Help yourself – and Arthritis New Zealand too. From 19th – 25th September Arthritis New Zealand is “Painting New Zealand Orange”. You will see the bright orange vests and collection tins in town on Friday. Once again it is arthritis awareness and annual appeal week and the organisation is as much in need of your […]
Ever noticed how relaxed laughing makes you feel? It positively affects many aspects of our lives. Most importantly it affects our health, wellbeing and energy. When we are energized by laughing our interest in daily activities is often increased.
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for someone suffering from arthritis, swollen feet and hands or night cramps? An Aircycle circulation booster and pain reliever could be just the gift you are looking for.
How the Aircycle hand exercises helped Jennie keep her lymphatic system active and flowing after breast cancer surgery and lymph node removal. The Aircycle helped her to self manage this important part of her recovery.
One of the causes of back pain is sitting long periods. Our sedentary lifestyle.means we sit in the office, in the car, in cafes and watching TV. Understanding what happens when we sit, encourages us to do something about it. We can help ourselves.
Diabetes complications are serious. About half the people with diabetes do not know they have it so get tested. With proper care most complications can be avoided. Foot care is essential to avoid amputation.
Dementia can be delayed, research now shows. World Health Organisation reports one new case of dementia every 4 seconds. Walking as little as one km a day can help. An app for your phone can help motivate you to get off the couch.and track your walking activity. It provides easy-to-read measurements and records your important feedback to questionnaires.
“Yes”, say the experts. “Exercise does help your brain – AT ANY AGE.” Exercise keeps the supply of blood and oxygen flowing to the brain for cell regeneration.