Pain with Exercise

“Why do I have pain and weakness after doing exercises that my Therapist gave me. I do these exercises about 1/2 hr a day.” Thanks for the question Millie. This is a very common question that seniors ask when they begin a new exercise program. When the body begins activity it is not accustomed to there are many great changes that occur including, improved strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. At the same time we can feel soreness, fatigue and even, yes, pain. As a rule of thumb I usually tell patients to avoid pain. That is not the goal...

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