Once you know you can safely exercise the main thing to remember is that you need to progress slowly. The 10 percent rule is a guideline many fitness experts use to help both experts and beginners avoid injury, yet they still see continual improvement in performance.
Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, develops when the forearm muscles that connect to the outside of your elbow become irritated. This can cause pain and tenderness that’s usually located on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow. There are several simple tests you can do to determine if you have tennis elbow. You can do most of these tests on your own, but a few do require the assistance of a doctor or medical professional.
Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery. The findings suggest that vitamin D deficiency could limit mobility in older adults, according to one of the researchers.
For older people and those with chronic health conditions, staying active at home is extra important
While we don't know for sure how long our lifestyles will be affected in this way, we do know periods of reduced physical activity can affect our health. Older people and those with chronic conditions are particularly at risk.
An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment.
Partial knee replacement, also called a unicompartmental knee replacement, is a surgery that may be considered for treatment of severe arthritis of the knee. Traditionally, patients with advanced arthritis of the joint would undergo total knee replacement. In a total knee replacement, all of the cartilage is removed from the knee joint, and a metal and plastic implant is inserted.
Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures. Fractures suffered by elderly Americans while walking their dogs have more than doubled in recent years, new research shows.
Lift your arms to grab something off a shelf and your shoulder stiffens, grinds, and cracks. No part of that feeling makes you want to move your shoulder more. But that’s exactly what has to happen to help your shoulder function better and hurt less. There are many different forms of shoulder arthritis — from osteoarthritis to rheumatoid arthritis and others. No matter which type of shoulder arthritis you have, your doctor will recommend shoulder exercises as an important part of your shoulder arthritis treatment plan.