Wellness

Stand Up for Your Health!

March 5, 2018

Sitting without interruption for an extended time may pose a bigger problem to our hips, lower back, and neck than you may think.  SPHP Physical therapist Aliza Stack offers tips for reducing muscle inflexibility and preventing pain associated with long hours of sitting at the office. [...]

LiveSmart: Wintertime Can Wreak Havoc on Your Voice

February 1, 2018

Between the whipping winds outside, plus the heat in your home, at work, and in your car, winter can have a pronounced drying effect on your vocal cords. Dry vocal cords can become raspy, strained and take extra effort to vibrate when you speak. [...]

LiveSmart: Oh, Snow! Exercise Caution When Shoveling

January 18, 2018

15 minutes of snow shoveling qualifies as moderate physical activity - that’s half of your recommended daily amount of 30 minutes! But, if you’ve been sedentary for several years, you should be as cautious about snow shoveling as you have been about exercise. [...]
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