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Work, Stress, and Exercise

Work, Stress, and Exercise

While everyone experiences some level of stress, experiencing too much stress can negatively affect one’s health. Excessive stress can lead to depression, fatigue, and poor habits like alcohol abuse or tobacco use. One of the biggest sources of stress in many people’s...
Learn More About Physical Therapy

Learn More About Physical Therapy

When someone suffers an injury that makes it difficult for them to move a part of their body, they usually meet with a physical therapist who will help them recover. The type of treatment that a patient receives depends on the injury that they experience. However, the...
Hip Fracture and Recovery

Hip Fracture and Recovery

A hip fracture is a life-changing event for many patients. Recovery usually requires surgery, and in some cases, it can take up to a year before a patient is back to 100%. This post looks at some of the common causes of hip fractures, what recovery looks like, and how...
How to Deal With Lower Back Pain

How to Deal With Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common pains that people experience. Many people hurt their backs by lifting something that’s too heavy. Sometimes the culprit is a dumbbell or barbell during exercise but just as often it’s due to lifting groceries or grandchildren....
The Importance of Daily Exercise

The Importance of Daily Exercise

Daily exercise is one of the best things you can do for your body. Exercise is especially important if you are an older adult. Unfortunately, as people get older they tend to exercise less. In fact, one study has found that “half of all baby boomers report doing no...
How to Prevent Falls

How to Prevent Falls

Last month the U.S. Centers for Disease Control released a report that found that “falls are the number one cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults over 65” (Brophy). When an older adult falls he or she is more likely to break a bone. Unfortunately, many...