Starting a Weight Loss Plan: Care Instructions

If you are thinking about losing weight, it can be hard to know where to start. Your doctor can help you set up a weight loss plan that best meets your needs. You may want to take a class on nutrition or exercise, or join a weight loss support group. If you have questions about […]

Chronic Pain: Care Instructions

Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time (months or even years) and may or may not have a clear cause. It is different from acute pain, which usually does have a clear cause like an injury or illness and gets better over time. Chronic pain: Lasts over time but may vary from day […]

Safe Use of Opiate Pain Medicine: Care Instructions

Your Care Instructions Pain is your body’s way of warning you that something is wrong. Pain feels different for everybody. Only you can describe your pain. A doctor can suggest or prescribe many types of medicines for pain. These range from nonprescription medicines like acetaminophen (Tylenol) to powerful medicines called opiates. Opiates work well to […]

Pain Medicine Side Effects: Care Instructions

When you go to a medical facility in pain, you may get a strong medicine to give you relief. The medicine may be given in a vein (by IV) or as an injection (shot). Examples of this type of pain medicine include fentanyl, hydromorphone, and morphine. While these medicines help relieve pain, they also have […]

Pain Medicine: Care Instructions

Pain can keep you from doing the things you want to do. Medicine may help you feel better. There are many kinds of pain medicine. One type you can buy over the counter is acetaminophen (Tylenol). Other medicines help both pain and swelling. These are called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). They include aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, […]

Senior Citizen Back Strengthening Exercises

Senior Citizen Back Strengthening Exercises - Neuromuscular Spine & Joint Center

Exercise is important for senior citizens to help strengthen and add motion to muscles and joints and to improve posture. In this video, Evelyn White guides you through some back strengthening exercises for senior citizens. Back strengthening exercises are important for lifting up or extending the back. Lay flat on the floor with a pillow […]

Lower Back Strengthening Exercises for Senior Citizens

Lower Back Strengthening Exercise for Senior Citizens

In this video Sue Conrad, a personal trainer with a certification through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), guides you through some lower back strengthening exercises which are beneficial for senior citizens.