September 20, 2017
Stretching

Stretching Counts – 7 Best Stretching Exercises for PD Fighters

While medication has been the most prescribed treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD), many neurologists argue that a regular exercise program is as important as medications for managing the progressive disorder. Though most of the PD ...Read More
September 19, 2017
yoga

Yoga Poses to Induce Calm – Part 2

To relax our body and mind, we need to shift to a state of deep rest and calm. Only mind-body discipline of Yoga can do this. Part of yoga’s effectiveness comes from its proven ability ...Read More
September 18, 2017
Yoga poses

Yoga Poses to Induce Calm – Part 1

Yoga is widely prescribed as a means of reducing stress and instilling calm. This is true if practiced gently, synchronized properly with breathing and performed mindfully. In fact, done in this manner it is a ...Read More
September 13, 2017
9zest revolutionizes Individualized Healthcare

9zest revolutionizes Individualized Healthcare

The need for individualized healthcare has always been felt among Parkinson’s disease (PD) fighters, stroke survivors and people with Chronic Pain. However, due to many financial and logistical hurdles, people tend to overlook individualized quality ...Read More
August 17, 2017
One-Handed Cooking After Stroke

One-Handed Cooking After Stroke

Cooking for themselves allows stroke survivors to feel more independent and confident. Since cooking involves working with a variety of tools and handling hot or sharp objects, it is very important for people with one ...Read More
August 10, 2017
Travel Hacks for PD Fighters

Travel Hacks for PD Fighters

While traveling with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may not be a carefree experience, you can still enjoy an awe-inspiring trip to the mountains or plan a weekend getaway to the beach if you engage in some ...Read More
August 3, 2017
Stroke Recovery

8 Ways to Stay Motivated During Stroke Recovery

It would not be wrong to say that Motivation plays a key role in a successful stroke recovery. If a stroke survivor does not feel motivated, keeping up with his rehabilitation will be a challenge. ...Read More
July 31, 2017
workplace

Excelling at Workplace, Even with Parkinson’s

As per an estimate, approximately one-third of individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) remain active in their workplaces. This makes perfect sense as a PD diagnosis doesn’t mean no participation in the work. After all, the ...Read More
July 15, 2017
Stroke

Everything You Need to Know About Stroke

  What is Stroke? Stroke is similar to a heart attack but it attacks the brain rather than heart and is therefore also referred to as “Brain Attack”. A stroke happens when the blood supply ...Read More
December 30, 2016
Doing Parkinson’s exercises – The Right way

Doing Parkinson’s exercises – The Right way

Parkinson’s is a long term disorder of central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. Its symptoms are experienced or felt slowly over time. Main symptoms include tremors, rigidity, stooped posture, drooling of saliva, ...Read More
December 30, 2016
Parkinson's

Lifestyle modifications which can help Parkinson’s patient

Dealing with Parkinson’s is not an easy task. Simple ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) can become impossible and tiring. Certain modifications in your life and your surroundings can make living comfortable and less problematic. Earlier ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Parkinson's

Standing against the wall – Simple yet effective exercise to improve posture

Standing against the wall is an excellent form of exercise. It helps correct your standing posture in various medical conditions and age-related posture deformities, especially in Parkinson’s. Being a Physical Therapist, I have personally seen ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Stretching Exercise

11 exercises that can be done at home

Worried about weight loss and unable to go to the gym? A simple 11 exercises for you which can help you stay fit just merely following them at home. All you need is a small ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Hand stretching

Best way to stretch your affected hand in stroke

Stroke is known as the leading cause of serious long- term disability in adults. It’s high incidence and prevalence is having a major impact on our society. Treatment of people suffering from massive stroke continues ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Stroke

How to prevent stroke

  A stroke happens due to poor blood supply to the brain resulting in the death of brain cells. There is mainly two type of Stroke – Ischemic stroke and Hemorrhagic stroke. Ischemic stroke is ...Read More

September 20, 2017
Stretching

Stretching Counts – 7 Best Stretching Exercises for PD Fighters

While medication has been the most prescribed treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD), many neurologists argue that a regular exercise program is as important as medications for managing the progressive disorder. Though most of the PD ...Read More
September 19, 2017
yoga

Yoga Poses to Induce Calm – Part 2

To relax our body and mind, we need to shift to a state of deep rest and calm. Only mind-body discipline of Yoga can do this. Part of yoga’s effectiveness comes from its proven ability ...Read More
September 18, 2017
Yoga poses

Yoga Poses to Induce Calm – Part 1

Yoga is widely prescribed as a means of reducing stress and instilling calm. This is true if practiced gently, synchronized properly with breathing and performed mindfully. In fact, done in this manner it is a ...Read More
September 13, 2017
9zest revolutionizes Individualized Healthcare

9zest revolutionizes Individualized Healthcare

The need for individualized healthcare has always been felt among Parkinson’s disease (PD) fighters, stroke survivors and people with Chronic Pain. However, due to many financial and logistical hurdles, people tend to overlook individualized quality ...Read More
August 17, 2017
One-Handed Cooking After Stroke

One-Handed Cooking After Stroke

Cooking for themselves allows stroke survivors to feel more independent and confident. Since cooking involves working with a variety of tools and handling hot or sharp objects, it is very important for people with one ...Read More
August 10, 2017
Travel Hacks for PD Fighters

Travel Hacks for PD Fighters

While traveling with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may not be a carefree experience, you can still enjoy an awe-inspiring trip to the mountains or plan a weekend getaway to the beach if you engage in some ...Read More
August 3, 2017
Stroke Recovery

8 Ways to Stay Motivated During Stroke Recovery

It would not be wrong to say that Motivation plays a key role in a successful stroke recovery. If a stroke survivor does not feel motivated, keeping up with his rehabilitation will be a challenge. ...Read More
July 31, 2017
workplace

Excelling at Workplace, Even with Parkinson’s

As per an estimate, approximately one-third of individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) remain active in their workplaces. This makes perfect sense as a PD diagnosis doesn’t mean no participation in the work. After all, the ...Read More
July 15, 2017
Stroke

Everything You Need to Know About Stroke

  What is Stroke? Stroke is similar to a heart attack but it attacks the brain rather than heart and is therefore also referred to as “Brain Attack”. A stroke happens when the blood supply ...Read More
December 30, 2016
Doing Parkinson’s exercises – The Right way

Doing Parkinson’s exercises – The Right way

Parkinson’s is a long term disorder of central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. Its symptoms are experienced or felt slowly over time. Main symptoms include tremors, rigidity, stooped posture, drooling of saliva, ...Read More
December 30, 2016
Parkinson's

Lifestyle modifications which can help Parkinson’s patient

Dealing with Parkinson’s is not an easy task. Simple ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) can become impossible and tiring. Certain modifications in your life and your surroundings can make living comfortable and less problematic. Earlier ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Parkinson's

Standing against the wall – Simple yet effective exercise to improve posture

Standing against the wall is an excellent form of exercise. It helps correct your standing posture in various medical conditions and age-related posture deformities, especially in Parkinson’s. Being a Physical Therapist, I have personally seen ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Stretching Exercise

11 exercises that can be done at home

Worried about weight loss and unable to go to the gym? A simple 11 exercises for you which can help you stay fit just merely following them at home. All you need is a small ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Hand stretching

Best way to stretch your affected hand in stroke

Stroke is known as the leading cause of serious long- term disability in adults. It’s high incidence and prevalence is having a major impact on our society. Treatment of people suffering from massive stroke continues ...Read More
December 15, 2016
Stroke

How to prevent stroke

  A stroke happens due to poor blood supply to the brain resulting in the death of brain cells. There is mainly two type of Stroke – Ischemic stroke and Hemorrhagic stroke. Ischemic stroke is ...Read More