The Best Cross Trainer Machines for Seniors

The best eliptical machines for Seniors

Exercise is important to seniors as you age to help you maintain your independence, mobility, wellness and quality of life . Regular exercise can help to prevent and improve many diseases and conditions according to the National Institute on Aging. (more…)


Exercises to Strengthen the Supraspinatus & Infraspinatus Muscles of the Shoulder

Exercises to Strengthen the Supraspinatus & Infraspinatus Muscles

The supraspinatus and infraspinatus are two of the four muscles in the shoulder that make up the rotator cuff. The infraspinatus muscle is in charge of shoulder external rotation. Continue Reading>>

Exercises & Geriatric Rehabilitation

Exercises and  Rehab for Seniors

The natural progression of aging reduces strength, agility, flexibility and endurance. In fact, one in three adults aged 65 and older will endure a fall each year due to the decline in physical strength, mobility and balance.  Continue Reading>>

How Often Can You Do Isometric Exercise?

How Often Can You Perform Isometric Exercise

If you want to build muscle without lifting a finger, isometric exercises are for you. Isometric exercises strengthen muscles without movement of the joints or lengthening of the muscles.  Continue Reading>>

Physical Therapy After Removal of Ankle Cast

PT after cast comes off

An ankle fracture can produce considerable loss of functional mobility. Once the fracture has healed, most physicians refer patients to physical therapy, which after removal of the cast is a vital step to full recovery. Continue reading–>

Over the Door Shoulder Exercise Pulley System for Upper Body Strengthening

 Over the Door Shoulder Exercise Pulley System for Upper Body Strengthening

Occasionally, the upper body muscles can become weak from overuse and injury. You can strengthen these muscles in the comfort of your home using an over-the-door pulley system.  Continue Reading>>

Eight Steps to Improving Sit-to-Stand Transfers

transfer training for seniors

Functional mobility is essential to daily life and is vital to the safety, health and independence of elderly adults. Reduced mobility is related to a range of unfavorable health results, including the decline in the ability to perform sit-to-stand transfers. Continue Reading>>