Deep Sleep Gives Your Brain a Deep Clean

Slow-wave activity during dreamless slumber helps wash out neural detritus By Simon Makin on November 1, 2019 Credit: Simon Winnall Getty Images Why sleep has restorative—or damaging—effects on cognition and brain health has been an enduring mystery in biology. Researchers think cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) may flush toxic waste out, “cleaning” the brain and studies have…

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The necessity of physical exercise for seniors in our community

Here at Shamim Khan Physiotherapy we are known for our work with both athletes (high performance physical training and exercise)  and our passion and care for working with the senior citizens in our community ( Flexibility and Rehabilitation). I would like to take this opportunity to write about the benefits and importance  of physical therapy  for our senior patients. 

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Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

Exercise Makes It Easier to Control Your Diabetes Written by Lisa M. Leontis RN, ANP-C | Reviewed by Amy Hess-Fischl MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE When you have type 2 diabetes, physical activity is an important component of your treatment plan.  It’s also important to have a healthy meal plan and maintain your…

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A Simplified Guide To Physical Therapy For Strokes

Get Your FREE Stroke Recovery Exercise Guide! Download Source Credit: https://www.saebo.com/a-simplified-guide-to-physical-therapy-for-strokes/   Having a stroke breaks vital connections between your brain and your muscles, which is why it is the leading cause of long-term disability and almost always results in some loss of mobility and movement. However, this loss isn’t necessarily permanent. In…

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Physiotherapists Role in ICU

Introduction Critical care is the specialised care of patients whose conditions are life-threatening and who require comprehensive care and constant monitoring, usually in intensive care units (ICUs). Critically ill patients frequently suffer long-term physical and psychological complications. They are on long term mechanical ventilation and as a result, 25% display…

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