October 23, 2019


Half of our bone density is laid down by early puberty: 95% is present at the age of 17 for females and at the age of 19 for males. By the age of 40, our bone density is typically declining by 0.5% per year. For women, this rate speeds up to a 2-3% annual decline afte...

October 10, 2019

What is World Spine Day?

  • Focus is on raising back pain and other spinal issue awareness.

  • Highlights the importance of spinal health and well-being.

  • Promotion of physical activity, good posture, responsible lifting, and healthy working conditions.

  • The...

September 25, 2019

MUSCLE MAXIMUS

ISSUE: After the age of 40, muscle size declines by 1-2% per year, with the lower body losing faster than the upper body. With less overall muscle mass, our resting metabolic rate - which burns energy (calories) when we're sitting and even sleeping - decr...

August 21, 2019

We may have more control over our happiness – and physical well-being– than we think.

What determines happiness:

50% : Genetics – Studies of twins suggest that about half of our propensity for happiness is inherited

40%: Behavior – Much of our ability to be happy is gover...

4 things athletes can do to prevent injury

With spring ending and summer sports programs and activities opening up, it’s time to consider getting the most out of your athletic preparation, injury prevention, and treatment.

Whether you’re new to a sport or are a seasone...

When you think about your daily routine (commute to work, grocery shopping, household chores etc.) do you tend to walk slower or faster than others around you? What if your walking pace reflects how long you will live? Would you pay more attention to your walking habit...

This time of year can be stressful: budgeting summer vacations, finding a summer job, and just trying to make it through the work day while being teased with this summer weather. How do you find time for your mental health? What is a practical, efficient, and effective...

The newly published Third Expert Report, Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer: A Global Perspective, from World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), provides a comprehensive analysis of the worldwide body of evidence o...

January 23, 2019

We consistently and constantly remind our patients that exercise is vital for various reasons: maintaining healthy habits, improving mental health, improving mobility and reducing chances at various problems that occur with a life style that lacks physical activity. We...

November 21, 2018

The word "osteoporosis" is from the Greek terms for "porous bones".

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, which can lead to increased risk of fracture. Known as the "silent thief", bone deterioration can occur over a...

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