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Physical Therapy Hand Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Physical Therapy Hand Exercises.

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  Read more

The Healing Power of Touch

It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

Why Kids Need to Spend Time Outdoors

Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading. A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo...  Read more

That "all day" number includes your exercise, so y

That "all day" number includes your exercise, so you get credit for your workouts. Coach Jen...  Read more

No major exercise today. we had a lazy Sunday for
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No major exercise today. we had a lazy Sunday for once...  Read more

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I'm not exercising even though I know how beneficial it is for all areas of my health. 189 ...  Read more

beginning to exercise
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I am trying to start an exercise routine. I really do not know how to start or stick with an exercise plan, any suggestions....  Read more

tracking exercises is confusing. I know most of th
Updated 10/11/2015 7:16:13 AM

tracking exercises is confusing. I know most of the exercises I've been doing but can't find them or labeled something different. also like 3 sets @10 curls w/dumbbells. is that actually 6 sets? because you have 2 arms or legs....  Read more

Think of SP as a Rx for your health and well being!

If your doctor diagnosed a problem & said 'take this pill', would you? If you were told you need to do physical therapy, would you schedule the appointments and go? Consider tracking your food the same as taking a pill with each meal. Consider exerci...  Read more

Remaining Faithful to your eating program even if an accident prevents Exercise Routine~ :o).

Two months ago I had a sleep walking "adventure" that has become a health challenge to overcome. I am still faithful to my nutrition program everyday! Physical Therapy is starting soon, and I will see that AS MY EXERCISE~ YEAH! Also speech therapy~as...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

4 Workouts for People with Limited Mobility

By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)Being disabled or having chronic pain or illness makes exercise difficult if not impossible. Some days I wake up and just want to stay under the covers in bed, where the pain is at its best level of control. That's no k...  Read more

Natural Pain Remedies That Work!

I used to weigh 460 pounds. Because of that, I have degenerative disease, herniated disks, pinched nerve bundles, arthritis, bad knees, and the list goes on. As a result of these things, I used to be the depression queen. My daily mantra was "I...  Read more