Successful Aging & Elder Care

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis that affects an estimated 12.1% of the U.S. population (nearly 21 million Americans age 25 and older).  OA is one of 171 different types of arthritis.  The chance of developing osteoarthritis increases with age.  Most people over age 60 experience OA to some degree. Arthritis is a commonly used term that can have multiple meanings depending on the person.  In general, arthritis means inflammation…

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Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We all come from different backgrounds and have different health histories.  The key to living the life you want is accepting where your body is at right now.  Some of us have worked hard and exercised (maybe to an extreme) most of our lives.  Others have been too sedentary for too long and desire to get back to a pain-free and in…

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6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success | Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We are all familiar with investing for retirement or education as well as investing in a relationship, but what about the importance of investing in your health as a strategy for success? Investing in your health is a critical component to aging well. It can also be an excellent strategy for success in general. Maintaining a healthy focus on your body…

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