BioExercise BioExercise is a new exercise program that combines activities for the body and mind to improve total body functionality. It helps participants address the physical and mental needs of their bodies as they age. The result: improved physical and cognitive health.read more
We use water in a totally different way.
Water exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis have tremendous benefits of which I learned first hand from Kendra Jones. I first met Kendra at a convention hosted by the Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute. In a single conversation, it was easy to spot her kind and caring personality. I learned that Kendra’s interest in water exercise stemmed from her own diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis commonly referred to as Jr. RA.
First diagnosed at the age of 4 with childhood-onset rheumatoid arthritis, by 26 she had both hips replaced and at 28 was facing surgery on her neck due to excruciating pain from discs fused together (again from the JRA).
Weighing her options and on the advice of a neurosurgeon, Kendra found other ways to manage the pain without surgery. Today she shares with WEOACH followers some of her favorite water exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis!read more
When you have daily knee pain, it can make doing everything from walking to bending a chore. Read on for exercises that offer knee pain relief. Did you know that water exercise is an effective treatment for the management of knee osteoarthritis and recommended by the Osteoarthritis Research Society International and by the American College […]read more
Get up and go with three easy exercises! Whether you are at home or traveling my favorite stretch routine can be used to reduce morning stiffness, reverse the effects of prolonged sitting or as a warm-up for any workout I’d like to invite you to try – pivot, plank and swing.read more
What is Ai Chi? Ai Chi is a total body relaxation and strengthening technique. It uses slow broad movements coordinated with deep breathing. Created by Jun Konno of Japan, this therapeutic technique is based on elements of Qi Gong and T’ai Chi. Ai Chi is practiced standing in shoulder-depth water. Ai Chi uses the […]read more