Neurological Virtual Group classes with Neuro Heroes Physiotherapist Anna
Rooks Health Podcast
by Farouk Bello
3M ago
We discuss the use of Virtual classes for stroke and neurological patients. Also how effective can these physiotherapy-led group classes be and what is the future of telerehabilitation in physiotherapy and healthcare? Neuro Heroes is a company that has used telerehab for a long time and has found success so we discuss how and what are some of the downsides. You can find the team :⁠⁠ neuroheroes.co.uk⁠⁠ Twitter -@theneuroheroes ..read more
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The Management of Progressive Neurological Conditions With Dr Gita Ramdharry (PhD)
Rooks Health Podcast
by Farouk Bello
3M ago
A discussion about the world of Neurology in healthcare serves as both an insightful episode on how patients are currently being treated to how well-equipped are clinicians. We discuss a few conditions such as Parkinson's disease, myositis, MS, Charcot Marie tooth and many more Neurological conditions    The management of progressing neurological conditions in healthcare and physiotherapy can often be complex so we try and explain what current research on neurological conditions details. Make sure to check out www.rookshealth.com for more information and a deeper dive into this episo ..read more
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A journey from Nigeria to the UK as a physiotherapist on a visa | healthcare journey
Rooks Health Podcast
by Farouk Bello
8M ago
Nerus tells us about his experience working as a physiotherapist in Nigeria vs. in the UK, since he relocated. He also explains why it can be hard to be a physiotherapist in Nigeria and what some of the most significant barriers are. But also is moving to the UK the best move for a physiotherapist? Make sure to check out www.rookshealth.com for more information To read more blog posts on each podcast episode check https://anchor.fm/rooks-health Find out more information about this podcast and more health debunk tips on social media @Rookshealth Twitter: https://twitter.com/rookshealth Instagra ..read more
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Do we take too many drugs? + What are the effects of this with Dr Joe the Toxicologist
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by Farouk Bello
1y ago
In current society, regular medications are normalized, but there is always the debate of if we are taking too many.  In the sense that are there people on meds the y do not really need and what are the possible future effects of this? In this podcast, we give an American view and a UK perspective on the current drugs and medication climate. Make sure to check out www.rookshealth.com for more information and a deeper dive into this episode and more health and wellness topics To read more blog posts on each podcast episode check https://www.rookshealth.com/podcast/ Find out more informat ..read more
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Why does Exercise Work ? with Ann Gates
Rooks Health Podcast
by Farouk Bello
1y ago
 Ann Gates, the founder of Exercise works is a remarkable person who has been at the forefront of promoting physical activity and exercise as a means of prevention and treatment for diseases, particularly Non-communicable diseases.  In this episode we discuss: What is Exercise Works! Why people do not Exercise and why they cant? Exercise as a medicine Effects of Exercise for short term and long term  Social and Health Inequalities in Healthcare Importance of Health Promotion  Are definitions Important in physical activities? To know more about Ann Gates you can check ou ..read more
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Postural drop/Orthostatic hypotension non pharmacological options ( meta analysis review )
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by Farouk Bello
1y ago
This episode summarizes some key points from a systematic review by Logan et al( 2022) that looks at what are the current non-pharmacological interventions that can be used to treat postural drop/Orthostatic hypotension.  I recommend you still go and look at the original piece of work to get the full context as well as the limitations that the study highlights for each of the treatments mentioned. link to full review -  Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions to treat orthostatic hypotension in elderly people and people with a neurological condition: a systematic review ..read more
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Exploitation in healthcare, International recruitment and Trade unions with Fmr CSP chair Alex Mackenzie
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by Farouk Bello
1y ago
Former CSP chair and current Vice president of the CSP Alex Mackenzie and I discuss the 2 main types of exploitation that happen within both private and NHS healthcare. Also what can trade unions such as the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists do to support victims of this, such as international recruits and migrants? Make sure to check out www.rookshealth.com for more information and a deeper dive into this episode and more health and wellness topics To read more blog posts on each podcast episode check https://www.rookshealth.com/podcast/ Find out more information about this podcast and ..read more
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The Psychology of Nutrition with Kimberly Wilson
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by Farouk Bello
1y ago
What is the Psychology of food? To what extent does your brain affect your eating habits and how do you how can you improve your mind and body with food. In this episode with Psychologist and Nutrition expert Kimberly Wilson ( @foodandpsych), we discuss:  The brain and diets  Do you actually have Depression and Anxiety?  Sleep and being human  Is yoga, mediation and mindfulness actually useful. Eating Disorders  The psychological relationship with food Social media impact on mental and nutritional health What nutrients and foods can help the brain Make sure to check ..read more
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How to train and compete in a Triathlon with Chloe Dooley (GB athlete)
Rooks Health Podcast
by Farouk Bello
1y ago
Chloe is an endurance athlete competing in triathlons, aquathlons, and other events, she also represents Great Britain in international races.  But why would a person subject themselves to a rigorous amount of training and push their bodies to the limits? We discuss what it takes behind the scenes to get to the point of completing these races that span hours and different terrains  Make sure to check out www.rookshealth.com for more information and a deeper dive into this episode and more health and wellness topics To read more blog posts on each podcast episode check https://www.ro ..read more
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Neuromuscular disorders and how they are diagnosed with Dr Ramdharry (PHD)
Rooks Health Podcast
by Farouk Bello
1y ago
In this episode, we discuss a few more specific neurological conditions and how they are diagnosed in neuro clinics. As Gita is someone who has been involved and worked closely with teams that test for rare and common neurological conditions. Make sure to check out www.rookshealth.com for more information and a deeper dive into this episode and more health and wellness topics To read more blog posts on each podcast episode check https://www.rookshealth.com/podcast/ Find out more information about this podcast and more health debunk tips on social media @Rookshealth Twitter:     ..read more
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