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Nordic Walking and Parkinson’s

In the last few years, research studies discussed health benefits of nordic walking for patients with Parkinson’s disease, including increased walking speed and endurance (Mov Disord. 2008 Nov 15;23(15):2239-43). Many clients express interest in trying nordic walking as a form of exercise, but nordic walking is NOT the same as walking with trekking/hiking poles. Trekking […]

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Winter safety tips for the elderly

Denver received it’s first icy blast recently, highlighting the importance of a few safety tips to avoid falls and while outdoors. Here are some general tips to decrease your risk of falling, and increase your safety while navigating in the home and community. Wear non-skid shoes while ambulating outdoors. Many orthopedic shoes have decreased tread […]