Posted April 23, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Joints Popping

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Have you ever stood up after sitting for a while and had your joints pop? Studies now conclude the poppings may be irritating but they’re typically normal. (See Medline Plus)

When I was a kid, every time I straightened my arm out completely, my elbow popped. I made a bit of […]

Posted March 20, 2016 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Joints in Motion

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Most people know the importance of cardiovascular training and strength building exercises, but as people age, joints really need flexibility exercises. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, flexibility training is often overlooked.

The best flexibility training includes stretches that are held for 10-30 seconds, such as in yoga or pilates.