Category list : Patient exercise
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Not every hospitalised patient wants to get dressed every day, which does not necessarily mean they are deconditioned and languishing in bed, says Liz Lees-Deutsch
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’Many people are affected by cancer and it should be considered an informative read for patients who have experienced a cancer diagnosis.’
Exercise relieves symptoms of major mental health conditions, and subsequently should be used as a pillar of treatment, according to the European Psychiatric Association.
Home video-game exercises can reduce chronic lower back pain in older people by a level comparable to benefits gained under programmes supervised by a physiotherapist, a study has found.
Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to findings from a UK study.
A study of 1.2 million people has suggested that people who exercise regularly have, on average, 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month that those who do not exercise.
A healthy diet combined with staying active can reduce cognitive decline, according to researchers from Sweden and China.
This article discusses the barriers preventing people with learning disabilities from being more physically active, and how nurses can encourage them to increase their level of activity
A good relationship with a health professional, as well as peer support, have been identified among key factors in helping patients with lung conditions to stay active, according to UK researchers.
An acute orthopaedic ward in Nottingham has reduced falls, pressure ulcers and complaints using enhanced supervision and #EndPJparalysis. This article explains how staff are keeping patients physically mobile and socially engaged