COPD and Exercise

COPD and Exercise

COPD and Exercise   COPD is a progressive lung disease that causes persistent airway obstruction. This can happen because of emphysema, or chronic bronchitis. A COPD sufferer will have a lot of difficulty in breathing and may have a chronic...

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The Role of Aerobic Exercise in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The Role of Aerobic Exercise in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The Role of Aerobic Exercise in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea   Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common condition involving an obstructed airway and impaired breathing. Frequent side effects include snoring, pauses in breathing...

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Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain

 Lower Back Pain   Lower back pain, or LBP, is an extremely common problem. It has a  wide variety of causes, and may come on suddenly, or gradually. The pain can stem from muscles, joints, or discs. It may be as a result of sudden...

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Exercising With Asthma

Exercising With Asthma

  Exercising With Asthma   Asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder, which creates variable obstruction to airflow, chronic inflammation of the airway, and elevated bronchial reaction to various triggers. These triggers can be...

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Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries   There are four muscles in the shoulder complex, which together make up the “rotator cuff”. They act together as dynamic stabilizers and movers in the shoulder. The four muscles involved are the supraspinatus,...

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Exercising After a Stroke or Brain Injury

Exercising After a Stroke or Brain Injury

Exercising After a Stroke or Brain Injury   A stroke takes place when blood flow to the brain is blocked, resulting in a loss of brain function for 24 hours or more. Most strokes are a result of a thrombosis or embolism, with a small...

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Exercising with Angina and Silent Ischemia

Exercising with Angina and Silent Ischemia

 Exercising with Angina and Silent Ischemia   The heart requires an uninterrupted, stable supply of oxygen to survive, since oxygen is virtually its only fuel. During our daily activities and exercise, the demand for myocardial oxygen...

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Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise   Health Canada reports that approximately 6.6% of Canada’s population, age 20 and older, have been diagnosed with diabetes, and researchers expect an increase to 2.4 million Canadian diabetics by 2016. Also, 6% of...

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Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

 Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease   Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a chronic progressive neurologic disease that affects the part of the nervous system that controls muscle reflexes. It is believed that PD is caused by a reduction in...

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Exercising with Osteoporosis

Exercising with Osteoporosis

 Exercising with Osteoporosis    Osteoporosis has become a part of our normal vocabulary these days; it seems we all know someone who has this significant loss of bone mass, or its precursor, osteopenia (low bone mass). All of us...

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Exercising with Osteoarthritis

Exercising with Osteoarthritis

Exercising with Osteoarthritis (OA) People who struggle with OA often find themselves unable to do the kinds of exercise they have done for many years. The consequences of not exercising because OA may include weight gain, osteoporosis, muscle...

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