Category: Pilates

Agitatation in elderly helped by foot massage

Agitation in elderly patients has traditionally been managed with medication or physical restraints, a new research suggests that foot massage may be of some help. In a preliminary study, researchers from Griffith University, Brisbane, have shown that a short-course of foot massage reduces agitation and related behavioural problems in people with dementia, and a history […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Pilates, Thai massage, Yoga | No Comments »

Facilitated Stretching

Facilitated Stretching by Robert McAtee, Jeff Charland Facilitated Stretching, Third Edition, provides a useful overview of PNF stretching—a safe and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, then stretching it again to a new range of motion. These steps apply whether you are isolating one muscle at a time or […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Myofascial, Pilates, Sports | No Comments »

How Exercise Changes Structure And Function Of Heart

For the first time researchers are beginning to understand exactly how various forms of exercise impact the heart. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators, in collaboration with the Harvard University Health Services, have found that 90 days of vigorous athletic training produces significant changes in cardiac structure and function and that the type of change varies […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Infant massage, Pilates, Tools | No Comments »