Tag: health

Happy Anniversary Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates it 20th anniversary this year. Today the SaddleBrooke Fair is one of the largest, volunteer-driven events in our community. Please mark Saturday morning, October 14, on your calendars to attend this 20th anniversary event. Many people have reported that they have been alerted to a problem discovered during…

Tai Chi news

Carol Emerson Tai Chi is an ancient art related to Chinese medicine. It consists of meditative movement, breathing and intentional relaxation practiced with the goal of bringing our bodies and minds into a greater state of health, harmony and balance. By practicing Tai Chi, we learn to deepen our breathing and clear our thoughts as…

Health Night Out – May 22

Medical Director Susan Bulen, M.D.

Phyllis Ketring HealthSouth will address the topic, The Amazing Brain: Latest Research on Brain Recovery after Stroke and Brain Injury on Monday, May 22 at Health Night Out. You will learn about your fascinating brain and its ability to recover after a stroke or other brain injury. HealthSouth Rehabilitation is one of the nation’s largest…

Live young

Susan Dawson-Cook, M.S. Remember when your mom told you to act your age? A request that made sense for you to obey as a youth might not be in your best interest now. Rebel against acting your age as an older adult and you’ll experience increased vitality, fitness and health. Living Young is just one…

Health Fair celebrates 20th anniversary

Phyllis Ketring This year’s Health Fair will represent 20 years of successful annual fairs at SaddleBrooke. The Health Fair is one of the largest volunteer-driven events in our community. Please mark Saturday morning, October 14, on your calendars to attend this anniversary event. The Health Fair Planning Committee frequently hears reports that a significant health…

2 Your Health: No drugs for your back pain – The American College of Physicians tells patients to try chiropractic first

Dr. Craig Brue After reviewing 10 years of effectiveness studies related to prescription drugs for the treatment of back pain, the Annals of Internal Medicine has concluded that medication should not be given for the initial treatment of back pain. The 2017 study by the American College of Physicians has concluded that back pain is best treated…

Train and live for good posture

Susan Dawson-Cook Improving and maintaining optimal posture takes effort. When your body feels tired, gravity can quickly drag you into a slouch. Eventually, poor posture can become chronic. You can improve balance by changing your workouts and becoming more mindful about posture throughout your day. People with optimal posture have a balance of muscle tissues…

Tai Chi student promotions

Carol Emerson Ken and I are happy to announce the recent promotions of eight of our students! They have all worked extremely hard and we are very proud of their accomplishments. Pictured left to right: Carol Emerson Shifu, purple belt Lynda Green, white belt Larry Fahrney, purple belt Joyce Schneider, white belts Patrice Passer, Marsha…

Perky Parkys

Vera Shury One of the problems with Parkinson’s is that the early symptoms appear like aging and are often ignored. Early diagnosis can help with earlier lifestyle adjustments and help delay the progression. SaddleBrooke group meets Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. in HOA 1 Craft Center 3. The early signs as presented…