Postural physiotherapy

Parents: 2 training programs to face the increasing children sedentarism

Parents and school trainers are worried about the incresing levels of children’s obesity. Sedentarism and the lack of activity has a lot to do with it, but things could change. Two programs stablish a new way to introduce students in sports and reach a minimum level of physical activity. The Daily Mile: an initiative against obesity An initiative in a primary School in Scotland has spread to the rest of the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and beyond. They did…

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Whatsapp injuries for neck, fingers and wrists

Whatsapp is living a big increase and spread of its use, but this leads to a growth of the dangers and the injuries caused by use of mobile phones. Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, made a study showing how the position of the neck while reading or texting increases the weigth of the head on the neck. In addition to this, wrists and fingers may suffer from some problems, the so called “WhatsAppitis”.

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Pain and Brain: how is pain related to the tissue damage and the danger

This Post is based on the book “Explain pain“. Authors: David Butler y Dr Lorimer Moseley. Pain is an unpleasant sensation nobody likes to feel. Precisely, the “fact that it is unpleasant is what makes pain so effective, so essential in life”. Pain advices about the existence of a “pain” before the person who suffers could be damaged. It has a purpose: make the patient move away and avoid the danger. The pain aim would be, for this reason “protection and recovery”.  However, sometimes this…

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