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Best Stretches for Your Hips and Shoulders

Best Stretches for Your Hips and Shoulders

I’ve written about the importance of stretching, but if you have never really stretched before it can be difficult to know where to start with a stretching routine. In the past, many experts recommended stretching before a workout. Then research suggested that maybe...
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...
15 Minutes of Exercise a Day May be Enough

15 Minutes of Exercise a Day May be Enough

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s publication Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults get 2 hours and 30 minutes of exercise per week. However, in reality, many people find it difficult to meet this daily requirement due...
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...