One of the great things about elevator and wheelchair lift technology is the way it enables people with disabilities to continue to enjoy and benefit from exercise and fun activities such as swimming. Such is the scope of engineering in access equipment, children and adults with physical disabilities can make the most of these activities.
While technology has allowed us to live without moving an inch from our seat and work from the comfort of our bedrooms, this modern lifestyle has its disadvantages too. We have become used to sedentary jobs where wesit in one spot all day and our bodies suffer badly. We live in a polluted environment where the air we breathe does not have enough of what our body needs most – oxygen. This is why we experience depleted stamina and loss of energy even after very light exercise.
With summer just around the corner you are probably thinking ahead to spending lazy days on the beach, surrounded by the body beautiful. But what happens if you are chronically out of shape after doing nothing but snacking on crisps and pop for the last five months?The answer is to embark on a get-fit campaign as soon as possible and the good news is there are lots of ways to do this – some of which may involve a personal trainer.
Upon straining my ankle this week, I turned to advice from some of my mentors, including all star Lenny Parracino, soft tissue therapist, Gray Institute Faculty member and international author/lecturer. He forwarded this valuable information, outlining the discrepancies between medical imaging and symptoms/function and explaining the dangers of relying on medical imaging to unravel root causes of imbalances in the body.