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Why Haven’t You Tried Yoga Yet?

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Finding a weekly exercise routine can be tough if you’re experiencing arthritis pain and symptoms. Arthritis specialists recommend yoga as an exercise because it is gentle enough to help soothe pain and reduce tension while also increasing flexibility, which are all factors that will help cope with the disease. Doctors recommend doing yoga to not [...]

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The Benefits of Putting Some Spring In Your Step This Season

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Believe it or not, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and warmer weather is indeed approaching. The warmer seasons bring an ideal time for outdoor aerobic activity, which, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is proven to not only help with your physical well being, but also your “function, mood, and quality [...]

4 Balance Exercises for Older Adults to Try Out

Tips for Decreasing Swelling & Stiffness from Arthritis

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Ever notice how fit, happy, and energetic the actors in arthritis drug commercials are? Of course that’s not by accident. Nor is it an accident that the commercials only hint at arthritis symptoms. They never show graphic up-close pictures of swollen joints. It would ruin the good feelings and mood. Which is probably why you never see [...]

For some reason, older adults often get the notion that they can’t exercise for a series of reasons.

Arthritis Pain Relief, Without Medication

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Looking for ways to cope with your Arthritis pain naturally? Holistic approaches to pain management are up-and-coming for a reason. There are many exercises, when used with Arthritis support products, that help people not only cope with their pain, but also gain strength, which helps boost energy and the desire to participate in beloved activities [...]

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How to Strengthen Your Legs to Prevent Falls

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Are you looking for a better way to navigate through your house without the risk of falling? There are several ways in which you can build muscle strength to prevent trips and falls. Developing muscle strength will not only keep you from falling less, it will also alleviate aches and pains and also boost your [...]

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Is Your Diet Making Your Arthritis Pain Worse?

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You are what you eat. This old adage holds more weight than ever as new research is released on just how what we eat effects our bodies. We all know the general rules for eating well, fruits and veggies, whole grain, low fat. Those tips are all good for general overall health but many health [...]

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Don’t Freak Out! The Holidays Are Here!

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We’re here! It’s the week of Thanksgiving and it is ON! Your son is home from college, your daughter, her husband and their baby are crammed in her childhood bedroom, and Great Aunt Rosemarie and her new boyfriend/caregiver Carlos are posted up in your guest room. Time to defrost the turkey, peel potatoes, snip green [...]

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Don’t Freak Out! The Holidays Are Coming!

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The holidays are officially around the corner. It starts with Thanksgiving next week and then we’re full swing into Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s.  It’s the time of year for shopping and cooking and cleaning and decorating and shopping some more. On top of your family, and work, and your responsibilities as a caregiver. [...]