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Equipe de France : La séance de récupération des Bleus I FFF 2018

Equipe de France : La séance de récupération des Bleus I FFF 2018

Recovery workout session Istra Friday 22 June 2018 France base camp Active recovery programme 20 minutes of indoor cycling (120 watts) or running (12 km/h) Lower-limb strength test Isometric hamstring strength test using force plates Upper-body muscle development

Spend the morning with a physiotherapy intern

Spend the morning with a physiotherapy intern

“How are you feeling? Tired?” Patient: Very much so. Liz: Let’s try and go a little bit further. My name is Liz Chapman and I’m a physiotherapy student from the University of Toronto and I’m here on a 5-week placement. working in general medicine as a float position. Meg: “How were you thinking about planning […]

Treatment of Narcolepsy

Treatment of Narcolepsy

[MACHINE WHIRRING] [LAUGHTER] When I was in high school, I didn’t want to take medication. I realized that I have to. See for me, I like just having natural sleep. It’s just that– There’s a dramatic difference. Since diagnosis, it took a little bit to really know which drugs work best. If I don’t go […]

A possible new treatment for PTSD

A possible new treatment for PTSD

How are you doing? It’s a simple conversation under the most complex of circumstances during brain surgery. Serena Kelly is the first patient in Canada to receive a procedure known as deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Sunnybrook surgeons guided by her brain images have inserted two electrodes deep into her […]

What is physiotherapy and why is it important? – Robin Higginson – Nuffield Health

What is physiotherapy and why is it important? – Robin Higginson – Nuffield Health

My name is Robin Higginson and I’m a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist. I’m a family man, I enjoy playing golf outside of work and I also play the ukulele. Physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of individuals that are suffering from injuries or long-term conditions or disabilities. Treatments include: Hands-on therapy, exercises, movements and education and […]

Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals: The Best Setting for Stroke Recovery

Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals: The Best Setting for Stroke Recovery

There is no comparison, in our mind, to the outcomes when you send somebody to a rehab unit versus a SNF. Our stroke patients really do great in our acute rehab. It’s three-plus hours of therapy, seven days a week, and they make very very great strides. They really really do well. Stroke patients, you […]

What Is an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) and How Does It Help Patients Recover?

What Is an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) and How Does It Help Patients Recover?

If you or a loved one have a planned surgery such as a joint replacement, or are hospitalized for a serious medical event like an injury or stroke, the setting where you receive rehabilitation makes a difference. Inpatient rehabilitation hospitals have been shown to achieve better results compared to other settings, like skilled nursing facilities, […]