Fitness & Exercise

Fitness and exercise are extremely important, yet often neglected aspects of a person’s daily life. It is recommended that a person exercise at least four days a week for twenty minutes. Exercise, along with a balanced diet will serve as preventive measures for a multitude of health issues. Exercise is also linked with boosting a person’s mood because it produces serotonin.

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By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
It’s never too early to start on the path to better heart health. Did you know you can get there by walking?
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Orthopaedics
Read DMG’s Fall Sports Safety infographic for great tips on helping prevent injuries this fall.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Do you know how to properly garden without causing excessive stress on your body? By learning a bit about the ergonomics involved in gardening you can save yourself pain and strain so you can work smarter, not harder!

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Many gardeners plunge into their projects with great enthusiasm but unconditioned bodies. This doesn't need to happen! Follow these tips for injury free gardening.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Regular pelvic floor exercise, or Kegel exercise, will help to build awareness, muscle strength, endurance and coordination.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
The pelvic floor consists of several layers of muscles that cover the bottom of the pelvic cavity. Learn why it is important to strengthen your pelvic floor today!

By DuPage Medical Group
Do you find yourself coughing, wheezing, or feeling out of breath during or after exercise? If so, it may be more than just exertion causing your symptoms – you might have exercise-induced asthma.
Topics and Subtopics: Asthma & Fitness & Exercise

By Dr. Arndt
My knee has been hurting when I run. When should I see a doctor?

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Take a step in the right direction with a visit to Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery of DuPage Medical Group. Our experienced medical professionals offer complete care and cutting-edge techniques to treat foot and ankle diseases, injuries and other disorders that may be slowing you down. Let our team of highly trained podiatrists help you get back on pace.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Foot & Ankle Problems

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