‘Time outs’ don’t do any harm, parents told

Using “time outs” to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests. Despite criticism of the “naughty step” strategy, children’s anxiety did not increase and neither did their aggressive behaviour, the eight-year study of families found. But a UK psychologist said the key was how the technique… Read More »

Exercise Therapy for OA Pain Management

Exercise therapy is widely recommended for managing knee, hip and hand OA. It is considered the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing pain and improving movement in osteoarthritis. Muscle weakness, particularly in the quadriceps femoris, is associated with increased pain levels and poorer physical function. Strong muscles are stress resilient and exhibit greater motor control.… Read More »