The University of Nottingham located in the United Kingdom published a study in 2008 which looked at the role that the length of people’s fingers may play in predicting osteoarthritis. The researchers at the University of Nottingham studied more than 2,000 people. The conclusion of the study was that people who have an index finger shorter than the ring finger are up to twice as likely to suffer from osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a general term, which refers to degeneration of joint cartilage or the bone. This is most commonly associated with age, but some people develop it at an earlier […]
The Healing Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu The body contains energy pathways that feed life into all of the cells. When one or more of these pathways become blocked, the effect can lead to discomfort, pain, illness and injury. Jin Shin Jyutsu (pronounced Gin Shin Jitsu) a Japanese form of acupressure, helps release the tensions that cause these various physical symptoms. By gently applying the hands to a clients’ fully clothed body, Jin Shin Jyutsu re-harmonizes and balances the energy flows. This aids in healing, promotes optimal health and helps the client to feel better. The practice of Jin Shin […]
Physiatrists, or rehabilitation physicians, are nerve, muscle, and bone experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move and function. Physiatrists are medical doctors who have completed training in the medical specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Specifically, rehabilitation physicians: Diagnose and treat pain Restore maximum function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions Treat the whole person, not just the problem area Lead a team of medical professionals Provide non-surgical treatments Explain your medical problems and treatment/prevention plan The job of a rehabilitation physician is to treat any disability resulting from disease or injury, from sore […]
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