Rescue dog rehab: how hydrotherapy gets them back on their feet, and helps with arthritis, post-op recovery

Rescue dog rehab: how hydrotherapy gets them back on their feet, and helps with arthritis, post-op recovery

Hydrotherapy for dogs allows them to exercise and play without putting any weight on joints. It helps dogs with arthritis or hip dysplasia, and those recovering from hip or spinal surgery, making them stronger and more mobile. Not every dog that takes to the hydrotherapy pool at Heal Animal Wellness and Rehabilitation is a natural or enthusiastic swimmer. But the Hong Kong centre’s owner and lead therapist, Wendy Tan, does her best to make sure…

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Mind Diet helps with physical, mental health

Mind Diet helps with physical, mental health

ALBANY — At any given time, about 50 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight, spending in excess of $60 billion annually on diet and weight-loss products. And while a large number of those dieters are looking for a quick way to improve their self-image, another group has something else in mind. We’ve all heard the saying “feed your mind.” It was usually from a parent or teacher trying to encourage us to read…

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Apple pivots to services with video, news offerings

Apple pivots to services with video, news offerings

Apple on March 25 unveiled a star-packed original video service along with a subscription plan for magazines and newspapers as part of a new strategic move for the iPhone maker. The US tech giant, aiming to emphasize digital content and services to make up for a slump in smartphone sales, also announced Apple Arcade, a game subscription service for mobile and other devices. Director Steven Spielberg, TV host Oprah Winfrey and Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston,…

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New hydrotherapy pool installed at local school to help children with disabilities

New hydrotherapy pool installed at local school to help children with disabilities

Innova Care Concepts has been awarded a contract to supply and install a hydrotherapy pool worth £169,000 at the new Sandside Lodge School in Ulverston, Cumbria, which caters specifically to children with special educational needs and physical disabilities. The pool will be fitted with air jets, colour-changing LED lights, and an internal perimeter railing to help with any physiotherapy exercises. It is one of four bespoke hydrotherapy pools currently being installed by Innova across the…

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Make-up artist who feared her severe acne will drive away her boyfriend reveals how her skin improved in just six WEEKS with an over-the-counter serum – and it costs just £12.95

Make-up artist who feared her severe acne will drive away her boyfriend reveals how her skin improved in just six WEEKS with an over-the-counter serum – and it costs just £12.95

A make-up artist with severe acne has revealed how her skin has dramatically improved in just six weeks with the help of an over-the-counter serum. Abbie Bull, 22, of Donnington, Shropshire, has suffered with severe acne for over seven years and at her lowest, she felt so ugly, she worried her boyfriend of five years would leave her. ‘He is very understanding of my insecurities regarding my skin but there were times when I would go…

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I tried the keto diet that’s sweeping Silicon Valley with help from a gadget that tracks your progress

I tried the keto diet that’s sweeping Silicon Valley with help from a gadget that tracks your progress

I tried the keto diet with help from a gadget that tracks your progress — here’s what happened   10:00 AM ET Sat, 22 Dec 2018 | 09:13 Ketogenic dieting has become a favorite pastime of Silicon Valley techies who want to hack their bodies to improve energy levels and performance. The regimen involves eating foods that are high in fat and some protein, while keeping carbohydrates to a minimum. The goal of ketogenic diets is…

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6 beauty tips to wake up with beautiful skin

6 beauty tips to wake up with beautiful skin

A good skincare regimen at night can do wonders for your skin. It is the perfect time to repair the damaged skin cells, and pamper your skin after a stressful day. Here are six night time hacks that can help you to wake up with a refresh, radiant skin. Remove make-up This one is probably the biggest beauty blunder we make. Removing every hint of make-up from your face is really important as it lets…

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People with serious lung condition can still exercise, says campaign

People with serious lung condition can still exercise, says campaign

A new campaign focussing on the stories of three people living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) shows their personal experiences of the progressively debilitating lung condition. Photograph: iStock A new campaign focussing on the stories of three people living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) shows their personal experiences of the progressively debilitating lung condition. The videos, part of a global “Fight IPF” campaign supported by the Mater Hospital and the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association (ILFA),…

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