For those with joint pain, arthritis or mobility problems, exercise is usually the last thing on their minds. Joint pain can make even the smallest movements quite painful, and swollen joints or other mobility problems can definitely severely limit the range of movement one can make.
However, although it may seem ironic, new studies have shown that exercise is proving to be one of the most effective methods of combating joint pain, stiffness and other forms of mobility issues. A …Read more
How old are you?
“A woman never tells…I’m young at heart…I feel older than I am…how old do I look?… I’ve been 25 for over four decades now…” The variety of responses that I get from that simple question never ceases to amaze me – sometimes it feels like I’m in a singles’ bar rather …Read more
Approximately 50 million American adults report being told by their medical practitioner that they suffer from some form of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2030, this number is expected to rise even higher, to approximately 67 million sufferers. Arthritis pain can be debilitating, and often negatively affects an individuals’ personal life as well as their professional life. Arthritis sufferers often search endlessly for pain relief …Read more
“Stand up straight!”
Most of us have heard this command at one point in our childhoods or another. Strangely though, most young children start out with pretty good postures. Its us adults that badly need a good reminder about postural adjustment, and an excellent set of exercises to right the many years of terrible posture that can seriously affect our health and wellbeing. Proper body position affects the way our organs, muscles and joints function, can eliminate chronic pains often …Read more