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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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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Personally tailored exercises offer relief for patients with lower back pain

Impaired movement control may result in chronic lower back pain. A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that the combination of manual therapy and exercise is an excellent way to combat movement control impairment in the lower back. This combination reduced the disability experienced by patients and…

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