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...

Just as all people are different, all responses to a workout vary according to a variety of factors, such as previous level of activity, health issues, and mobility issues. Your workout needs to be tailored to you specifically, especially as you age and accumulate more problems. Once you have a t...

Little was known about Irene Sendler until 1999 when four Kansas high school students wrote and performed “Life in a Jar”, a play about Irene’s heroic acts to save 2500 children in Ghetto Warsaw during World War 11.

Irene Sendler was born in a small town near Warsaw in 1910 and was strongl...

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...

It is standard knowledge that healthy eating includes good foods, such as fruits and vegetables; eating more slowly; taking smaller bites; and chew thoroughly. Research continues and now has linked certain foods with certain conditions. Examples of this include:

1) Arthritis

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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...

Health Tip

Listen To Your Doctor

An older lady came to see her physician who diagnosed her with high blood pressure, ordered medications, and timely follow up visits with the physician to see if the medication was helping to control the blood pressure. The older lady chose not to listen, not to take the medications, and not to follow up with her physician. read more...