The ability to walk predicts overall health and life expectancy for people of all ages - but especially for older adults. Here's how to improve walking speed in seniors.
While most care professionals understand the importance of strength training, it can be difficult to encourage seniors to add regular workouts into their week. Here's how to encourage seniors to just get started!
We know regular exercise is important. And yet, one government study estimates that nearly 80% of American adults do not get the recommended amounts of exercise each week. Those least likely to engage in physical activity? Adults 65 and older. Here are some effective workouts for older adults.
As a physical therapist, it is your role to help patients gain strength, flexibility, & balance. Did you know that exercise helps the brain look 10 years younger?