Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Super-Agers Around the World

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There are a lot of super-agers around the world. You may know someone yourself. That awe-inspiring elderly person you see running around like they are middle-aged may seem like an anomaly, but they aren’t.  Quick Navigation 5 Places “Blue Zones” Where in the World’s Super-agers LivesIkaria, GreeceOkinawa, JapanOgliastra Region, SardiniaLoma Linda, CaliforniaNicoya Peninsula, Costa RicaThere’s […]

What’s a Super-Ager and Why Would You Want to be One?

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Super-ager is the term used to describe men and women ages 70 and above who, despite their chronological age, have the mind and body of someone decades younger. While their counterparts see a decline in their minds and/or bodies as they age, super-agers seem to be holding steady. Quick Navigation Who Are Super-Agers?Why Would You Want […]

Top 15 Exercise Videos & Equipment for Seniors 2021

Top 15 Exercise Videos & Equipment for Seniors 2021

Exercise is an important aspect to maintain good health at any age. Exercise has been shown to help prevent and manage chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. There are a lot of benefits for seniors who exercise, but it can be difficult to find the time or motivation to work out. […]

Top 21 Walkers for Seniors This 2021

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For seniors dealing with balance or mobility issues, walkers are a safe, flexible, and cost-effective way to help maintain an active lifestyle. We compiled this list of the best basic and some heavy-duty, wheeled walkers and rollators to help you find the one that best fits your needs and budget. We analyzed product specifications, price, and customer […]

The Best Medical Alert Systems

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COVID-19 Update: Medical Alerts are considered essential devices during the COVID crisis, so monitoring and customer service centers are still open and ready to help.  Quick Navigation Helping Buyers Narrow Down Their OptionsHow We Chose the Best Medical Alert SystemsThe 10 Best Medical Alert CompaniesMobileHelp: 5.0/5 StarsLifeFone: 4.6/5 StarsBay Alarm Medical: 4.2/5 StarsMedical Guardian: 4.1/5 […]

How to Enjoy the Weekend and Survive Without the Injuries

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It’s important to be physically active, and avoid injuries at the same time. This is especially important for a ‘weekend warrior’. If you are sedentary, it’s extremely important to plan ahead in order to avoid exercise-related injuries. After all, the human body cannot go from ‘inactive’ mode to ‘weekend warrior’ mode in an instant. Exercise intensity […]

Reverse the Aging Process Through Physical Therapy

Reverse the Aging Process Through Physical Therapy

The human body goes through a number of changes, as one grows older. A decline in muscle mass and bone density can lead to muscle fatigue and joint pain. It’s common for seniors to experience a degree of fear and apprehension prior to exercise. There is good news. Seniors can remain physically active and lead […]

Physical Therapy For Breast Cancer Recovery

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Physical therapy for breast cancer recovery can be very helpful for patients. It is highly recommended that they include physical therapy in their recovery plan to help regain strength and movement and also avoid lymphedema. Quick Navigation Post Surgery and Long term Care1. Immediately after surgery2. Long term treatmentThe Road to Recovery Physical therapy can […]

Benefits of Physical Therapy on Brain Injury Treatment

Benefits of Physical Therapy on Brain Injury Treatment

Quick Navigation Five Most Common Benefits of Physical TherapyBenefits of Physical Therapy on Brain Injury Treatment A traumatic brain injury (also known as TBI) occurs as a result of trauma to the head, leading to damage to the brain itself. Traumatic brain injuries can result from numerous types of injuries including automobile accidents, contact sports, […]