With lots of us working from home more often, you may be rethinking your home office design. Adjustable desks that transition between sitting and standing can be very beneficial for our health, injury prevention, and improving posture. Here are three reasons you should get an adjustable desk for your home office. Reduces Stress on the Spine: Having an adjustable desk can help reduce stress and tension on your neck and upper back muscles. With long hours of sitting over th
Spring is here and we are all thinking about getting outdoors and in better shape. Smoothies can be a great way to eat healthy and get all the vitamins and minerals we need. Try these 3 healthy smoothie inspirations to kick start your healthy diet this spring. Apple Kale Delight; 1 green apple sliced Small brunch of kale destemmed 1 cup Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon of honey 1/2 teaspoon of ginger ice Pace everything in the blender. Blend on high until combined and serve cold. Be
Spring has sprung and it’s time to get outside and move! But sometimes it can be difficult to motivate ourselves to get active. Try these 3 fun outdoor activities to get you motivated and moving outdoors. Work in the Garden: Getting outside to clean up the garden, rake the leaves and plant the flowers can be a great way to get active. Spending a few hours working in the yard will get the whole body moving and activate different muscle groups. It can also help improve heart h
Rotator cuff injuries are more common than you think. Recent studies have shown that 70% of people over the age of 70 have some form of rotator cuff injury. But that doesn’t mean you have to live in pain. Check out my recent column edition in Healthy Lifestyles. I discuss exercises that prevent pain and stop progression of the injury. Read all about the exercises and learn more by clicking the link below. . And to learn more about injury prevention make sure to visit www.
Lower back pain can be depilating for anyone. But it can have significant and lasting effects on older adults, especially if the symptoms are chronic. Stretching can be a helpful way to reduce pain. Check out my recent interview in Forbes Health to read about stretches that can help improve pain. In the article I give suggested stretches for back pain geared towards specific injuries. And for more helpful tips on treating back pain visit www.saramikulsky.com