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The benefits of balance training Experts in physical fitness and physical therapy say that in addition to the usual range of motion, flexibility, and strengthening exercises, rehabilitation should include exercises aimed at training (or retraining) the body's sense of its position in space — in particular, its sensation of limb and joint movement. Training exercises which focus on better balance is what allows us, for example, to walk in the dark without losing our balance or to disting...
Posted on 2019-04-25
Mistake 2 - You’re stretching cold muscles (either first thing in the morning or before you’ve warmed up preparing your body to workout) In the morning, your muscles are at their all-time stiffest because you've been inactive for hours and your body temperature drops when you sleep Mistake #3 – Stretching until it hurts You don't have to put yourself into great pain for a greater range of motion.   Instead, only push yourself to a tolerable point of dis...
Posted on 2019-04-08
Balance training seems to prevent falls, injuries in seniors Most people take balance for granted. They navigate without thinking, effort, or fear. then, suddenly one day... poor balance is a problem. Some struggle with long-term dizziness or imbalance. Others suffer balance-related falls and injuries.  The best way to look at improving your balance is like learning a new sport.  Simply practice what you're not good at... so practice being off balance to improve your bodies respons...
Posted on 2019-03-29
Physical Therapy questions and answers you may not know about! Did you know you can request to do your physical therapy anywhere you want?  As long as the facility takes your health insurance, you are in charge of picking your own health care provider! Physical therapists are highly educated, licensed health care professionals who help patients improve or restore mobility, and in many cases helping patients reduce pain, and avoid the need for surgery and the long-term use of pre...
Posted on 2019-03-04
 health benefits of Zumba (you don't have to be a dancer, the moves are easy to follow) It’s fun! And the more fun you have, the more likely you are to want to keep doing it. Many people say they have so much fun dancing that they forget they are actually exercising. Great for weight loss. Zumba is a powerful exercise with a 600 to 1,000-calorie burn in just an hour. Tones your entire body. You may feel sore in places you never knew existed, but it gets re...
Posted on 2019-02-01
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