in any day, and all this work can leave precious little time for the ‘home’ part of your life. (more…)
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