Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How the other horse lives
How the other horse lives ‘How The Other Horse Lives’ aims to raise awareness of the need of working equines in developing countries by showing what they endure on a daily basis compared to well-kept horses here in the UK Charlotte Dujardin is supporting How the other horse lives Brooke’s Global Ambassador Charlotte Dujardin is supporting our How The Other Horse Lives campaign. "I’m supporting Brooke’s new campaign, How The Other Horse Lives. If you want to help, there are lots of ways you can get involved – signing up for monthly donations , by collecting spare change , but my favourite is MyHackathon ." "Hacking is really important for horses and riders – it keeps both fit, and for me, it’s nice to have some chilled out time with the horses outside…
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
What You Can Do Right Now about Your Elbow Pain
Editor’s Note: Today’s post is written by Betsy Schack, OTR/L. Betsy is an occupational/hand therapist at Athletico Skokie and Athletico Park Ridge. Does i
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