September 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Can Treating Lower Back Pain Reduce the Effects of Depression and Raise Self Esteem?

Posted: 9/21/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to University of Pittsburgh professor Dr. Jordan M. Karp, "Chronic low back pain and depression make each other worse, have similar risk factors, and increase the likelihood of each other's recurrence..."

Must Have Balance…Tai Chi Has Benefits for Seniors

Posted: 9/9/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Focusing on calm thoughts and deep breathing, Tai Chi stresses the importance of posture and slow deliberate movements. Studies by the National Institutes of Health have shown that Tai Chi is beneficial for seniors because it promotes balance and reduces the risk of falling.

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