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Defeated Pistorius questions rules

September 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) In a night that should have belonged to Paralympic Games superstar Oscar Pistorius, Alan Oliveira of Brazil had not read the script for the T44 men's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Talking while walking harder for Parkinson’s patients

September 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): People with Parkinson's disease are at increased risk for falls with injury because they have more trouble walking and talking, according to a new Florida State University study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treadmill training boosts movements in Parkinson’s patients

January 20th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Treadmill training can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their walking movements, say researchers.According to Cochrane Researchers, treadmill training could be used to improve specific gait parameters in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Your gait could reveal your knee problems

April 14th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) More than 25,000 knees are replaced in Australia every year, but most of them can be prevented with the help of gait analysis. We need to know more ... Read more...

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Ankle splints help stroke patients regain mobility

January 25th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Ankle and foot splints can help stroke patients regain the ability to walk and keep their balance, says a new study.Although splints also called orthotics offer less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flip-flops can lead to sore feet, ankles and legs

June 7th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Theyre the latest fad, and the coolest footwear in the hot summer season, giving you the much desired casual look, but according to a group of researchers ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Electrical impulses could improve walking in Parkinson’s patients

June 3rd, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 3 (ANI): Using a technique called Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) may help improve walking for people suffering from neurodegenerative disease Parkinsons, finds a new study.Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) ... Read more...

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