Archive for October, 2015

The amazing orchestra of our brain!

This video presents incredible information about how musicians brain’s are different to those of non musicians.

Through neuroscientific studies we know that when listening to music the brain is engaged in interesting activities but recent studies show that when playing music the brain literally has fireworks going off in it! Playing music is the equivalent of a full body workout for the brain. It involves almost every area of the brain: visual, auditory and motor cortices and the disciplined and structured practice regimes of musicians strengthen these brain functions. Playing music has been found to increase the volume and activity of the brains corpus callous which is the bridge between the right and left hemispheres. This means that messages can get across the brain faster and through more diverse routes in musicians.

You can learn more about this by watching this video

Posted in NEWS on October 13th 2015

Want to live for 7 years longer?

Recent research shows that moderate exercise such as brisk walks or slow jogging can help us live longer and significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack. The full article can be read here. So, we best all get walking so we can live happily for seven years longer!

Posted in NEWS on October 1st 2015

London Hand Therapy:

  • Injury prevention
  • Hand and upper limb assessment and treatment
  • Postoperative management

Hand Therapy is both an art and a rehabilitation science for the upper extremity. The injured limb is evaluated and assessed, and a variety of treatment methods are used to achieve set therapeutic goals.

Hand therapists are qualified Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who have become skilled in treating upper limb injuries and deformities through further education, training and clinical experience.