Warning Signs of a Shoulder Injury

shoulder injury

Common Shoulder Injuries Most problems in the shoulder involve the muscles, ligaments, and tendons, rather than the bones. Athletes are especially susceptible to shoulder problems. In athletes, shoulder problems can develop slowly through repetitive, intensive training routines. Some people will have a tendency to ignore the pain and “play through” a shoulder injury, which only […]

Loss of Balance and Falls

loss of balance and falls

Balance problems are conditions that make you feel unsteady or dizzy. If you are standing, sitting or lying down, you might feel as if you are moving, spinning or floating. If you are walking, you might suddenly feel as if you are tipping over or generally unsteady. Loss Of Balance And Falls: Fall Due to […]

Healthy Management for Diabetes

Healthy Management for Diabetes

According to the 2017 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 30.3 million children and adults in the US have been diagnosed with diabetes –  9.4% of the US population. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form and is recognized as a major global health concern. Risk Factors and Complications for Diabetes Some modifiable risk factors for […]

Lower Body Strengthening for Older Adults

Lower Body Strengthening for Older Adults

Lower body strengthening for older adults is important. Older adults will make up 20 percent of the population by the year 2035. Nearly 80 percent of this population is affected by a least one chronic disease, including arthritis, hypertension or osteoporosis. Exercises: Lower Body Strengthening for Older Adults Chair squats Calf raises Ankle dorsiflexion Knee […]

Balance Exercises for Fall Prevention

fall prevention

  Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in adults over the age of 65. One in four persons over the age of 65 will fall in their home. Falls often result in fractures of the hip and hand. Balance exercises for fall prevention One leg balance Calf raise Hip raise Hip extension […]

Learn to Improve Mobility in Seniors

As seniors age it is common for them to experience a loss mobility. This is the main reason for many seniors living less active lifestyles. When you’re used to walking around your entire life unaided, learning to walk with a walker, cane or even using a wheelchair is a struggle. As you age, it’s a […]