By Dee Griffin Physical therapy is one very important modality that you should be using if you are experiencing a decrease in movement, pain caused by injuries, chronic pain, chronic conditions, or neurological diseases. Physical therapists work with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that may include exercises, manual therapy,
By Dee Griffin Regular exercise plays a vital role in promoting overall health and well-being. It has numerous physical and mental benefits that contribute to a better quality of life. Physical activity burns calories, increases metabolism, and makes it easier to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Exercise also strengthens
Primary care plays a crucial role in preventative health care by providing regular check-ups and screening to identify possible health issues before they become serious issues. When visiting your primary care provider through routine visits, you are allowing them to not only monitor your current health but also identify early
Understanding risk factors and symptoms By Dee Griffin Diabetes affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the body is either unable to produce enough insulin or the body is unable to use the insulin produced. Both conditions cause an elevation in your blood sugar and in the long run
Lexington-Richland School District Five is encouraging senior citizens to be involved and active in district-sponsored events and activities for the upcoming school year. The district is again offering Golden Passes to residents who will be 60 years old or older during the 2022-2023 school year. The permanent photo identification card
The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program offering $25 vouchers to low-income seniors living in Richland County starts Monday, June 6. Seniors must qualify for the program to receive vouchers to buy fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables from authorized farmers this summer. Each qualifying individual will receive $25 in the
Senior Resources has received grant support in the amount of $24,300 from DAV Charitable Service Trust to provide nutritional support through Meals on Wheels to veterans in Richland County. The funding will be used to provide the delivery of a hot, daily meal to 12 homebound veterans for one year.