Physiotherapy Exercises Immediately Following Knee Surgery

Posted on: 25 November 2014

This article takes a look at the exercises a physiotherapist will encourage a patient to do immediately after surgery to correct a knee problem. Part of a physiotherapist's work involves helping patients use parts of the body which have been operated on. This reduces the amount of recovery time, and can also reduce pain following surgery by stimulating blood flow to the area which underwent surgery. It is common for patients who have had knee surgery to be referred to a physiotherapist to help with this.
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5 Unique Twists on Traditional Funerals

Posted on: 18 November 2014

Everybody knows that a funeral service is for those left behind more than for the person who has died, but everybody also knows how important it is to feel like the service would have suited their loved one. Planning a funeral is a difficult process as it must usually be organised in the midst of deep grief and mourning. However, a funeral is an important part in the healing process and many people find that a well conducted funeral can provide some amount of comfort and closure.
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3 ways to remove the dark circles under your eyes

Posted on: 13 November 2014

When you feel tired, stressed and drained, it shows in your face. You can develop frown lines, your eyes might look droopy and you can develop dark circles under your eyes. Some people are more prone to developing dark circles than others, and if you don't get the eight hours of sleep each night that you need, you might find that you have prominent dark circles that just refuse to budge.
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Running and walking shoes: is there a difference?

Posted on: 22 October 2014

If you live an active lifestyle or want to take up an exercise routine it's important to take care of your feet. Walking, jogging, or any physical activity can cause injuries to muscles and joints. Taking care to buy the appropriate shoes for your exercise will save you a lot of pain and ensure you can continue exercising into old age. So what is the difference between walking and running, and which shoes should you buy?
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