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The exercise pill: How exercise keeps your brain healthy and protects it against depression and anxiety

Source: Medical Xpress
As with many other physicians, recommending physical activity to patients was just a doctor chore for me—until a few years ago. That was because I myself was not very active.

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What to know about outer thigh pain

Source: Medical News Today
There are many possible causes of outer thigh pain, which can range in severity from a mild, dull ache to intense pain. The treatment options will depend on the cause, but they might include pain medications and physical therapy.

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Symptoms and causes of weak hip flexors and how to treat them

Source: Medical News Today
Weak hip flexors can cause the surrounding muscles to overcompensate, which can cause pain and difficulty walking. Treatment for weak hip flexors includes physical therapy and exercises.

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To live independently longer, look to inexpensive home hacks

Source: Medical Xpress
The pandemic has exposed weaknesses in nursing homes, causing many families to rethink whether to keep an aging parent at home instead. Now a new study by UC San Francisco has found that many elderly Americans lack the basic self-care equipment that could enable them to live at home longer, postponing the need to move into residential care facilities.

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Hypertension symptoms in women often mistaken for menopause

Source: Science Daily

Pregnancy complications and early menopause increase women’s future risk of heart disease. Cardiologists, gynaecologists and endocrinologists recommend how to help middle-aged women prevent later heart problems.

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What is dynamic stretching and how to do it

Source: Medical News Today

Dynamic stretches are movements performed at a slower pace than most workouts. People tend to do dynamic stretches to warm up their muscles and prepare for exercise.

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Early warning sign for heart disease

Source: Science Daily

The build-up of calcium in a major artery outside of the heart could predict future heart attack or stroke, a new Edith Cowan University led study has demonstrated.

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Which Exercise Regimen Works Best to Ease Lower Back Pain?

Source: Medicalxpress

Chronic lower back pain can make the most routine tasks difficult. But a new study suggests patients can learn new, practical and less painful ways to move through individualized “motor skills training,” or MST.

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COVID Vaccine Advised for Alzheimer`s Patients, Their Caregivers

Source: HealthDay

All Alzheimer’s disease patients and their family caregivers should be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America says.

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9 meniscus tear exercises

Source: Medical News Today

Strenuous exercise can tear the meniscus, a layer of cartilage in the knee — and certain gentle exercises may help with recovery.

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Stretches and exercises for peroneal tendonitis

Source: Medical News Today

Peroneal tendonitis is an inflammation of one of the tendons in the back of the foot. It can cause pain that radiates from the ankle to the outside of the foot. By performing gentle exercises and stretches, a person can help strengthen the tendons and surrounding areas during recovery.

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Try This: McKenzie Exercises for Back Pain

Source: healthline
If you have back pain, it’s best to follow up with your healthcare provider to determine what’s causing it. This can help you find the safest, most effective treatment option. For some, this includes following the McKenzie method, sometimes called mechanical diagnosis and therapy. It includes a set of guidelines for evaluating someone’s movement as well as exercises designed to improve spinal mobility and posture.

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Put the Squeeze on Leg Pain With Compression

Source: HomeCare
They call the latter part of life the golden years, but those old enough to know better realize it’s not gold—it’s rust. As people age, parts of the body deteriorate, including the one-way valves in leg veins. These seemingly insignificant flaps, actually folded extensions of the vein wall, help prevent gravity from pulling carbon dioxide-laden blood in the leg veins down to the feet and causing swelling.

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Blood Flow Restriction Training in Physical Therapy

Source: Verywell Health
Blood flow restriction (BFR) training is a strengthening technique occasionally used in physical therapy clinics to help gain muscle function after an injury or surgery. It is done by temporarily restricting blood flow to a muscle during exercise.

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Reverse Walking in Physical Therapy

Source: Verywell Health
Reverse walking, also known as retro walking, is often used in physical therapy clinics to help people improve gait and mobility in the lower extremities. It is frequently used to improve knee, hip, and ankle range of motion (ROM), improve strength, and improve lower extremity mechanics related to gait.

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