Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Build Healthy Bones and Joints the Right Way

Keeping your bones and joints healthy requires a bit of effort, but the rewards make the work extremely worthwhile. Follow these simple guidelines to start you on the road to good health from the inside out for years to come. Exercise Being stationary for a long period of time – when you watch TV or… Read More »

Three Reasons NOT to Skip the Warm-Up

For many, the warm-up takes a back seat to the actual workout, either because of time constraints or the notion that the workout is the most important part anyway. But warming up is essential to a safe and effective workout because it serves to prevent injuries and improve performance. What’s more, it prepares you mentally… Read More »

5 Safety Tips to Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

As we age, physical changes, health conditions, and sometimes even medications make falls more likely. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults age 65 or older falls each year, and 2 million are treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. To prevent falls in older adults,… Read More »

Top 5 Exercise Tips for Senior Citizens

Regular exercise and activity can benefit a person of any age. In fact, more and more adults are remaining physically active well into their 60s, 70s, and 80s. While older adults may not be able to do all the same types of exercises they did when they were younger, many older adults today still enjoy… Read More »

Benefits of Practicing Yoga After Orthopedic Surgery

After orthopedic surgery, the most difficult part of recovery for many patients is rebuilding strength and improving their range of motion. Orthopedic surgeons often prescribe patients with a physical therapy plan to assist in the recovery process. In addition to physical therapy, low-impact exercises such as swimming and yoga can be significantly beneficial to the… Read More »

How Can Arthritis Be Treated?

Each year, millions of people are diagnosed with arthritis, a disorder characterized by swollen, stiff, and painful joints. Arthritis can occur in any of the joints, such as the hands, legs, or feet, and the primary symptoms are severe joint pain, stiffness, and a decreased ability to walk and move joints comfortably. These symptoms can… Read More »

What are the Most Common Knee Injuries?

Each day, we rely on our knees for basic activities, like walking. Constant use of knees mean they are always at risk for injury and pain. Knee injuries are quite common, and can occur at any age. Perhaps the most common knee injury is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. This common knee injury usually occurs… Read More »

How can an ACL Injury Be Prevented?

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of four major ligaments that provide stability to the knee joint. When this ligament is torn, the result is often a severe knee injury. Normally, the ACL is torn while playing a high-impact sports activity, such as football or soccer. ACL injuries are most common among athletes 25 and… Read More »

How to Select the Best Running Shoes

Running is an excellent way to keep in shape and stay healthy. Each year, countless runners invest in shoes to help them succeed in the sport. While runners often worry about a variety of injuries, they should never have to worry about uncomfortable shoes. So, how can you choose the right running shoe? Visit a… Read More »

Top Treatments for Tennis Elbow

Tennis is a fun and effective way to keep in shape. However, overuse of the elbow during a game can cause serious pain!  Tennis elbow occurs when the tendons that join your forearm muscles to the outside of your elbow become  swollen. Although this condition is usually associated with sports, it can affect anyone who… Read More »

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