4 Reasons People with HIV Should Engage in Regular Exercise
7 November 2016
If you've been diagnosed with HIV, a proper exercise regime should be seen as part of your treatment strategy. As well as improving your mood, exercise comes with plenty of benefits, especially for anyone who is HIV-positive. Here are just four reasons why you should dust off your running shoes, pick up a gym membership, or pump up the tires on your bike.
1. Exercise May Improve Brain Functioning
Osteoarthritis Of The Ankle: Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Options
30 October 2016
Osteoarthritis causes wear and tear to the joints due to cartilage loss and can be caused by injury, ageing and being overweight. Osteoarthritis of the ankle can be debilitating and restrict your mobility, and as it is a degenerative form of arthritis, symptoms tend to worsen without treatment. Here's an overview of the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for osteoarthritis of the ankle:
Osteoarthritis affects the joint that connects the ankle and shinbone.
Sacrohysteropexy Versus Hysterectomy To Treat Uterine Prolapse
28 October 2016
Uterine prolapse can be a distressing and painful gynaecological condition that affects many women, especially those who have had children. But what can be done to help and can the condition be reversed? Read on for more information.
What is uterine prolapse?
Uterine prolapse occurs when the womb (uterus) bulges down into the vagina. It's caused when the muscles of the pelvic floor lose condition and can no longer hold the uterus in position.
Military Massage - Staying Fit to Fight
28 October 2016
A 'Tab' (Tactical Advance into Battle) is a style of military training that requires men and women of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to both walk and run whilst carrying a weighted rucksack, and often a rifle. This type of training, whilst fantastic for strength and cardiovascular fitness, can really take a toll on the body because of the demanding off-balanced loads that are carried over difficult terrain. Because of this, it's not uncommon for muscle imbalances to form, particularly in the lumbar region of the back and legs resulting in muscles that become tense and sore.