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Is Walking Good For Bursitis And Other FAQs

Of the hard-working joints in the body, the hip has it harder than most. Complex, responsible for most movement, and weight-bearing, our hips support us through all of our daily activities, from sitting to running to catch the bus. When pain in the hips makes activity challenging, it’s important to [...]

By |2020-02-11T17:39:22-07:00February 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Walking Good For Bursitis And Other FAQs

Is Walking Good For Sciatica And Other FAQs

When sciatica pain strikes, you may be tempted to take to your bed to rest. You’ll realize very quickly that not only does resting not help in many cases, it might even make your pain worse. But is walking good for sciatica, or other types of exercise? Definitely. Here's what [...]

By |2019-12-09T17:36:50-07:00December 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Walking Good For Sciatica And Other FAQs

Chair Yoga For Seniors And Those With Limited Mobility: 12 Poses To Try

Part of getting older is a gradual slowing down. Far from the frantic pace of youth and middle age, many seniors have a unique opportunity to take their time in their daily activities. For some, injuries or chronic pain may require a slower pace, while other seniors may just want [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:20:36-07:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Chair Yoga For Seniors And Those With Limited Mobility: 12 Poses To Try

10 Restorative Yoga For Plantar Fasciitis Poses To Ease Pain

Our feet are underappreciated and overused. Containing 25% of all of the bones in our body, our feet withstand harsh terrain, ill-fitting shoes, and the strain of supporting our entire body. Their health is so important that sometime issues that arise in other parts of our body originate in our [...]

By |2019-07-15T12:31:54-07:00July 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 10 Restorative Yoga For Plantar Fasciitis Poses To Ease Pain

12 Simple And Easy Yoga For Hip Pain Poses To Find Relief

If you are suffering from hip pain and want to try exercise for relief, yoga for hip pain may be the answer. Here are 12 simple poses (and five videos) to get you started! Can yoga help hip pain? The short answer to whether or not yoga can help relieve [...]

By |2019-02-11T14:25:32-07:00February 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 12 Simple And Easy Yoga For Hip Pain Poses To Find Relief

4 Incredibly Important Benefits Of Fibromyalgia Exercise

When you are suffering from the fatigue, deep muscle soreness, and overall pain associated with fibromyalgia, the last thing on your mind is probably exercise. In fact, when doctors first began to diagnose fibromyalgia, they recommended lots of rest and relaxation. It turns out, however, that fibromyalgia exercise can be [...]

By |2019-01-02T12:48:01-07:00January 14th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 4 Incredibly Important Benefits Of Fibromyalgia Exercise

6 Benefits Of Exercise For Seniors, And How To Get Started

It is a long-accepted belief that as we age it is appropriate (and expected) that we will slow down. We may even stop exercising altogether, but research shows that exercise for seniors can have a host of benefits. Here's what we know and how seniors can get started exercising. 6 [...]

By |2019-01-02T11:47:59-07:00January 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 6 Benefits Of Exercise For Seniors, And How To Get Started

16 Stretches For Lower Back Pain You Can Do At Work Or At Home

When experiencing lower back pain, exercise is often the number one prescription for both treatment and prevention. While some lower back pain exercises focus on stretching and lengthening, others look at strengthening the muscles of the spine and abdomen for better support. Here are our favorite stretches for lower back pain, [...]

By |2018-10-30T16:10:35-07:00November 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Your Guide To Getting Started With Exercise (And Why You Should!)

We know exercise is good for us. Keeping active can help manage weight, lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol, and make us feel better in general. But it turns out that’s not all exercise can do. Scientists are still finding and proving additional benefits of exercise, and some of them are [...]

By |2018-07-26T16:47:43-07:00August 1st, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Your Guide To Getting Started With Exercise (And Why You Should!)

14 Herniated Disc Exercises To Try, 4 To Avoid

A herniated disc is one of the most painful – and common – back injuries in the U.S. Once you receive a diagnosis of herniated disc, you may have questions about using exercise to help heal your back. Here are 14 safe herniated disc exercises to try (and four herniated [...]

By |2018-07-03T14:29:36-07:00July 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 14 Herniated Disc Exercises To Try, 4 To Avoid