Wow! Do we ever have a LOT of information to share with you from the 2014 TMA Conference! While we sort it out and get the posts ready, here’s a quick idea we came up with while walking through the airport yesterday. Exercise is important to everyone’s health, and is particularly important for myositis patients! […]
April 29, 2014 Exercise to reduce inflammation, increase strength and flexibility Live Discussion Helene Alexanderson, PhD, RPT, will answer your questions about exercise on Tuesday, April 29, at 2pm ET. (NOON for us in Mountain time zone) Dr. Alexanderson, a member of TMA’s medical advisory board, is with the Dept of Neurobiology in the Division […]
What a coincidence! I posted the list of Denver pools this morning, then just found this article at my doctor’s office. Thought I’d pass it along – the article is from WebMD’s Nov/Dec 2013 (shhhhh… I tore it out of the magazine to share it with y’all)
Thinking about doing some hydrotherapy next year? Here is a list of the Denver area pools and their temperatures. Copy of Pool Resources Summer 2012 Be sure to call for programs available, this list was created last year. Thanks, Mark Manago! And here’s another pool that our TMA member John Mozer emailed us about: Thanks […]
Again, thanks to Mark Manago for his excellent talk about Exercise & Myositis at our last meeting! His presentation was specifically related to IBM patients and exercise, but I feel that what he said pertains to all kinds of myositis (since the major muscle groups are affected in all types of myositis patients, with the […]
I love these seniors! Great advice for us all – but especially older folks. I’m lookin’ at you, Mom & Dad!
Corinne is participating in this type of laughter yoga – we might need to do this at our meetings!
So I was just looking for some exercises and equipment our group members might be interested in, and came across this video for the “Kefty”. Have you seen this yet? It looks a little like something you could make yourself at Home Depot with some cleverly placed bungee and pvc pipe. For more information about […]
The other day I was talking with some of our Friends with Kids about how to measure parental success (segued from our conversation about potty training). Sure it’d be nice for Conor to grow up to be a doctor, scientist, or world leader… but I’ll have done my job if he is kind, educated, giving, […]
I love this video just for the household objects he uses for exercising. Socks, tennis balls, broccoli rubber bands – genius!