We often like to focus on building muscle and stamina, as we tend to think that these are what help us get through the day. Our bones and joints, however, are just as important, and they both require their own […]
Neurogenesis is a term that’s only recently begun to make headlines, but one that neuroscientists have been studying for a long time. Neurogenesis is the human brain’s ability to create new neurons, something that scientists thought for a long time […]
Everyone living in our modern society has obstacles, challenges and responsibilities to face. All of these shape our lives in unique ways, but for people living with disabilities, these pressures can feel insurmountable at times.
Nerve damage is a very common cause (or side effect) of disability, and for many paraplegic athletes, it is an ongoing challenge that needs to be fought wherever possible. Luckily, there are a few key health supplements on the market […]
Chronic pain is a serious medical conditional defined as having pain on all or most days over the span of at least 6 months and can lead to further health problems if left untreated. Many chronic pain sufferers develop depression […]
Just as everyone’s body functions differently, so too do our dietary needs. If you’re living with a disability, diet and nutrition is something you should pay attention to, as it could make your life healthier, happier and more comfortable.
Wheelchair users are often prone to weight gain as they don’t expend as many calories through physical activity, but this doesn’t mean that there is nothing that can be done. While the basic formula for weight loss is to burn […]
Most modern athletes find that vitamin and mineral supplementation has become almost necessary to maintain a certain level of physical exertion without wearing the body out. The amount of nutritional value in foods bought from supermarkets has shown to declining […]
Exploring a Wheelchair Accessible Caribbean International travel poses many challenges for wheelchair users and the nature of most Caribbean destinations has equated to a large avoidance by those with mobility impairments. However, the good news is that many more Caribbean […]
Staying Active While Living With a Disability These days staying active is a priority, for both persons living with a disability and those without. Getting the exercise you need can help you make your bones, heart, and muscles stronger, improve […]