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Three Tips To Keep your Joints Healthy as you Age

Did you know September is healthy aging month? Healthy Aging Month is celebrated annually, bringing awareness to the positive aspects of growing older. However, the aging process can also bring on conditions affecting your body, including changes to your muscles, joints and bones. Susan Judge Burns, Nurse Practitioner at NEBH offers three tips to keep your joints healthy.

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Three Health Benefits of Swimming

If you find yourself at a swimming pool, beach or lake this summer, take advantage and go for a swim. Swimming not only offers a method to cool off in warm weather, but it is also a great activity that can be done year round providing several health benefits. Susan Judge Burns, Nurse Practitioner at NEBH, outlines a few of the benefits.

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Staying Active with Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful condition that causes inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Exercise has a number of health benefits for those living with arthritis, including decreased pain and fatigue, increased strength and flexibility, and improved ability to manage symptoms or prevent injury. Learn a few low impact exercises that can produce great results.

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Preparing for your Joint Replacement Surgery

NEBH believes that educated patients participating in their own care will improve outcomes. One way to get involved in your care is to ensure that you are fully prepared for your joint replacement surgery. There are many things people think about before going into surgery, such as making sure they have a ride home and taking time off from work, but there a number of things people often do not consider. Occupational therapists at NEBH offer the following advice on ways you can get ready for your joint replacement surgery.

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