Are You Dizzy?

Are You Dizzy?

Vertigo? Dizziness? Have you ever gotten up out of bed with a sudden onset of dizziness? Do you feel as if the room is spinning? Does it last just a few seconds or a few minutes? If you experience these symptoms, you most likely have what is called “BPPV: Benign...
How Long Will You Live Test

How Long Will You Live Test

A Brazilian doctor invented a Sitting Rising Test (SRT) which he says can predict your risk of dying in the next five years. I maintain as a Physical Therapist, that your ability to perform this test successfully depends on the strength of your glutes which is why my...
Sitting is the New Smoking

Sitting is the New Smoking

Everyday, you do the one seemingly innocent thing that is hazardous to your health and creates weakness in your body more than anything else… SITTING. You sit at your desk, in your car, on your sofa watching tv, in a movie for 2-3 hours: lots of time in your life is...
Benefits of DVDs for Seniors

Benefits of DVDs for Seniors

A study published in the Journals of Gerontology has illustrated that home-based DVD exercise programs have significant benefit for seniors in improving strength, balance and gait; preventing and possibly reversing decline. But not all DVDs are created alike. The...