Dean’s aches and pains have turned him into a repeat patient at Goshen Orthopedics. Since 2020, Dean Hiles, age 50, has made the rounds with several specialists on the multidisciplinary team. He also returns frequently to Goshen Rehabilitation for physical therapy.
Losing weight can be a real struggle. You may have tried every diet, bought every exercise gadget, and taken a mountain of supplements to try and shed pounds, only to find out nothing works.
Abby Snyder had done hundreds of flip turns in swim practice and at meets. But one turn during practice in 2021 not only landed her in the emergency room, it sidelined her from sports activities for weeks.
Imagine hallways filled with students who can’t wait to get moving. That’s what it’s like for more than 300 K-2 youngsters at Lakeland Primary School in LaGrange, Indiana.
Pain in Mark Rody’s right hip was almost unbearable. The unrelenting ache had started in 2020 and eventually sidelined him from most of the activities he loved. Biking, walking – even elliptical training – were out of the question.
It wasn’t all that long ago that people whose hips or knees were riddled with arthritis or damaged through earlier injuries had to give up some physical activities and accept a diminished quality of life. That is no longer the case. Millions of Americans now maintain active lifestyles well into advanced age due to joint replacements.
Cold weather is no reason for your family to take a break from staying active. Just five minutes of exercise outdoors can improve your mood and sense of wellbeing, researchers say. That means you can boost your mental health when you take a few minutes to walk in a park, play in the backyard or go on a nature trail.
Looking for ways to get your family moving more and feeling better? Online tools like the ActiveTrac program from Goshen Health give you everything you need to be more active together.
Jim Caskey’s weight had been bothering him for years. Every year, he seemed to gain an additional pound he couldn’t lose. For each of his children’s weddings, he thought he’d try to lose 10 pounds, but then he didn’t.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to family routines are inevitable. Working from home and e-learning mean spending more time on screens for families and less time being active.