Tag Archives: Exercise

35 minutes of exercise may protect those at risk for depression

Increased levels of physical activity can significantly reduce the odds of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition, according to a new study from Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In a paper published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, the team reported that individuals who engaged in at least several… Read More »

HOW A REMEDIAL MASSAGE CAN HELP YOU TO QUICKLY OVERCOME DISCOMFORT AFTER EXERCISE

When the term “remedial massage” is used, it is natural to respond with “what is that?” It is a form of massage otherwise referred to as a sports massage. Remedial massage therapy is typically used to relieve a range of ailments or injuries and is performed by a qualified, professional practitioner. It is a form… Read More »

Exercise Therapy for OA Pain Management

Exercise therapy is widely recommended for managing knee, hip and hand OA. It is considered the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing pain and improving movement in osteoarthritis. Muscle weakness, particularly in the quadriceps femoris, is associated with increased pain levels and poorer physical function. Strong muscles are stress resilient and exhibit greater motor control.… Read More »