Tag Archives: exercise

Know the Subtle Signs of Osteoporosis

No matter your age or gender, it’s important to be educated about osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become weak and brittle. The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates 52 million Americans have osteoporosis – more than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer. It is preventable and treatable, but most patients are not diagnosed in time to […]

Give Yourself the Gift of Health

The holidays are often packed with family gatherings, gift exchanges, hearty meals and general merriment. But it’s no fun if you become ill. Fortunately, following a few tips can help you be at your healthiest as the festivities hit… Get some exercise. Cut down your own Christmas tree, walk the dog, choose the far-off parking […]

Live Chat Recap with Exercise and Nutrition Experts

OSF Saint Anthony hosted its first live Facebook Q & A session, during which OSF exercise and nutrition experts answered your burning questions about diet and exercise. Our experts for this chat were Christy Eldridge, manager of OSF Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and Nathan Hamman, registered/licensed dietitian at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. If you missed the […]