Exercises to Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Exercises to Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the leading cause of injury in older adults. Falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries each year. Quite a few of these will require some sort of rehabilitation to heal properly. One reason falls become more prevalent in older adults is that our bodies tend to lose muscle as we age. We
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Do’s and Don’ts of Stretching

Do’s and Don’ts of Stretching

Stretching is a great way to promote muscle flexibility. Certain stretches can also have benefits on joints and muscles. As with anything, there are certain things to do and avoid while stretching. Incorrect stretching can lead to injury. Below are some general rules to follow when stretching. Do stretch throughout the day. Stretching isn’t only
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Habits That Are Bad for Joint Health

Habits That Are Bad for Joint Health

  A common source of pain is joint pain. Some of this can come down to arthritis or other disorders. However, we can sometimes be our own worst enemies. Our daily habits can wreak havoc on our joints. Below, are some habits that can lead to bad joint health. Not moving enough: Having a sedentary
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