July 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Must Have Balance… Tai Chi Has Benefits for Seniors

Posted: 7/30/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Tai Chi encourages slow, fluid body motions that have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance self-confidence, and elevate overall well-being. Tai Chi is a low-impact, self-paced exercise allowing for minimal strain on muscles and joints.

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

Posted: 7/14/2014 11:27 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. When they are both present, patients can enter a vicious cycle of the blues, pain, physical de-conditioning, and feeling hopeless." Studies at both the University of Pittsburgh and Conc...

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