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Side Leg Exercise

This exercise strengthens hips, thighs, and buttocks. For an added challenge, you can modify the exercise to improve your balance. You will need a sturdy chair for this exercise.

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Back Leg Exercise

This exercise strengthens your buttocks and lower back. For an added challenge, you can modify the exercise to improve your balance. You will need a sturdy chair.

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Overhead Arm Raise

This exercise will strengthen your shoulders and arms. It should make swimming and other activities such as lifting and carrying grandchildren easier. You will need weighted objects or hand-held weights for this exercise.

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Hand Grip Exercise

This simple exercise should help if you have trouble picking things up or holding on to them. It also will help you open things like that pickle jar more easily. You can even do this exercise while reading or watching

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Zeev Weitz MD What does the word ‘arthritis’ mean?  Is it joint pain?  Is it joint swelling?  Is it redness? The answer, simply, is YES: it is pain, swelling and redness individually and in combination. The word arthritis is defined as

Posted in Geriatric Medicine, Pain Management, Women's Health

End of Life Decisions

By Dr. Paul Bushkuhl Many months ago, I received a book from a good friend entitled “Being Mortal.” It had a huge impact on my practice of medicine and I believe it should be required reading for all mortals and

Posted in Geriatric Medicine, Pain Management

Lyme Disease

Learn the risk factors for Lyme Disease. Hiking on trails and in the woods Mowing your lawn Enjoying outdoor activities

Posted in Lyme Disease

Signs of Spondyloarthropathy

by Zeev Weitz, MD Have you ever felt that your back pain and restless nights are not just a simple backache? Were you told countless times you have fibromyalgia or the like? It is possible you might suffer from a

Posted in Pain Management, Women's Health

Holiday Food - a Healthier You

The Holidays can be a special time for parties and gatherings with family, friends and co-workers.  It is a time where the risk of overindulgence is high, and food is all around us – especially the high calorie, high fat

Posted in New Year - New Habits

Opiate Dependance

By Charles Kutler, MD Currently, almost all treatment for opioid dependence in the U.S. is delivered through methadone clinics, typically located in urban areas and often out of reach for addicted individuals living in suburban and rural communities, where opiate

Posted in Addiction Dependancies
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