Therapists and Users Picture

Changing Paradigms in Chronic Care: A world perspective

Chronic care, especially rehabilitation, is beset with new challenges in the new age: Poor access for millions of patients Poor affordability, high cost of manual therapy Global manpower and therapist shortage Increasing incidents of infection when patients visit hospitals for rehab Increasing incidents of acquired disability in rural areas Increasing incidents of acquired disability in people under 35 years of …

The Dark Side of Neuroplasticity: Moving unconscious human responses to the conscious domain

Adaptation: A Phenomena as Constant as Cell and Tissue Renewal While we are healthy, we all assume that we are not adapting or compensating. However, human cognition and biomechanics are constantly adapting from the time we are born and throughout our lives. Those adaptations that are repeated over a longer period and perhaps with more intensity become ingrained in our …

New frontiers in regaining independence after stroke or trauma: Lessons from the Vedas and Upanishads

What are the Vedas and Upanishads? The Vedas are the fundamental literature of unknown antiquity which forms the foundation of the various philosophies and religious tendencies that arose in India. Some may say that it forms merely the foundation of Hinduism, but its affect is seen in all religious and sectarian orders arising in the subcontinent and beyond. The Upanishads …