As we move through middle age and onward towards retirement, our bodies still crave motion. Any exercise helps us to maintain muscle mass, manage any illnesses or pain, keep us independent, and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. One great way to stay healthy is to build your core strength at any age with weight training.
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What do Tom Brady, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski all have in common? At the top of their game, these professional athletes tore their ACL and returned to football stronger than ever. A torn ACL used to be a “game changer.” Forgive the pun, but now even you can maintain your lifestyle afterwards! But, exactly how do you know if you tore your ACL?
There are those who lift weights as part of their exercise routine, and then there are the serious weight lifters. The second group are certainly more rigorous and set goals well beyond their own body weight. Whichever group you fit in to, take some care and pay close attention to 5 common shoulder injuries from weight lifting.
Those of you who have a remote job and are able to work from home most days can encounter both physical and emotional challenges. If you are at home and can’t work, there is another set of completely different challenges. Being at home makes it difficult to stay fit, keep up your energy, and stay connected with others,
Uneven shoulders and waist, one hip higher than the other, and a shoulder blade being more prominent than the other are all early signs of scoliosis. It can be hard to detect at first, but once diagnosed should be monitored as the more serious cases can lead to lung and heart damage. Here’s an overview on the types of scoliosis,
The Arthritis Foundation tells us 27 million Americans suffer from OA, and it’s the most common condition of the joints. If you have osteoarthritis, we don’t have to tell you about the stiffness and discomfort, nor do we need to cite the loss of mobility. If you are beginning to feel joint stiffness, pay attention to these 7 ways to protect your joints and prevent osteoarthritis.
Different components of the body are constantly working together in perfect tandem, and if one area is stressed, it can cause a chain reaction of stress and discomfort. To prove our point, let’s look at 8 ways to easily treat and prevent wrist pain.
Our shoulders are one of the most complex joints in our body. For that reason they can be quite susceptible to injury and inflammation.
If you are suffering from pain caused by shoulder impingement, the board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at Greater Rochester Orthopaedics will help you get back to living pain free. They specialize in providing comprehensive care to patients suffering from shoulder injuries in Rochester,
Technology was supposed to make life easier. It was supposed to help us accomplish more in a shorter amount of time as well as communicate more efficiently. It wasn’t supposed to hurt our neck, hurt our shoulders, and even sometimes hurt our hands and wrists.
If you experience tingling, pain, stiffness, and cramping in your hand from using your smartphone, we could suggest you stop using it for about a month. That advice would most likely help, but we can hear you laughing now since we all know that isn’t remotely in the realm of possibilities.