Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

My Mother's Yoga Routine at Age 92

By Amy Kraft Seven years ago my Mom, at 85 ½ years young, asked me to teach her several yoga postures to diminish the pain in her lower back. I was quite surprised since I had been urging—no, pushing her—to try these fitness therapies that had transformed my quality of life as well as my… Read More »

The Big 'E': Emotions

When I am writing and teaching my program, BoomerPlus® Therapy & Yoga Rehab, to educators, health care professionals, body workers and fitness experts, I always emphasize the importance of  looking at the emotional aspects of the physical issue (the Big ‘E’) that is causing discomfort and pain. Do you know there is a strong connection… Read More »

Therapy for Your Hips

The number of hip replacements has soared over 70% in the last 10 years! Osteoarthritis has become more prevalent and many people, even athletes, are forced into sedentary postures with pain in the hips. Stand with your side body facing the mirror. Are your thighs moving forward? Are your heels narrower than your toes? Perhaps… Read More »