While menopause marks the beginning of an exciting and challenging new chapter in the life of a woman, the transition can be physically difficult - hot flashes, mood swings, difficulty sleeping and so on.
Playing computer-based physical therapy games can help people with Parkinson’s disease improve their gait and balance, according to a new pilot study led by the UCSF School of Nursing and Red Hill Studios, a California gaming software developer.
Fighting back pain relief is difficult and yet back pain is one of the most common and frustrating ailments in society. Statistics show that back pain affects 80% of Americans at some point in their life.
As people get older, they sometimes forget about getting their daily exercise due to weakness or injury. Moreover, some seniors may forgo physical activity because they believe that it's difficult to improve fitness in old age.
Although routine checkups at the doctor's office can be included among other good health habits, such as eating right and exercising, some believe that relying on physicians too much can take an unnecessary toll on one's wallet.