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The Centre for Movement and Wellbeing – University of Birmingham

19th April 2024 The Centre for Movement and Wellbeing (MoveWell) at the University of Birmingham, is at the forefront of cutting-edge wellness. They offer a trailblazing centre for movement and wellbeing, dedicated to elevating both physical and mental wellbeing to new heights. MoveWell has an unparalleled integrated approach to strength and conditioning and psychological/cognitive assessment […]

Fall prevention: Strategies to help keep you from falling down

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8th April 2024 HEALTHbeat – Harvard Medical School Falling is a normal part of early childhood. However, as we age, even a minor fall can be debilitating. Falling as an older adult can lead to serious consequences including injury, disability, and even death. The good news is most falls can be prevented. Taking precautions, such […]

Functional Neurological Disorder and AlterG

26th March 2024 In 2022, a patient named Rachel began her AlterG journey as part of treatment for Functional Neurological Disorder. With the support of the team at Move4Ward in Elgin, Scotland, here is her story…. I’m not one for sharing anything personal but thought if my story can help one person then it is […]

Promoting active ageing in care home facilities with Porthaven

18th March 2024 Website: www.porthaven.co.uk Founded: 2010 Address: Avondale Care Home, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8EH Equipment: HUR Pulley, HUR Leg Press, Smart Balance, NuStep, Spirit Recumbent Bike DOWNLOAD THIS CASE STUDY When it comes to the care of their residents, Porthaven Care Homes takes a person-centred approach, ensuring the delivery of the highest-quality […]

High-intensity Exercise Can Reverse Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease

1st March 2024 Yale School of Medicine High-intensity exercise induces brain-protective effects that have the potential to not just slow down, but possibly reverse, the neurodegeneration associated with Parkinson’s disease, a new pilot study suggests. Prior research has shown that many forms of exercise are linked to improved symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. But there has […]

Safe and supported environment for clients with AlterG and Medfit Healthcare

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7th February 2024 Website: www.medfit.ie Founded: 2011 Address: Blackrock Business Park, Carysfort Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland Equipment: AlterG FIT, AlterG M320 DOWNLOAD THIS CASE STUDY No two patients are the same, and therefore, their requirements will always be different. That is where the unique technology of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmills comes in. Established in […]

Exclusive UK NuStep Distributor

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SportsMed Products Limited are delighted to announce that we are now the exclusive UK distribution partner for NuStep, providers of recumbent cross trainers.

Reducing the fear of falling with AlterG and Move4Ward Physiotherapy

5th February 2024 Website: www.move4ward.co.uk Founded: 2018 Address: South Church Clinic, Moray Street, Elgin, IV30 1JH Equipment: AlterG VIA DOWNLOAD THIS CASE STUDY For some patients recovering from neurological & traumatic brain injuries, the fear of falling can have a detrimental effect on their recovery and rehabilitation. That is why physiotherapy clinics like Move4Ward are […]

Age and muscle loss

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24th January 2024 Harvard Health Publishing – Harvard Medical School As the years pass, muscle mass in the body generally shrinks, and strength and power decline. The process begins earlier than you might think. Sarcopenia—defined as age-related muscle loss—can begin at around age 35 and occurs at a rate of 1-2 percent a year for […]

The effect of anti-gravity treadmill training for knee osteoarthritis rehabilitation on joint pain, gait, and EMG

4th December 2023 Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) is a disease characterized by degenerative changes and destruction of articular cartilage. Continued disease progression leads to gradual impairment of knee function and causes corresponding pain and decreased muscle strength, which associated with maintaining knee stability, resulting in decreased exercise and increased body mass index (BMI), further aggravating knee […]