“My knees hurt whenever I go to sit in a chair. What’s causing this?”

Senior man sitting in a arm chair

This is a really common problem as we age, and it is likely a movement related issue.  HOW you are transitioning from standing to sitting is likely directly related with your level of discomfort, not just pathology alone. Let me explain this point with an example of squatting—something we all do, all the time. There […]

It’s getting harder to get up from the floor. Is this something I should avoid?

Bettina G. Austin, Texas As we age our bodies tend towards muscular weakness, stiffness, and decreased power that can dampen our confidence with activities and movements that were previously easy for us.  However, all of those categories are trainable regardless of age and can see significant improvements when given the right stimulus i.e. exercise!  It […]