Prevention

Free Your Feet: Why Running Shoes Do More Harm Than Good

Here’s another nice infographic, this time about the perils of cushy running shoes. Barefoot or minimalist running is all the rage these days. This illustration points out some of the history of running shoes as well as a few common ailments that are now being blamed on the increased heel strike often associated with running …

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Older Americans Not Getting Enough Physical Activity

Physical activity is essential for combating many physical problems yet current figures suggest that older Americans aren’t getting enough. This infographic effectively breaks the numbers down for you. Highlights: 22% of those 65 and older report regular physical activity estimated cost of falling injuries by 2020 is $32.3 billion 4 in 10 of people 65 …

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Physical Therapy and Postpartum Risk for New Mothers

  The Wellnes Blog at TIME.com recently posted a story describing a study done that showed the significant benefits a of Physical Therapy program on the reduction of postpartum depression in new moms. The study was conducted by the¬†University of Melbourne’s Physiotherapy Department and was published in the journal Physical Therapy. In it the researchers …

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