How to Use and Protect Your Hearing Aids During Exercise and Sports
29 September 2016
Hearing loss should not stop you from enjoying the occasional morning run, basketball game or other exercise or sport that you take part in. However, most people who use hearing aids have concerns regarding possible damage to hearing aids during sports. While it is possible for the hearing aids to get spoilt during vigorous exercise, there are measures that you can take to prevent this. Read on to find out how you can make use of your hearing aids and protect them when exercising and playing your favourite sport.
Love Long-Distance Running? Give Your Knees Some TLC With These 3 Actions
21 September 2016
When you run, a weighty force travels to your knees every time your foot touches the ground. If you love long distance running, the force is even more powerful against your knees. According to Sports Medicine Australia, up to 70 percent of runners sustain injuries. Of those, 42 percent sustain injuries to their knees. Regular physio sessions to strengthen your knees will help tremendously. You can also give your knees some extra TLC with these actions.
Techniques to Help Improve Working Memory in School-Aged Children
20 September 2016
Working memory is the ability to remember short sequences of important information. This is a very important skill for children who need to follow instructions in school and remember small amounts of information to let them read and comprehend texts. Students with a very short working memory often experience learning difficulties and can come across as spacey or disobedient.
Here are some ways that you can help your child to expand their working memory.