Your Best Bet for Managing Chronic Pain May Be a Well-Coordinated Strategy (by Jessica Migala, AARP)

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Your Best Bet for Managing Chronic Pain May Be a Well-Coordinated Strategy (by Jessica Migala, AARP)

Chances are, right now, you’re in some sort of pain.

Maybe your back aches, or arthritis is hurting your hands or knee pain is hobbling your walk. Maybe you’re dealing with something even more intense — lingering, life-altering pain from diabetes or cancer.

These are all forms of chronic pain, a type that persists longer than three to six months and rears its ugly head most every day. Chronic pain strikes in many ways — musculoskeletal pain from gout or lingering injuries, inflammatory pain from autoimmune disorders, ­neuropathic pain from impinged or degenerative nerves, even pain that’s linked to psychological issues. And it hits older adults especially

How can strength training build healthier bodies as we age? (by NIH, National Institute on Aging)

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How can strength training build healthier bodies as we age? (by NIH, National Institute on Aging)
How strength training can build healthier bodies as we age. (by NIH, National Institute on Aging)

Why Balance Matters as You Level Up in Life (by Jessica Hegg at ViveHealth)

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Why Balance Matters as You Level Up in Life (by Jessica Hegg at ViveHealth)

We all know that staying active and keeping your body moving is crucial to aging well, but there’s an important piece of the puzzle that many people forget. Balance training for seniors is just as important to older adults as muscle strength and cardiovascular health, and can have a drastic impact on your levels of mobility. Learn more about the importance of balance below, what benefits boosted balance can offer, and a few ways to improve yours. Why is Balance Such an Issue for Seniors? A fall is never good news, though seniors have good reason to take extra care....

Enhancing Pain Management Techniques with Advanced Technology (by Julia Merrill)

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Enhancing Pain Management Techniques with Advanced Technology (by Julia Merrill)

Enhancing Pain Management Techniques with Advanced Technology Pain management has undergone a radical transformation over the years, shifting from basic pharmacological treatments to sophisticated, technology-driven solutions. These advancements not only offer new hope to those suffering from chronic and acute pain but also mark a significant step towards personalized medicine. By integrating cutting-edge technologies such as shockwave therapy, robotics, and nanotechnology, healthcare professionals are now able to offer more precise, effective, and less invasive pain relief options. The Journey of Pain Management Innovation Technological advancements have revolutionized pain management, providing more enduring and precise treatments that go beyond temporary relief....

Fit Together: The Benefits Of Having A Workout Partner (by Jessica Hegg VIVE Health)

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Fit Together: The Benefits Of Having A Workout Partner (by Jessica Hegg VIVE Health)

These days, there are plenty of new types of equipment and classes you can try to mix up your regular workout routine. However, one of the most beneficial additions to your daily fitness doesn’t cost anything at all. The benefits of having a workout partner can help you boost your motivation to move. Learn why and how to find the right one, here. Why Prioritize Your Physical Fitness Of course, exercise is an important part of any adult’s life, though this is especially true for seniors. There’s a common misconception that people slow down when they age, gradually losing mobility...

Take Steps Toward Optimal Wellness With These Ideas (by Joe Lewis Jackson, joe.l.jackson@bizhelpportal.com)

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Take Steps Toward Optimal Wellness With These Ideas (by Joe Lewis Jackson, joe.l.jackson@bizhelpportal.com)

Take Steps Toward Optimal Wellness With These Ideas Self-improvement is not a one-time event but rather an ongoing journey. It’s important to take time to evaluate your goals and make sure you are on track to achieving them, whether you want to focus on your physical well-being or your professional goals. Below, TRK Medical Products shares some tips on how to find optimal wellness through self-improvement. Exercise Regularly Exercise is essential for physical and mental health. Make sure that you are getting enough exercise each day by setting aside at least 30 minutes for physical activity, which is enough time...

Understanding the Benefits of Chronic Care Management Program (by the Windermere Medical Group)

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Understanding the Benefits of Chronic Care Management Program (by the Windermere Medical Group)

Living with a chronic health condition can be challenging. It requires ongoing medical attention, lifestyle adjustments, and careful health management.  Fortunately, chronic care management (CCM) programs have emerged as a valuable solution to improve the quality of life for individuals dealing with long-term health issues.  In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of CCM, how it works, and why it is essential for patients with chronic conditions. What is chronic care management (CCM)? Chronic care management is a comprehensive healthcare program designed to support patients with chronic conditions, such as (but not limited to) the following: Diabetes mellitus (Type...

5 Strategies You Can Use to Advocate for Your Health / Author: Anya Willis @ fitkids.info

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5 Strategies You Can Use to Advocate for Your Health / Author: Anya Willis @ fitkids.info

5 Strategies You Can Use to Advocate for Your Health Taking care of your physical and mental health should be one of your top priorities. But sometimes, communicating openly with doctors and other healthcare professionals can be tricky. You might leave appointments feeling like they don’t fully understand your needs. Today, TRK Medical Products shares some tips on everything from staying on top of your appointments to staying active outside of training. 1. Communicate in a Timely Manner With your busy daily schedule, it’s all too easy to forget about booking doctors’ appointments, sending over necessary paperwork and forms, and...

How to Choose the Correct Cold Therapy Machine for Post-Surgical Recovery

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How to Choose the Correct Cold Therapy Machine for Post-Surgical Recovery

How to Choose the Correct Cold Therapy Machine for Post-Surgical Recovery (modified - by OB) Cold therapy machines come in an array of options and with multiple functions, but one thing is always true: cold therapy is extremely therapeutic and effective.  Whether you or your patients use cold therapy for prevention so you can continue to live an active lifestyle or post-operative recovery, the benefits are endless. TRK Medical Products has multiple cold therapy machines to choose from.  Let’s break it down for you. What is a Cold Therapy Machine for Surgery and Injury Rehab? An ice machine for surgery and/or...

From Good Habits to Great Results: Tips for Sustaining Your Healthy Lifestyle Over Time / Author: Anya Willis @ fitkids.info

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From Good Habits to Great Results: Tips for Sustaining Your Healthy Lifestyle Over Time / Author: Anya Willis @ fitkids.info

From Good Habits to Great Results: Tips for Sustaining Your Healthy Lifestyle Over Time Photo by Unsplash Maintaining good health is essential for a happy and fulfilling life. To achieve sustainable wellness, it's essential to practice healthy habits consistently. However, with our busy lifestyles, it can be challenging to maintain a healthy routine. In this article, courtesy of TRK Medical Products, we will explore tips for practicing healthy habits that will help you achieve sustainable wellness. Make Friends with Fitness Maintaining a consistent fitness routine is essential for both physical and mental well-being. It not only boosts our immune system,...

Best Exercises Routines for Your 70s 80s and 90s / Author: Aging Healthy Today

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Best Exercises Routines for Your 70s 80s and 90s / Author: Aging Healthy Today

Best Exercises Routines for Your 70s 80s and 90s Exercise and a balanced diet are two essential elements of a healthy life. As you age and your body’s requirements change, the two aspects become even more critical. While aging is associated with reduced mobility and flexibility, shrinking muscle mass, brittle bones, and aching joints, there is growing evidence that supports the role of exercise in slowing down and even reversing the signs of aging. So, if you just turned 70 and feel that now is the time to sit back, relax, and enjoy the well-deserved break from work, think again....

What to Do After a Chronic Disease Diagnosis / Author: Anya Willis @ fitkids.info

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What to Do After a Chronic Disease Diagnosis / Author: Anya Willis @ fitkids.info

What to Do After a Chronic Disease Diagnosis   If you were recently diagnosed with a chronic disease, you might have a wealth of questions. Maybe you felt alone and lost when you heard the news. Perhaps you're still not sure where to turn for support and advice. If this scenario describes you, you’re in luck. Today, TRK Medical Products shares some simple steps to take after a chronic disease diagnosis so you can maintain your quality of your life. Make the Most of Your Insurance Benefits If you're like many others, you’re a little nervous about how you’ll pay...

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