February is American Heart Month, which is celebrated every year to raise awareness for cardiovascular disease. In honor of this month, Frederick Basilico, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at NEBH has five tips to keep your heart healthy.
For many people, the New Year comes with resolutions to eat healthier and get back in shape. However, if you are living with orthopedic pain and reduced mobility, you may wonder what exercises are safe to do, and if it is safe at all to exercise. New England Baptist Hospital recommends four basic strengthening exercises that are specifically designed for those living with orthopedic pain.
Tennis and golf are terrific summer sports that provide many health benefits. However, like anything that is not done properly, they can easily result in injuries. NEBH orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Zilberfarb, who specializes in sports medicine, has a few tips to help prevent the most common injuries.
As summer gets into full swing, many of us are looking for ways to leave the gym and exercise outdoors, or stay active while on vacation. Eric Knopp, a physical therapist at NEBH has a few tips to help get you started.