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Category Archives: Senior Living

12 Jul, 2019

Does Getting Older Mean You Can’t Exercise?

Statistics show that roughly about one third of people 65-years-old are physically active. That’s in contrast to the roughly 80 percent of the general population. As you age you may begin to think that your body won’t be able to handle exercising, and you may just stop exercising all together. The reality is, folks over

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6 Jul, 2019

Motion is Lotion

Your parents have probably told you a thousand times, “If you crack your knuckles, you’ll get arthritis.” Well guess what, this isn’t true! Cracking your knuckles isn’t really the main culprit (or culprit at all) for arthritis, I can tell you that NOT moving your joints will get you there much faster. So what is Arthritis

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3 Apr, 2018

The Benefits of Post-Op Physical Therapy

By Xavier Thompson, ATC Is post-op physical therapy necessary? Are you scheduled to have surgery? While surgery may repair damaged tissues, some of the most important work to ensure that you stay healthy occurs after you leave the operating room. Whether you are young or old, an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, it is

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24 Jan, 2017

The Silent Disease: Osteoporosis

By Abbey Fecher, DPT Did you know that osteoporosis is known as the ‘Silent Disease’? Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, keeps too little bone or when both these things occur. It causes bones to weaken which increases the risk for fractures. Medical experts estimate that 54 million

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20 Jun, 2019

Five Myths About Exercising and Aging

Five Myths About Exercising and Aging There are several myths about exercising and aging. Unfortunately, many people believe there are increased risks involved with physical activity and the aging population. Some think they are too old to participate in community activities or exercise classes. This is simply not true! Read the five myths below to

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