Weighted Exercise

Do you ever have those days where you have a limited amount of time at the gym, but feel like you can’t get a solid workout done? Sometimes, a thirty minute cardio set is all you may be able to do, but there’s a way to get more of a benefit out […]

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Arthritis 2

The following exercises are most frequently recommended for patients with arthritis:* Type of Exercise Benefits Frequency of Exercise Range-of-motion exercises, e.g. stretching and dance Help maintain normal joint movement and increase joint flexibility. Can be done daily and should be done at least every other day. Strengthening exercises, e.g. weight lifting Help […]

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Arthritis

Don’t Take Arthritis Lying Down Years ago, doctors hardly ever told rheumatoid arthritis patients to “go take a hike” or “go for a swim.” Arthritis was considered an inherent part of the aging process and a signal to a patient that it’s time to slow down. But not so anymore. Recent research […]

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Gardening

Pull Your Weeds, Not Your Back, When Gardening As springtime approaches, weather warms up and leaves turn green, many people will spend more time outside planting bulbs, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Gardening can provide a great workout, but with all the bending, twisting, reaching and pulling, your body may not […]

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Yard Work Revisited

Before you set out to do your spring yard work, there are a few things you can do to make it less likely to get injured while doing all that cutting, chopping, mowing and blowing. Simple Stretches For Everybody Before stretching, there are a few tips to keep in mind. Breathe in […]

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Senior Fitness & Lifestyle

Key to Senior Fitness: Chiropractic Care, Healthy Lifestyle Over the hill at age 65? Ready for the rocker at 70? Not these days. Americans are living longer and making more of their later years. One key is exercise.”Perhaps the most debilitating influence in people’s health as they age is a sedentary life,” […]

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Tennis Elbow-Part 2

Tennis elbow is a persistent condition that does not go away on its own.  If you continue to participate in activities that over stress the forearm, the tendons will breakdown before they have a chance to completely heal and the chronic inflammation continues.  However, if the forearm is not used at all […]

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Sports and Chiropractic

Football Many amateur and professional athletes wouldn’t dream of competing without first getting a chiropractic spinal check up.  That’s why 75% of the San Francisco 49ers received chiropractic care the day they won the 1990 Super Bowl.  Dr. Nick Athens, their chiropractor, says, “Athletes are always looking for ways to improve their […]

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Knees and Hips and Weight Loss

The major joints of your body which support the most weight, are your knees and hips.  It’s foolish to assume that if you’re overweight, that your joints won’t suffer for it.  Over years, the pressure placed on your knees and hips from too much body weight, can result in the break down […]

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