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Osteopenia or Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest

 Osteopenia or Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest                     Mir Women's adjustable weighted vest According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 54 million Americans, mostly women. Millions more Americans are estimated to have osteopenia (low bone mass), putting them at risk for osteoporosis. We

By |November 4th, 2018|Spine Health|

What can an old pair of sneakers tell us? Plenty….

What can we learn from an old pair of sneakers? Plenty.... Case study: 76 year old female client who is an avid walker presents with long-standing left hip pain. When we looked in to her walking shoes, we saw that she had worn out the insole around the big toe on the left, but not

By |May 5th, 2016|General|

Finally, some good news for those with Fibromyalgia:walking works!

Many of my Fibromyalgia patients have multiple complaints of musculoskeletal pain, especially back and neck pain, that can make even routine daily activities seem daunting.  I just read an encouraging article by a group of Swedish researchers who found that high intensity Nordic walking for 20 minutes twice a week "significantly boosted function without any exacerbation

By |May 19th, 2011|Blog, General|

Need a last minute stocking stuffer? How about a Pedometer?

OK,  I know it's not the most fun gift under the tree, but it would make a great, inexpensive,  gift for you or that special someone to help get them moving!  Remember, it's all about getting some exercise.  This is what I suggest you do with your new pedometer: wear it with your "normal activity" during the day and

By |December 24th, 2010|Blog, General|