We’ve all seen these: And they all have one thing in common: *chants* U-G-L-Y, they ain’t got no alibi, they UGLY! Enter some visionary people who have created these: As originally seen in the Today Show by Aaron Guillemette of Up in Flames Tattoo. Prosthetic cover designed by Alleles Design Studio 2,133 options available (today) from … Continue reading Making Assistive Devices Beautiful
An organic electronic biomimetic neuron enables auto-regulated neuromodulation as originally seen in Biosensors and Bioelectronics Some Swedish folk from Karolinska Institutet have managed to create a prosthetic neuron. That is an engineering miracle right there. Do you know what all a neuron has to do to function? “I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your … Continue reading Bioengineered Neurons
I would like to emphasize that ANYONE at ANY AGE can learn a new language. It’s a great workout for your brain! And it helps stave off dementia. Other benefits include: having a better understanding of another culture, a better understanding of your mother tongue and own culture, opening your world to new friends, an … Continue reading Exercise Your Brain by Learning a Language
And here we have the most ANNOYING video EVER. It showcases several people’s tinnitus and also several ways of pronouncing that word that I’ve never heard. There are several neurological causes of tinnitus: Meniere’s disease, brain tumor and brain injury. Other items to consider in the differential include: ear infection, heart or blood vessel disorders, … Continue reading Ring-a-ling, Ring-a-ling. Tinnitus.
Who: Recreational, Occupational, Physical Therapists, dance instructors, anyone who would like to take wheelchair dance into their community. Instructed by a the creator of the Wheel One™ program, Melinda Kremer and either a seated dancer or the American Dance Wheel’s artistic director. What: American DanceWheels‘ Wheel One™ syllabus teacher training When: offered 2 times per … Continue reading CCU Alert! Therapeutic Dance
This is a news bit on some pedi therapists that are using dance as a therapeutic technique. And here we have the highlights of the 2013 Paralympic Wheelchair DanceSport latin ballroom competition. I just love inclusion stories. Everyone deserves to reach for their dreams! But dance can be applied to therapy too. It’s definitely a … Continue reading Therapeutic Dance
Fashion victim: rhabdomyolysis and bilateral peroneal and tibial neuropathies as a result of squatting in ‘skinny jeans’ I knew I didn’t like skinny jeans for a good reason… beside the fact that I strained one of my rhomboids trying to get in a pair once… an embarrassing, but true story. This 35 year old lady … Continue reading Squat + Skinny Jeans=Rhabdo, Neuropathies