221221 Low back pain and Sciatica, by leading physical therapist, Dr. Luke Gordon

If you ever survey your friends on the topic, you’ll likely find that nearly all of them have had issues with their back at some point. Not everyone will experience sciatica, which is great, but regrettably, many of them will share the unforeseen pain of this common complaint.

171221 BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RESISTANCE BANDS 1 of 2 by Rachel Baker

THIS RELATIVELY INEXPENSIVE WORKOUT GEAR IS VERSATILE By Rachel Baker Reprinted with permission of THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW Resistance bands are a fantastic option for people of all fitness levels, but especially for beginners looking to start a new exercise routine. They are gentle and easy to adjust for increased or decreased intensity, and they require very little space or … Continue reading 171221 BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RESISTANCE BANDS 1 of 2 by Rachel Baker

101221 Just the facts

Just facts: How to decode the new Nutrition Facts label Reprinted courtesy of Nutrition Action Newsletter September 2021 As you are no doubt aware, I normally do not recommend products, but this one stands out for its exceptional content. I highly endorse this newsletter, it is a source of important facts and recommendations regarding our … Continue reading 101221 Just the facts

031221 Do I look too skinny? Part 5 of 5

Eating Disorders part 5 of 5 Source of information: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/eating-disorders Treatments and Therapies It is important to seek treatment early for eating disorders. People with eating disorders are at higher risk for suicide and medical complications. People with eating disorders can often have other mental disorders (such as depression or anxiety) or problems with substance … Continue reading 031221 Do I look too skinny? Part 5 of 5

011221 Older adults with declining physical function at greater risk of dying

Older adults in their 70s who maintain their physical ability to accomplish everyday activities like walking, standing up from a chair, bathing, and dressing may have a lower risk of dying than those with declining physical function, according to an NIA-supported study.