Sciatica is characterised by pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs. Commonly pain and numbness are located at the calf, foot, or back of the thigh. This is usually preceded for a few weeks by lower back pain. Eventually the leg pain becomes worse than the back pain. Pain can either be dull and [...]

Towards Wellness May

By eating regularly and spreading your serves of carbohydrate foods evenly throughout the day, you can maintain energy levels without causing large rises or sharp falls in blood-glucose levels. It just needs to be a healthy snack that’s the right size. Why not try a few fresh dates and a handful of almonds, or a [...]

Stretch of the Month May

While in a seated position, cross your right leg over your straightened left leg.Hug your right knee with your left arm, making sure to keep your back straight.Hold this stretch for 30-60 seconds, and then repeat on the opposite side.                                 [...]

Technology and Children

 If children and adults in your home share thesame computer workstation make certain that the workstation can be modified for each child's use.Positionthecomputermonitorsothetopofthescreenisator below the child's eye level. This can be accomplished by taking the computer off its base or stand, or having the child sit on firm pillows or phone books to reach the [...]