How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
Treating Low Back Pain with Yoga
The poses, breathing and meditation in a yoga class may do more than help you relax and feel centered. A review of evidence shows that it might relieve low back pain as well.
Common Signs of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that has a wide range of symptoms, from numbness of the arms and legs, to paralysis, even diminished brain function.
Rewards of Exercise Don't Stop with Age
Even in old age, physical activity can keep the body moving like it’s young. Being free to move and having less pain are always good.
Exercise for the Mind in MS
Exercising is good for your overall health; it may even improve mental health. And recent research suggests that exercise could benefit multiple sclerosis (MS) patients with depression.
Exercise Options for Multiple Sclerosis
Maintaining the ability to get around on their own is often a top priority for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), and exercise may be the key to staying mobile.
Breaking a Sweat for a Better Life with OA
For patients who have osteoarthritis, aching knees don't always seem compatible with physical activity. But a new study shows that exercising may actually add healthy years to a patient's life.
Harder Workout Keeps the Legs At Ease
With restless legs, maybe the key is just to keep them moving with exercise. But movement alone is not quite what the legs need to keep them from being restless at night.
Two is Better than One for Knee OA Pain
Diet and exercise are two things that heavier adults are told to consider when seeking relief from pain in the knees. With osteoarthritis, exercise by itself might not be enough to reduce the stress placed on those joints.
More Rehab Now to Heal Better Later
For patients with mobility problems, being consistent with rehab is an important part of the recovery process. It might be helpful for many of these patients to meet more often with their specialist or therapist.