Chronic Disease

Hydrotherapy for Chronic Conditions

By | June 19th, 2016|Chronic Disease, Exercise|

Hydrotherapy for Chronic Conditions Today hydrotherapy is used to treat and manage many chronic conditions and disease.  Hydrotherapy is one of the oldest forms of medical treatment and involves the use of heated water to soothe pains and treat diseases.  The use of thermal baths can be traced back to Hippocrates who prescribed bathing in [...]

Managing Chronic Pain and Exercise

By | March 27th, 2016|Chronic Disease, Exercise Physiology|

Managing Chronic Pain and Exercise As an accredited exercise physiologist, I have helped a lot of people manage chronic pain with exercise over the last nearly 20 years.  These programs have ranged from improving their quality of life by allowing them to move more to returning to sport.  In that time, I have provided education to [...]

Carbohydrates

By | March 22nd, 2013|Chronic Disease, Diet, Weight Management|

Carbohydrates With the abundance of information at our fingertips there appears to be a lack of understanding about carbohydrates.  Two common things I hear people say when talking about their diet are  "I don't eat carbs after 4pm" or "I have cut out all carbs (from my diet)".  I ask a little more about their [...]

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