Penrose Physical Therapy
25
Sep 2015
Chris Edwards
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Chris Edwards

10 Health Issues that Benefit from Exercise

Typically, we exercise to slim down, feel better, and ease our guilt about eating an extra cookie. As a cardiologist, I always remind my patients that including exercise in their lives can also lower blood pressure and decrease the risk of having a heart attack. But those aren’t the only potentially lifesaving effects from exercise. Here are 10 more reason to exercise — effects that go far beyond benefits for the heart — from studies published in the last year. Here are some of the surprising findings: Read More
16
Sep 2015
Chris Edwards
Author
Chris Edwards

Fitting a Backpack

If you routinely experience back pain, shoulder pain, or hip pain when you carry a backpack, there’s a good chance that your backpack doesn’t fit you or that you’re not wearing it properly. This is surprisingly common among backpackers and kids returning to school. Here are a few things to check to make sure your pack is properly fitted: Read More

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