Treatments for Knee Arthritis.
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Supplements 101. “Supplements can enhance a diet where there are shortfalls, but a handful of vitamin, mineral or other dietary supplements can never take the place of a healthy diet” – American Dietetic Association (ADA) Visiting your health food store can be overwhelming Before starting any supplements regimen, it’s best to consult a doctor or […]
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The Truth about Protein.
What Are Protein Powders? The three common ones are whey, soy, and casein protein. Whey the most commonly used, a complete protein (contain all 9 essential amino acids) Soy It’s possible to build complete protein from plant-based foods by combining legumes, nuts, and grains But you’ll need to consume 20 to 25 percent more plant-based […]
5 Great Total Body Exercises.
Plank This is a killer move for your core, legs, and upper body. When holding elbow plank, be sure your shoulders are stacked over your elbows and your body is in one straight line. Start on the floor, resting on your forearms and knees. Step your feet out one at a time, coming into a […]
High Intensity Interval Training.
Millions of Americans don’t engage in that much moderate exercise…. Asked why? “I don’t have time.” What is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)? Short intense period of exercise, followed by rest Instead of continuous moderate-intensity exercise for 20-30 minutes, as is typical for walkers, joggers and cyclists, HIIT involves 30 to 60 seconds of high-intensity exercise […]
Is Wine THAT good for you?
Alcohol and in particular, red wine, has long been thought of as heart healthy. Red wine contain antioxidants, known as resveratrol, which may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol). Read More
Benefits of a Low-Carb Diet – Weill Cornell Rehab Update
The studies consistently show that when people cut carbs and eat more protein and fat, they end up eating much fewer calories. As a result, their appetite tends to go down and they often end up eating less without trying. Read More
Cornell Sports and Spine – Beat the Super Bowl Bulge
Chronic knee osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common diseases of advanced age. With up to 20 million adults in the US suffering from OA of the knee¹, close to 700,000 cases progress to total knee joint replacement. Read More
Cornell Rehab Medicine- Welcome to 2015!
Flexion: a curling forward of the spine Extension: an arching backward of the spine Rotation: a twisting motion of the spine around its axis Lateral flexion: a side-bending of the spine Read More