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Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease: Early detection and treatment with cognitive training

What is Early-onset Alzheimer’s? Early-onset Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that occurs in people younger than age 65. Of 44 million people who have Alzheimer’s disease around the world, about 5 percent develop symptoms before the age 65.  Most people with early-onset Alzheimer’s develop symptoms of the disease in their 40s and 50s. One

Air pollution, the economic situation, loved ones at risk

There are many things in our environment that are out of our control. So, what can YOU do to stay healthy and boost your immune system? Avoid Stress – Find Positives Don’t let it get to you! Focus on what you have, your loved ones, and share compassionate love with others. Stress and depression weaken

Common Golf Injuries and What To Do About Them

Golf Injuries Golf is one of the most well known and interesting sports. The modern golf game originated in 15th-century Scotland and has since spread successfully around the world. Playing golf requires high mental concentration along with physical components such as good body balance, muscle strength, muscle flexibility. Body coordination contributes to performing the proper

Pain After a Stroke : What Should You Know?

Pain After a Stroke After a stroke, many patients experience significant pain problems. There are numerous potential causes and locations of pain. The pain can be generated by brain injury, lack of movement, bad posture, and psychological or medical effects. The range of post-stroke pain may include muscle or joint pain, severe headaches and other

Myofascial Release: New Therapeutic Options

Myofascial Release: New Therapeutic Options Besides our muscles, bones and organs, examining fascia are essential for finding the cause of pain. Fascia is a specialized system of the body with an appearance similar to a spider’s web or a knitted sweater. If you have pain in your left foot, you may feel the pain in

What is Eartone?

What is Eartone?  Eartone at ChivaCare Chiang Mai, is an ear and hearing aid center operated by Eartone (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a leading importer, manufacturer and distributor of hearing health care equipment, especially hearing aids in Thailand. It has been established for nearly twenty years. ● Assessment Service Check a person’s hearing through accurate standardized

Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Post-Operative Rehabilitation By M.D. Surat Tanprawate Many patients with a bone or spine problem end-up with a  surgical procedure. At certain points in the process of surgery is often the only way to fix the structural abnormality. In some cases non-surgical treatment for back pain from Spondylosis (degeneration of the vertebral column) is possible, please

Occupational Therapy in Integrated Treatment

Occupational therapy focuses on fine motoric, cognitive function, pre-speech and activities that enable a return to work or daily life. Only two universities in Thailand train occupational therapists, one in Chiang Mai University. There are even fewer clinics and even hospitals with occupational therapists and at ChivaCare the occupational therapy department is a key part