As everyone knows, maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes exercise. But exercising regularly can be challenging for a variety of reasons. Find tips and suggestions for helping you achieve your health goals while staying active and energized.
An American golfer at the 2018 Ryder Cup recently made headlines after his golf ball accidentally smashed into the eye of a spectator, resulting in permanent vision loss. While such severe accidents to spectators are rare, athletes are at greate...
10/29/2018 | Eye Safety for Athletes
Some think that physical therapy is only for those who are recovering from surgery, had an accident, or maybe even just for athletes. And while physical therapy can certainly help in those situations, it offers benefits any time someone is experienci...
10/18/2018 | Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Physical Therapy
Getting picked last for kickball teams. Trudging across the finish line in the one-mile run long after your classmates. Struggling through pushups in the fitness test. If your childhood memories of gym class are associated with dread, embarrassment a...
10/11/2018 | Resetting Your Fitness Mindset
Patients facing surgery are often overwhelmed and frustrated when recovery doesn't go as they'd hoped. But Dr. Ahmed Al-Niaimi, a UW Health gynecologic oncology surgery specialist, says, “That doesn't have to be the case.”When surgery is ...
10/02/2018 | How to Prepare for Surgery and Recover Faster
You expect to feel your heart “pound” during a hard workout or a sudden fright, but it can be troubling when you experience an abnormal heart rhythm at other times. Heart palpitations — which can feel like pounding, racing or flutte...
9/18/2018 | Heart Aflutter? Could be Atrial Fibrillation
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