260620 How to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

How to Protect Yourself & Others Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19 illness. More information on Are you at higher risk for serious illness. head side cough light icon Know how it spreads There … Continue reading 260620 How to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

220620 Taking care of yourself mentally and physically during the coronavirus

220620 Taking care of yourself mentally and physically during the coronavirus Being cooped up in your house is akin to being snowed in during the wintertime. It can almost make a person feel stir crazy, especially if you don’t have some sort of a plan to protect your mental and physical health. Let’s look at … Continue reading 220620 Taking care of yourself mentally and physically during the coronavirus

170620 Normal knee range of motion or the lack thereof and the link with osteoarthritis 2/4

In July 2011, a poster presentation presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine by doctors from the Shelburne Knee Center in Indianapolis, Indiana clearly showed that a lack of ROM was a predictor of future osteoarthritis. The authors found that patients who were able to obtain and then maintain normal knee motion had a lower incidence of osteoarthritis than patients who were unable to obtain normal range of motion or lost knee motion after the rehab was finished.”

100620 Normal knee range of motion or the lack thereof and the link with osteoarthritis 1/4

A number of sources state the typical knee flexes anywhere from 130° up to, in rare cases, 160° and extends from 0° to 120°. It is my personal opinion that if your knee only extends 120° then you are going to have a noticeable limp.

030620 One minute movement to a smaller waist line

030620 One minute movement to a smaller waist line A small study of 169 adults conducted in Australia by researchers at the University of Queensland, Hurston, Queensland, Australia found that just one minute of standing and walking around made a difference in the circumference of the waist over a period. They found that people who … Continue reading 030620 One minute movement to a smaller waist line

010620 Water, the essence of life

010620 Water, the essence of life Keeping your body well hydrated throughout the day is the key to staying healthy. Water predominates and regulates basic cellular functions in all of our organs. Some scientists estimate that it makes up 70% of the body. Are you getting enough water to keep yourself strong and healthy? This … Continue reading 010620 Water, the essence of life