Benefits of Barefoot Running

A recent study at Indiana University discussed the benefits of barefoot running and its capacity to decrease impact force injuries with proper technique. For some this may include a complete change in running mechanics that previously included landing on your heels or growing up running in standard athletic shoes. Continue reading “Benefits of Barefoot Running”

Benefits of Exercise for Seniors with Mobility Issues from Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is an incurable, degenerative neurological condition that causes mobility issues due to excessive tremors, muscle stiffness, and impaired balance. Research shows that a regular exercise program can improve mobility and improve a patient’s quality of life if they suffer from Parkinson’s. This article discusses an exercise program for Parkinson’s patients, but as always you should consult with your physician, physical therapist, or healthcare professional before developing your own exercise regimen if you have specific medical considerations. Continue reading “Benefits of Exercise for Seniors with Mobility Issues from Parkinson’s Disease”