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Causes Of Thoracic Back Pain, Health Channel

Common Causes of Thoracic Back Pain

Although thoracic back pain, or upper back pain, is usually benign, it can also be a sign of other, more serious, health concerns. In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Georgiy Brosuvanik, a Spine Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, describes other possible causes of thoracic back pain.  Dr. Brosuvanik explains that problems with ...
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Exercise Guidelines For Adults, Health Channel

Exercise Guidelines for Adults

During a discussion on the Health Channel, Joann Santiago-Charles, Oncological Exercise Physiologist with Miami Cancer Institute, comments on some exercise guidelines published by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Cancer Society. The guidelines state that adults should be doing moderately intense exercise for 150 minutes per week or 60 minutes of vigorous ...
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Relationship Between Exercise And Diet, Health Channel

Relationship Between Exercise and Diet

During an interview with the Health Channel, Carla Duenas, a registered dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, talks about why diet is just as important as exercise. Carla explains that being mindful of both diet and exercise is essential for reaching specific health goals. “If you’ve ever seen an overweight marathoner, you’ll realize that it’s ...
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Exercises For Senior Adults With Osteoporosis Or Arthritis, Health Channel

Exercises for Senior Adults with Osteoporosis or Arthritis

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Andrew Forster, an Internal Medicine Physician with Baptist Health Primary Care, talks about the health benefits of exercising for seniors.  Dr. Forster states that exercise helps you live longer. Exercise helps prevent many common causes of mortality such as pneumonia, depression, and heart attacks. “People who exercise, ...
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Can Diet And Exercise Reverse Hypertension 1, Health Channel

Can Diet and Exercise Reverse Hypertension?

In an interview with the Health Channel, Brian Betancourt, Exercise Physiologist at Baptist Health South Florida, discusses exercises that can help with high blood pressure and hypertension. Brian points out that exercise only helps with blood pressure when you exercise consistently. One workout session will not help your blood pressure.  Consistent exercise helps because it ...
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Exercises For Back Stress Fractures, Health Channel

Exercises for Back Stress Fractures

In an interview with the Health Channel, Noel Gressner, Physical Therapist at Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, talks about how to strengthen your back through exercise and manual physical therapy when you have stress fractures. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone, usually from overuse such as excessive running or jumping.  Noel says ...
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Dos And Donts Of Core Exercise, Health Channel

Dos and Don’ts of Core Exercise

In an interview with the Health Channel, Brian Betancourt, Exercise Physiologist at Baptist Health South Florida, talks about different abdominal exercises and how to do them correctly. Russian Twists are one of the most popular ab exercises you will see people doing, but Brian Betancourt says that despite its popularity, it is not that good ...
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