Over time, the “parts” begin to wear out. Our joints, in particular, succumb to years of use and abuse. Eventually, pain and loss of range of motion can make even simple day-to-day tasks such as dressing, drinking a cup of coffee, walking or even holding a grandchild, let alone sports activities, too painful. For three area men, Bruce Noll and Jerry Wyatt of St. Croix Falls, and Rob Robertson of Lindstrom,
Wellness can start at any age. Register any time for fitness and wellness classes being offered at the Lindstrom Clinic, now a "Silver & Fit" facility.Local motivated instructors provide multiple sessions for a wide range of fitness and exercise levels and ages.
Vaccines are still the best “tools” we have to prevent influenza. Medscape (2/12, Barclay) reported a case series published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine indicating that young adults failing to vaccinate themselves against the flu required “the most intensive treatment.”
Go Red For Women’ campaign creates heart health awareness . February 7 was designated “National Wear Red Day for Women.” Red is the American Heart Association’s color for women and heart disease.
Regional Sports Medicine staff manage a comprehensive and easy-to-navigate website both detailing the many services and programs available to active youth, women, and men in the community. “This website was specifically created to be a comprehensive tool for anyone