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.
The popularity of yoga continues to rise, and there are a lot of good reasons to roll out your mat. “Yoga is unique in that it is meant to be restorative for both the mind and body,” says Melissa Fischer, a UW Health physical therapist wh...
7/22/2019 | Preventing Yoga Injuries
We all feel anxiety from time to time. Imagine your boss asking you to fill in and give the big presentation tomorrow, or being stuck in traffic with screaming kids - your immediate physical reaction might be a faster heart rate or a spike in blood p...
7/18/2019 | Anxiety and High Blood Pressure: Reduce Your Risk
The letter arrives announcing that your recent mammogram was fine (cue huge sigh of relief) but your breast tissue was classified as dense. So what does that mean, and why does it matter? “Dense breasts refers to the appearance of breasts ...
6/24/2019 | How Breast Density Affects Your Cancer Risk
While few sports require eye protection - including youth leagues - athletes are at greater risk of eye-related injuries. It's a concern, because sports-related eye injuries account for approximately 100,000 doctor visits in the U.S. every year, acco...
5/22/2019 | Eye Safety for Athletes
Here in Wisconsin, running is a favorite form of outdoor exercise for adults.Jenny Kempf, a Physical Therapist at UW Sports Rehabilitation Clinic, says one reason it's so popular is because it's so accessible."Anyone can go and run. You just need a p...
5/17/2019 | Common Running Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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