Monthly Archives: August 2014


The benefits of Nordic walking for neurological conditions

Nordic walking is superior to brisk walking without poles on improving resting heart rate, blood pressure, exercise capacity, maximal oxygen consumption, and quality of life in various diseases and has a role in both primary and secondary prevention. In the neurological population results have shown significant improvements in; Quality of life Walking speed Stride length [...]

By |2018-02-23T13:43:47+11:00August 23rd, 2014|Tags: , |

What is Nordic Walking?

Nordic walking is an intensification of normal walking by using poles. It is not just walking with a set of poles in any fashion but a precise technical sport. You need to be taught the correct technique to be able to access the many health benefits it has above and beyond normal walking. Check out [...]

By |2018-02-23T13:43:47+11:00August 23rd, 2014|Tags: |

What is LSVT BIG?

If you have not yet heard of LSVT and its influential impact on the quality of lives of people with Parkinson Disease here is your chance.  LSVT stands for Lee Silverman Voice Treatment known as LSVT LOUD, which was developed in 1987 as an effective speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson disease. Due to its successful treatment [...]

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