Addressing anxiety in post-stroke patients

It is well known that strokes often have serious, lasting effects on patients as discussed in a previous post. While the cognitive complications from stroke may be more commonly heard of, psychological effects of stroke are possible and common for post-stroke patients. Such effects like anxiety and depression are thought to be attributed to the…

Risks of rhythmic gymnastics for young athletes

Practicing a sport such as rhythmic gymnastics from a young age has many advantages. For instance, low-level gymnastic participation at an early age can benefit bone health and balance exercised in rhythmic gymnastics has been shown to improve posture control. However, the age and musculoskeletal development of an athlete should be considered when choosing training…