PTSue "How-To" Exercise Routines

Staying active is one of the main preventive measures
to keeping your body and mind young.

At PTSue we are committed to keeping seniors in motion. Let us help you get on the right path and guide you with exercise routines that fit your needs.

Seniors want to stay active and are increasingly deciding to have total joint replacements. Currently, approximately 600,000 people in the United States decide to have total hip or knee replacements. This number is expected to escalate with the aging, active population. This article concentrates...

Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of knee deterioration. An estimated 4 million people suffer from arthritis of the knee and this is expected to escalate as the life expectancy increases. By 2030 it is estimated that first time Total Knee Replacement (TKR) clients will skyrocket to 3.48 billion...

The use of heat and cold for treatment of injuries has been around for years. Heat and cold come in many different forms and they are relatively inexpensive, easily accessible, portable, and easily administered.

Regardless of the form of ice for treatment, the principle of cold is to: prom...

There are a variety of reasons why your feet may be numb, tingling, burning, or a “pins and needles” sensation called peripheral neuropathy. Approximately 15 to 20 million Americans are affected with some form of peripheral neuropathy. 60% to 70% of all diabetes have some degree of peripheral neu...

Approximately 60% of your body weight is water. All of your cells, organs, and tissues use water in order to perform all the bodily functions and to regulate your body temperature. Water keeps all of your tissues, including your bones, blood, and brain, moist; lubricates your joints; and protects...

As we all age and circumstances of life (retirement, loss of family and friends, financial concerns, failing health and mobility) take their toll on our daily lives, loneliness becomes more of an issue. Everyone has moments where they feel lonely but when those “moments” add up to a major amount...

Exercise is healthful to every part of our body—to every cell. It helps to increase circulation, nerve function, metabolism, body functions, regulate mood, increase memory, and produce a feeling of not just feeling better but feeling better about yourself. Exercise even improves sleep. One of th...

Walking, like exercise, is medicine for your body ad it is free. Walking can lower blood pressure, heart disease, stroke risk, and diabetes. It also strengthens muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones; burn more calories to keep your weight down; and elevate your mood. The biggest challenge is sta...

The immune system of the human body is a complex combination of organs, cells, and molecules located throughout the body ready to protect and defend the body against germs, such as bacterial, parasitic, fungal, or viral, and benign substances.

Hypersensitivity is an immune system response...

The holiday season is full of fun and merry plans with all the planning, decorations, and gatherings of family and friends. However, along with the fun often comes stress and depression. In addition to the holiday season, some people feel depressed in the winter months, a condition called SAD-Sea...

Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known as SAD, is a mood disorder or type of depression that affects individuals when the season changes to colder climate and the days become shorter and darker and usually ends in the spring when the days become longer and warmer. It is estimated that up to 10...

Health Tip

I Can't See My Feet!

It is essential as you get older to check your feet on a regular schedule, especially if you have reduced or less feeling in your feet. Check for color, sores, black spots, red areas. Use a mirror with a long handle or, if necessary, a second person. Check weekly if no black spots or sores are seen; check daily if they are seen. read more...