How much should you walk a day?

How much should you walk a day?

OrthoIndy physical therapist, Casey Wallace explains the benefits of walking, how much you should walk every day and whether or not you can lose weight from walking.

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Why is it bad to sit on your wallet?

Why is it bad to sit on your wallet?

While there are many back-related problems and injuries that could be associated with pain, keeping your wallet in your back pocket while you sit for long periods of time could be a cause.

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Tips to healthy living for former athletes

Tips to healthy living for former athletes

Whether it’s a career ending injury or you aren’t participating in sports anymore, it’s a hard reality to face when you are no longer an athlete and your daily routine changes.

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What does it mean when your hands and feet are swollen?

What does it mean when your hands and feet are swollen?

Jessica Moosbrugger, OrthoIndy clinical nutrition manager and dietitian, explains why your hands and feet may swell and how to reduce swelling with a low-sodium diet.

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OrthoIndy physical therapist runs his 20th Indy mini-marathon

OrthoIndy physical therapist runs his 20th Indy mini-marathon

On the first Saturday of May, over 35,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair racers take over the streets of downtown Indianapolis for The Greatest Spectacle in Running – the OneAmerica 500…

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How to make protein balls

How to make protein balls

Protein powders come in various forms and can be useful in almost everyone’s diet. They’re an easy and convenient source of complete, high-quality protein. Whether you’re an athlete, trying to…

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Why is it important for kids to stay active?

Why is it important for kids to stay active?

Like adults, kids need to be physically active to stay healthy. Staying active can help your child maintain a healthy weight and help prevent diseases later in life. With spring…

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Does smoking slow down the healing process after surgery?

Does smoking slow down the healing process after surgery?

Quitting before your procedure and not smoking afterward can significantly increase your chances of healing faster. It allows more oxygen to reach your cells and increases blood flow which helps your body heal.

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How do you wean off pop?

How do you wean off pop?

THIS POST IS PART OF THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE The problem with soft drinks such as pop, also referred to as ‘soda’, is that it’s packed with…

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How can I stop slouching?

How can I stop slouching?

OrthoIndy sports medicine physician Dr. Scott Gudeman shares how to improve your posture while sitting.

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The danger of extreme dieting for fast weight loss

The danger of extreme dieting for fast weight loss

Can losing weight too fast be dangerous? Learn about rapid weight loss, drastic weight loss methods and ways to lose weight fast and easy.

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Pros and cons of juicing

Pros and cons of juicing

Juicing has become a popular trend. Knowing how to add juices to your diet can benefit your health and be a great way to consume lots of nutrients and vitamins.

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