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Uganda Association of Physiotherapy to give free services

Physiotherapy plays a significant role in helping people take control of chronic pain and improve their lives. Chronic pain is a global health burden and low back pain causes more disability than any other condition. Incase one has pain, a physiotherapist can work with you to suggest activities or a programme that is right for […]

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Why breastfeeding is important

Breast milk is the most important food for a new born baby and breastfeeding is good for both the mother and the baby. August is a month for sensitizing and educating people about breast feeding. World breastfeeding week is celebrated every year from 1st to 7th August to encourage breastfeeding and to improve the health […]

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What you should know about Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is the rehabilitation of persons with physical disability using physical means to normal or to near normal. Susan Akori, the president of the Uganda Association of physiotherapy says, ‘’we use physical means like water in form of hydrotherapy for rehabilitation, ice for reduction of pain, heat in two types deep heat and superficial heat in […]

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What to eat when exercising

“I have been exercising for the last 6 months but there is no change instead i am adding on more weight,” says a devasted May Nantongo. According to the January 30, 2019 research from the University of Texas at Austin, Researchers have found that formerly sedentary young adults who were instructed to exercise regularly for […]

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How to keep your mouth and gum healthy

The mouth is the most important part of the body that should be kept clean. It is not all about white teeth or having the brightest smile but one has to take extra care to make sure the mouth is kept clean. “I brush once a day because I always get lazy to brush in […]