6,000 Steps to Reduce Knee Osteoarthritis

Could putting one foot in front of the other ease knee pain? A growing amount of research shows that walking reduces risk of functional limitation associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA). In fact, studies from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American College of Rheumatology suggest that walking 6,000 or more steps per day […]

20-Second Brain Health Test

Try to balance on one leg for 20 seconds. Sounds easy right? Maybe not so much for some people. The authors of a study published in Stroke developed a simple, low-cost test for brain health: balance on one leg for at leg for at least 20 seconds. Participants who could not complete this task were […]

10 Minute Brisk Walk for Healthy Joints

For people who live with arthritis, getting up, and moving can seem like a daunting task. Some fear that physical activity will cause their pain to worsen. Researchers are finding the opposite is true. Can the right kind of exercise help reduce pain? According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain affects over […]

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