Q&A OT

Q & A on Occupational Therapy

Although the rehab poles can provide some stability, it would be important to learn how to properly use them and to ensure they are at the right height.

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5 Yogic Secrrets to a Good Night's Sleep

5 Yogic Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

Nav is a high achiever. She has lots on the go and tight deadlines to meet. She loves Chai lattes and spicy food. As much as she enjoys her busy schedule, it affects her sleep. She has a hard time falling asleep and wakes up anxious in the middle of the night unable to fall back asleep. Not getting enough sleep makes her grumpy and groggy. Not the best state of mind for a woman with plans for success. Yoga to the rescue! Here are 5 yogic secrets for Nav (and you) to get what you need – a good night’s sleep.

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The Benefits of Aquatic Exercises for Older Adults

The Benefits of Aquatic Exercises for Older Adults

Aquatic exercise is unique from traditional land exercise in that it can provide training in various fitness components, such as strength and cardiovascular training, with a minimal risk of injury. Depending on the depth of the water, the body is significantly less weight bearing than it is on land, which can reduce joint stress, decrease exercise intensity, and decrease the overall workload that the body experiences.

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Physical Activity and Parkinson’s Disease

People with Parkinson’s who exercise fare better over time than those who are not active. Engaging in aerobic activity, along with other activities for strength, flexibility and balance, improves Parkinson’s symptoms and sense of well-being.

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How to Prevent Back Pain?

A lot of us may have experienced back pain which can stop us from all daily activities. It’s very painful when back pain comes. Many reasons causes back pain, such as poor posture, lifting and handling incorrectly, poor workplace design, poor physical fitness, smoke, stress, etc. We would like to share some tips of preventing back pain.

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Schomberg educational afternoon on health and wellness

Join us for a FREE, educational afternoon that focuses on health and wellness through a series of mini workshops on:

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Exercises for the Elderly, Live life For The First Time

Various elements of daily life are included in the long list of exercises for the elderly. In order for the elderly or anyone else to maintain a focused mind and a healthy body, they should perform some basic fitness exercises. A few of the exercises include doing regular household chores and others require you to go to the gym. Both mental and physical health are improved by senior fitness exercises…….

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Protect your eyes from sunburn: How to pick shades

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are strongest during the summer, and can damage unprotected eyes in as little as 15 minutes. While wearing sunglasses with UVA/UVB protection is important throughout the year, taking extra sun-safety precautions during the summer is especially important.

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Summer travel tips for seniors

Summer travel tips for seniors

All travel requires some level of planning, but for seniors taking to the road or sky this summer, a little extra planning can go a long way toward ensuring an enjoyable vacation. Before embarking on your next adventure, consider these tips to make certain you have all your bases covered, from health to happenstance.

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Surprising ways older drivers can stay safer on the road

Surprising ways older drivers can stay safer on the road

Many older drivers are taking a proactive approach to staying safe on the road. Most wear a seat belt – 77 percent of drivers age 65 and older according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – and most obey the speed limit and avoid the road when conditions are bad. But a few surprising steps can help older drivers stay even safer.

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