Exercise is essential for keeping your mind and body strong as you get older.
Are you searching for the secrets to healthy aging? Well as it turns out, those secrets may be as basic as taking better care of yourself on a daily basis. Because while there is no fountain of youth that can help keep you looking and feeling younger, there are some scientifically proven ways to accomplish this on your own.
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Tagged Aging, Cardio, Exercise, Fitness, Health Tips, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Senior Health, Strength-training, Stress, Weight Loss
Physical Therapy isn’t only for injury recovery.
Are you having trouble losing weight? Are you often tired and feel sluggish? Do you have aches and pain in your joints? Do you try to lose weight only to give up a few days later because it feels too difficult?
UI is a very common problem, but it isn’t normal.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is defined by the International Continence Society as an “involuntary loss of urine which is objectively a demonstrable, social, and hygienic problem”. UI is a very common, but not normal, problem affecting both men and women. There are three main types of urinary incontinence:
- Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
- Over Active Bladder Incontinence (OAB) sometimes also called Urgency Incontinence
- Mixed Urinary Incontinence which is a blend of both
Symptoms of vertigo can include headache and ringing in the ears.
Help For Vertigo
Vertigo can be a very unsettling and uncomfortable disorder and can last as little as a minute or two or even hours or days. Symptoms include a sensation of spinning, swaying, unbalance, nausea, headache and ringing in the ears.
TMD usually Involves multiple symptoms.
According to the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, Temporomandibular Jaw Disorder (or TMD) “usually involves more than one symptom and rarely has a single cause.”
Sufferers of TMD often show many different symptoms including pain at the jaw joint area in front of the ear particularly when chewing or yawning, headaches, clicking or popping of the jaw, ringing ears, painful and sudden spasms of the jaw, as well as issues with the jaw “locking”.
Walking or doing other movements in a pool allows for greater flexibility.
Did you know Physical Therapy and Wellness Center is one of the few physical therapy clinics in the area that has a heated therapy pool? Aquatic therapy is a safe and effective method for reducing or eliminating pain caused by arthritis, fibromyalgia, muscle strains, and joint pain. Here are four reasons we recommend physical therapy in an aquatic environment:
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Tagged Aqua Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Pain Management, Pain Treatment, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy
Some pain and soreness is normal after exercising.
A little pain during and after exercise is normal; it’s how we push our bodies to become stronger, more flexible and increase our endurance. But how much pain is ok and when is pain actually an injury?
Stair Climbing is free exercise and can be done right in your home!
2 Super Easy and Free Exercises to Start Getting you in Shape Right Now Without Leaving your House!
So you still haven’t done anything yet about that New Year’s Resolution to get in shape? That’s ok, there’s still time to start! We’re just about halfway through the year (July 1 is the mid-way point) and you can get started on improving your fitness level right now without leaving your home! Here’s how:
How Physical Therapy and Courage Helped Shawn Jones Win His Life Back
At age 19, Shawn Jones was working as a truck driver, living the carefree life of a young man with no health problems to speak of until that morning he awoke and realized he couldn’t walk. He couldn’t even get out of bed because the pain in his hips and back was so bad.
His parents took him to the hospital and after several tests they learned that Shawn has what is called Ankylosing Spondylitis, a severe, progressive, inflammatory disease that can cause the vertebrae in the spine to fuse. It generally affects men in early adulthood and there is no cure.
One of the most common injuries pitchers experience is “Pitcher’s Elbow”, or medial epicondyle apophysitis.
Spring has arrived, and with it, the start of baseball. Baseball’s season is a long one. Practices and games are numerous, and the potential for injury (especially injury caused by overuse and repetitive motion) is high. This is particularly true for pitchers, who forcefully hurl balls at great speeds over and over, day after day. One of the most common injuries pitchers experience is “Pitcher’s Elbow”, or medial epicondyle apophysitis. This condition causes pain and swelling inside of the elbow, which in addition to hurting, can limit a pitcher’s range of motion.