You can improve your blood pressure and overall heart health even if you start exercising after 40, research shows. Doctors stress that it is never too late to start moving.
Find wellness and disease-prevention tips about food, fitness, lifestyle, mental attitude and more from our Wellness Institute, led by Chief Wellness Officer and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen.
Older Americans can easily strain a shoulder. Here's how to recognize the difference between a rotator cuff injury that can result and a more common culprit: tendonitis.
Stretching, swimming, water aerobics, yoga, pilates, tai chi ... many of the usual ways people keep themselves fit and limber become doubly important for those with an MS diagnosis.
Choosing where to have physical or occupational therapy after surgery or an injury is an important part of your recovery. Find key questions to ask for the most convenient and effective therapy.
Many of the outdoor activities we love pose a risk of wrist or ankle fractures. Find out how to tell a fracture from a sprain (hint: often only your doctor can) and what treatment to expect.
Too often, we treat pain with medications. Unfortunately, many pain medications have bad side effects. They also can be addictive. If you're struggling with pain, consider all the alternatives.
How much, how often, what types work best — these are just a few of the questions that form the foundation of good exercise habits. Do you know the answers?
Most cancer patients leave their medical treatment plan in the trusted hands of their oncologist, but complementary therapies allow patients to play an active role in regaining control of their own health and wellness.
The road to fitness is paved with good intentions — but do you know how to take the first steps?
With our busy lives, it can be challenging to make time for exercise. We asked Kim Gladden, MD, how she does it. Before she was a physician, Dr. Gladden enjoyed a rich career in dance. She offers tips to staying fit for life.