Sue Schonberger demonstrates the split stance. Without moving your feet and legs, rotate at the hips and look around from side to side. This exercise is good for the hips and helps build your balance. Photo by Patti Hartog Chad Garvey, doctor of Physical Therapy at KORT … [Read more...] about Improve Your Balance
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If you or your loved one is dealing with a medical condition, taking medications is standard, but being cautious about the types of medicines and supplements you take is vital to staying healthy. Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris, associate professor in the schools of public health and … [Read more...] about 5 Smart Ways to Manage Your Meds
We all have days when it feels as if the world is against us or that the chaos we are experiencing will never end. One negative circumstance seems to lead to another. We may wonder on such a day whether anything in our life will ever go right again. We all have days that seem … [Read more...] about Bad Days
Six years ago when Valerie Spies, stylist at Z Salon & Spa, began experiencing neck pain, lower back pain, and fatigue, she went to the doctor expecting to be told she needed physical therapy. “It was very discouraging,” Valerie says. “He spent exactly 10 minutes with me and … [Read more...] about Why Does Moving My Body Hurt?
Good news! As it turns out, walking may be one of the best forms of physical exercise for seniors, especially for those who hate to work out. Walking has all the hallmarks of senior- friendly exercise: it’s easy to get started, it has a low risk for injury, it can be done at any … [Read more...] about Even If You Hate Exercise, You Can Do This