Exercise at any age can help you lead a healthier and happier life. Regular physical activity can lower the risk of developing chronic conditions, such as heart disease or type 2 diabetes. Also being physically active can boost mood, self-esteem and sleep quality, as well as reducing your risk of stress and depression.
To stay healthy or improve health, adults need to do 2 types of physical activity each week: aerobic and strength exercises.
The NHS recommends the following amount of activity for your age group:
- early childhood (under 5 years old)
- young people (5 to 18 years old)
- adults (19 to 64 years old)
- older adults (65 and over)
All adults should also break up long periods of sitting with light activity.
At Deluca Chiropractic we pride ourselves in offering our patients the latest technologies to help you achieve your outcomes.
To create your tailored exercise programme our chiropractor uses a brand new app called PhysiApp. PhysiApp lets you complete your prescribed programme by following crystal-clear, narrated videos.
PhysiApp is completely free to download from the App store and Google Play store or can be accessed via your browser. Built-in reminders help you to stay on track towards a better you!
Not only is exercise a great tool to prevent injury, it is also an effective way to alleviate pain and improve function for a number of musculoskeletal conditions, like low back pain. Being active and mobile is important to our MSK health and our health in general. But it can also help with other therapeutic interventions like the adjustment.