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Physical Therapy Hand Exercises Resources

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

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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

11 Most Common Training Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Whether you enjoy tennis, swimming or Pilates, unfortunately, there is an injury for you. Pilates has lower back injuries, runners get runner's knee and then there's tennis elbow—all common injuries many fitness enthusiasts have experie...  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

Down 17 lbs!! Now to step up the exercising. Not d
Updated 9/23/2016 3:51:32 AM

Down 17 lbs!! Now to step up the exercising. Not doing very well in that area. Anyone know of good exercises for belly? I can't do sit-ups due to bad tailbone....  Read more

#exercise Half way finished with couch25k today. T
Updated 9/22/2016 4:50:37 PM

#exercise Half way finished with couch25k today. The motivation says that those who make it half way make it all the way. I may do it but not sure if it will be within the time frame. May need to repeat a week. It was hard....  Read more

What motivated you to exercise today? I jumped on
Updated 9/22/2016 3:00:32 PM

What motivated you to exercise today? I jumped on the scale this morning and i am one pound away from 40 pounds lost and that powered me through a 30 minute cardio routine. Enjoy the day!...  Read more

Day 3. Logging my food and exercising. I do 3 -
Updated 9/22/2016 2:14:14 PM

Day 3. Logging my food and exercising. I do 3 - 10 min. Walks on the treadmill. Starting at 2 miles per hour. Doing daily stretching too. I like that best of all. I find it very relaxing. Cheers....  Read more

When exercising on a treadmill I like to go at a
Updated 9/22/2016 2:58:04 PM

When exercising on a treadmill I like to go at a slower pace with a steeper incline instead of going faster with less incline. Is one better than the other, does one present more benefits than the other?...  Read more

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Physical therapy exercises are generally designed to develop muscles to help stabilize the sacroiliac joint-----and to work on elements of posture, gait and proper movements so that irritation of the joint is reduced. These groups of exercises are o...  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

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