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[ARTICLE] Hydrotherapy vs. conventional land-based exercise for improving walking and balance after stroke: A randomized controlled trial


Objective: To investigate the effects of hydrotherapy on walking ability and balance in patients with chronic stroke.

Design: Single-blind, randomized controlled pilot trial.

Setting: Outpatient rehabilitation clinic at a tertiary neurological hospital in China. 427 more words


General physical preparedness aka the Warm up

Before you begin any training program or routine, your body must be prepared to handle the oncoming stress it is about to to receive. This is where general physical preparedness is important. 438 more words

Strength Training

The public/private binary, mobility, and male entitlement.

I have recently moved to Bangalore, and so am going through a period of cultural adjustment – spending 200 rupees (£2) on a can of baked beans, learning to take a scarf with me wherever I go, starting to be able to ignore the constant staring and encroachment of my personal space and dealing with Indian roads as a driver, passenger and pedestrian. 993 more words

Choosing Gratitude

So, last week, I told you about my latest and not so greatest CrossFit news…the less than wonderful world of injury (I still shudder when I use that word to describe myself). 1,183 more words


I love backbends, they are a great part of my daily practice and not a single practice day goes by without me doing the Standing Backbend Pose. 314 more words


What Depression Means To Me

Depression is one of those terms used by everyone in different contexts nearly every day. It means different things to different people. To some, feeling depressed is a fleeting feeling of unhappiness that lasts a matter of hours. 317 more words

Functional Neurological Disorder

Smartphone Insurance Apps – How Can We Make Them Smarter?

According to a recent representative survey by CSC among 1,000 insurance customers in Germany, close to 50% of consumers would appreciate to be able to submit insurance claims via their smartphones. 883 more words