Think bone health at an early age Osteoporosis is a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences. Osteoporosis, a condition where bones become brittle and porous, effects over 10 million Americans. Another 40 million have low bone mass density. It usually effects adults over the age of 50, women more than men. However, we reach
I turn 52 years old next week and somedays I feel my age. As a Physical Therapist for the last 26 years, I realize how hard it can be getting older and still wanting to be active and strong. Aging is normal and should be embraced, we can't turn back the hands of time.
We can prevent Sarcopenia by our lifestyle choices. Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass as we age. Although some loss of strength is normal as we age, we can influence the rate of sarcopenia. Two ways of reducing the rate of sarcopenia are by strength training and by making sure we have an adequate
The squat is a great, functional exercise and the corner stone of many leg and hip strengthening routines. BUT what if you can't squat? May be it's due to a knee or hip replacement or knee arthritis. In this video, I talk about 6 strengthening exercises. The focus is on the glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, and