AQUATIC EXERCISE IS BETTER THAN PHYSICAL EXERCISE FOR LOWER BACK PAIN…

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According to an article in Physicians Weekly patients, with chronic low back pain, were given a therapy program involving therapeutic aquatic exercise which outperformed a program of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS and infrared ray thermal therapy for reducing pain and disability, researchers found.

Therapeutic aquatic exercise is increasingly making waves as a popular approach to treat chronic low back pain instead of physical therapies designed to relieve pain and reduce disability, including electrical nerve stimulation.

Healthline wrote that aquatic exercise, such as walking underwater and using floatation devices, can relieve the strain on certain muscles and strengthen them. Experts say you can begin with simple aquatic exercises before advancing to more complex ones and eventually return to land-based activities.

That’s according to a randomized control trial study of 113 participants with chronic back pain published in JAMA Network Open.

Researchers said that after 3 months, therapeutic aquatic exercise was…

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IT’S SLEEP SUNDAY – LET’S TALK ABOUT HOW TO BANISH YOUR INSOMNIA…

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The Daily Mail is running an exclusive series about how to beat insomnia with renowned consultant neurologist and sleep expert Professor Guy Leschziner who told the Mail that the pandemic has been driving another global health crisis – an epidemic of sleep problems.

Anxiety over Covid has caused an epidemic of sleeplessness. The professor wrote how extreme forms of insomnia can cause depression, type 2 diabetes, heart problems and even Alzheimer’s.

This is a four part series which started on Saturday and which listed six golden rules for better sleep –

  1. Sleeping pills can cause more problems than they solve. In actual fact they may only get you an extra 30 minutes’ sleep!!!!
  2. Sleeping less could help you sleep better. If you limit the time allowed in bed it can strengthen the brain’s drive to sleep when you’re there.
  3. Lie-ins and daytime napping can disrupt night-time sleep ( the former…

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12 REASONS TO READ THROUGH THE VILLAGE KITCHEN POSTS FOR DECEMBER…

14 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD READ THROUGH AFTERNOON TEA4TWO’S POST FOR DECEMBER…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO - FOOD & LIFESTYLE BLOG...

I can’t believe 2021 is nearly over. What a strange year we have all been through. I hope all my readers are well and are taking care during the next phase of Covid-19 we are dealing with.

I wrote 14 posts in December which I will list below in case you missed any. Thanks for reading through my posts and a Happy and Healthy New Year to all my readers.

LADIES VINTAGE HANDKERCHIEF FOR CHRISTMAS MADE INTO SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL

CHRISTMAS GIFT SETS FOR OUTDOOR AND INDOOR LIFESTYLES

15 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD READ THROUGH AFTERNOON TEA4TWO’S BLOG POSTS FOR NOVEMBER

7 FOODS WE WILL BE EATING IN 2022 ACCORDING TO FOOD & WINE

COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE FOR COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE LOVERS FOR CHRISTMAS

BAKED OATS RECIPE – JUST EAT UP!

BACON, GRUYERE AND LEEK SCONES

A TEA PLANT FOR CHRISTMAS SO YOU CAN GROW YOUR OWN TEA

WHY ARE…

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