Celebrate International Day Of Older Persons

On Monday, October 1, 2018 join us in celebrating International Day Of Older Persons. Thank them for their wisdom and love and remind them that a regular exercise program and a healthy eating plan can do wonders for any person regardless of age or ability.   Senior Exercise and Fitness…

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Scans, surgeries and opioids rarely the right answer for back pain

Most people suffer back pain at one point or another in their lives. Back pain is now the leading cause of disability worldwide, yet the way it is often treated makes it worse, according to a team of international health experts and backed by leading Perth physiotherapist Professor Peter O’Sullivan.…

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Exercise Rehabilitation and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Stage

  MICHAEL J. BERRY , W. JACK REJESKI , NORMAN E. ADAIR , and DANIEL ZACCARO https://doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm.160.4.9901014       PubMed: 10508815 Abstract To determine the extent to which patients with Stage I COPD experience improvements in physical performance and quality of life as a result of exercise training, and to compare these improvements with those seen in Stage I and II patients, 151…

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What is bursitis?

Hip Bursitis Medical Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR  Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Hip bursitis facts A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between moving tissues of the body. There are two major bursae of the hip. Bursitis,…

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Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness

About Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus What is Spina Bifida? Spina bifida is the most frequently occurring permanently disabling birth defect. It affects the development of the spine, spinal cord and the brain. For everyone born with spina bifida at least one spinal vertebra is only partly formed and the spinal cord at…

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