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Exercise for Seniors After Heart Surgery

This week Sheldon asks, “hi, what kind of exercises can the elderly perform to improve their heart conditions after heart surgery or with PAD?” Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America and there are over 500,000 coronary bypass procedures every year.  I see many seniors after open heart surgery, including bypass surgery […]

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Muscle Stiffness After Exercise

Today we have a great question from Sue Mitchel on muscle stiffness and what to do about it. Thanks for the great question. It reminds me of my somewhat comical and dry response when I see children playing, rolling on the ground, and doing cartwheels. I usually say, “Wow, look what you can do when […]

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