CARDIAC REHAB – LOOK AWAY NOW

Lots of people have a cardiac event and think all they need is to get some rest followed by a little gentle exercise and they’ll be as good as gold. Rest for a few weeks yes, some gentle exercise to...

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Parkinson’s, Taking Back Control

You get the Parkinson’s diagnosis, after which, everything is a blur. There’s lots of sympathy from friends and family for a while and then the world continues about its business leaving you to figure out what the hell happened here,...

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Pythagoras, Aristotle and Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to make neural pathways based on the information it receives, isn’t new (our brains have always been plastic); what IS new is our understanding of this phenomenon. This is probably best summarised by the...

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