Fitness at 50+: Five Barriers You Can Beat

While exercise is often touted as a fountain of youth, it often gets harder to do as you get older. Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also called physiatrists, are doctors who restore and maintain function lost due to injury, illness and age-related conditions such as osteoporosis, arthritis, joint replacements or stroke. They often prescribe exercise to prevent and treat many of these conditions, working with their older patients to help them get the right kind of exercise so that they can remain active and independent. PM&R physicians offer these tips to help caregivers and their loved ones overcome […]