March 19, 2021
What is Self Myofascial Release and How Does It Work?

Have you ever felt so stiff that its affecting your mobility? If so, a myofascial release might be just what you need. Within the body, we have something called myofascial tissue which is essentially the connective tissue surrounding the muscles and organs (1). Over time ground substances (extracellular matrix) within myofascial tissues solidifies forming "knots", […]

Read More
March 17, 2021
Thoracic Spine Exercises for Posture and Mobility

Maintaining a ‘Healthy’ Thoracic Spine Often times we can find ourselves in a protracted position for prolonged periods of time (i.e. slouching at an office desk); and that without even realizing (1). Chronically, this can cause the anterior muscles of the trunk (chest, biceps, and front of shoulders) to become overactive, whereas the posterior muscles […]

Read More
March 16, 2021
6 Balance Ball Exercises for Seniors

The Balance Ball If you have been reading our previous articles, you should be well-aware of how important strength and conditioning are, specifically from the core stability exercises for seniors article. We have shed light on how such exercises can improve mobility and balance, which potentially reduces fall and injury risk (1,2). In addition to […]

Read More
March 11, 2021
Wheelchair Exercises for Seniors

Why Do so Many Seniors require a Wheelchair? We must come to a realization that at some point in our lives we will begin to experience a natural degradation in the human structures related to mobility including muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons (1). After the age of 65, the physical decline commonly results in an […]

Read More
February 3, 2021
Fun Balance and Core Exercises for Seniors

The Natural Aging Process In the natural aging process, a gradual decline of all vital human anatomical and physiological structures related to locomotion occurs (1). In simpler terms, a loss of muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments and, even cognitive function happens, which consecutively can degrade core stability, posture, balance, and coordination/functional performance of the human body […]

Read More