Yoga

Exercise that works for wheelchair users

Exercise is essential to preventing cardiovascular disease and living with a healthy heart, but finding exercise protocols and equipment that meet recommended criteria and work for wheelchair users can be very difficult. Paul Hopkins … READ MORE

The top health benefits of Pilates

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only around 20 percent of the adults in this country meet physical activity guidelines for aerobic and strengthening activity. The key to meeting this requirement, many … READ MORE

The perils of poses: Yoga-related injuries

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular with students looking to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and well being. But those who do too much, too soon are at risk for injury. “A study of imaging observations by Canadian … READ MORE

Yoga practice enhances management of knee OA

Research suggests that a tailored yoga practice can help reduce pain and improve function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Potential mechanisms include strengthening, improving flexibility, and altering gait biomechanics. by … READ MORE

Plantar fasciitis: How to heal the sole

For athletes, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common sources of heel pain. The plantar fascia is a ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. Strain to the fascia weakens it, causing pain and swelling in the heel. It … READ MORE
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