Falls Among Older Adults

Every year, millions of older adults experience a ground level fall. Falling can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as fractures and head traumas, Injuries sustained in a fall can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, the problems caused by falling are largely preventable Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries. … Read more Falls Among Older Adults

The Effects of Exercise on Dementia

There are several types of cognitive impairment that fall within the umbrella term of dementia.  Dementia generally refers to a decline in memory and the ability to process information and make decisions. Some of the types include: Young onset dementia Mild cognitive impairment Vascular dementia Acute CVA Chronic vascular decline Mixed dementia Frontotemporal dementia Lewy … Read more The Effects of Exercise on Dementia

Postural Interruption Exercises

The following exercises can be performed in just a few minutes per day. The purpose of Postural Interruption exercises is to intentionally change the mechanical stress from one area to the other, to decompress (gently stretch) relatively compressed tissue and decrease the shear forces (stretch) on the opposing tissue. These exercises are low intensity and … Read more Postural Interruption Exercises

Tips for Transitioning a Senior Into Assisted Living

Transitiong a senior to assisted living

The following blog post was written by a guest blogger Lydia Chan of AlzheimersCaregiver.net. You can reach out to her directly via email at lydia@alzheimerscaregiver.net. We all love our senior friends and family members, and we want what is best for their health and well-being. Although aging is a natural process that can make a … Read more Tips for Transitioning a Senior Into Assisted Living

VIDEO: How to Know When it’s Time for Hip or Knee Surgery – In Case You Missed It!

Click below to watch the video of Dr. Michael Sumko’s presentation on How to Know When it’s Time for Hip or Knee Surgery. Dr. Sumko was the third speaker at our Managing Hip Pain Through Diet and Exercise seminar. To watch Jeff Petersen’s portion of the presentation, click here. His topic was “Practical Exercises for … Read more VIDEO: How to Know When it’s Time for Hip or Knee Surgery – In Case You Missed It!

VIDEO: Inflammatory Vs Non-Inflammatory Foods – In Case You Missed It!

Click below to watch the video of Kelli Shallal’s presentation on Inflammatory vs Non-Inflammatory Foods. Kelli was the first speaker at our Managing Hip Pain Through Diet and Exercise seminar. To watch Jeff Petersen’s portion of the presentation, click here. His topic was “Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain.” To watch Dr. Michael … Read more VIDEO: Inflammatory Vs Non-Inflammatory Foods – In Case You Missed It!

VIDEO: Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain – In Case You Missed It!

Click below to watch the video of Jeff Petersen’s presentation on Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain. Jeff was the second speaker at our Managing Hip Pain Through Diet and Exercise seminar. To watch Kelli Shallal’s portion of the presentation, click here. Her topic was “Inflammatory vs Non Inflammatory Foods.” To watch Dr. … Read more VIDEO: Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain – In Case You Missed It!