They Call it Prehab: Starting Cancer Patients on Rehab Before Treatment

Cancer patients who start rehabilitation before they begin treatment may recover more quickly from surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, some specialists say. But insurance coverage for “prehabilitation,” as it’s called, can be spotty, especially if the…

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Here’s How Much You Should Stand Each Day

We know that the amount of time we spend sitting each day wreaks havoc on our health, and in a new paper, researchers show that spending just two hours standing or moving around instead of sitting…

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Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly, Even With Exercise

Regular exercise doesn’t erase the higher risk of serious illness or premature death that comes from sitting too much each day, a new review reveals. Combing through 47 prior studies, Canadian researchers found that prolonged daily sitting…

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9 Physical Therapist Tips to Help You Age Well

We can’t stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physical therapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome…

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Widespread Pain is Creating Widespread Prescription Drug Use

An estimated 126.1 million adults have felt some pain in the past 3 months, and 25.3 million adults suffer from pain daily, according to a recent study featured in the Journal of Pain (Estimates of Pain Prevalence…

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