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5 Exercise Ideas Amid COVID-19 Social Distancing

5 Exercise Ideas Amid COVID-19 Social Distancing

As the country bands together to slow the spread of COVID-19 (a.k.a., the coronavirus) through the practice of social distancing, many have found their regularly exercise routines disrupted.  Gym closures, group fitness class cancellations and the closing of...

Combat osteoporosis through exercise

Combat osteoporosis through exercise

To the 43 million Americans who have low bone density, putting them at high risk of osteoporosis, Bend chiropractor Dr. Patrick Prentice, has an important message: exercise is good medicine.  But not just any exercise – weight-bearing,...

Be Safe, Be Aware of the Signs of Overtraining

Be Safe, Be Aware of the Signs of Overtraining

As the New Year serves as the starting line for many who are bound and determined to get into shape this year, Bend chiropractor Dr. Patrick Prentice is quick to remind well-meaning people that overtraining is a real thing – and if it’s not identified early, it can...

Exercise to Ease Chronic Anxiety This Year

Exercise to Ease Chronic Anxiety This Year

A new year offers the potential for new opportunities and experiences.  For those who struggle with general and consistent anxiety, however, the prospect of the new year and the expectations that come with it can be tricky to maneuver.  It’s with this in...

Volunteering Benefits Seniors Physically & Mentally

Volunteering Benefits Seniors Physically & Mentally

For some, the Holiday Season can be a time of social isolation and loneliness. This can be especially true for older adults who live alone, according to Bend chiropractor Patrick Prentice. Research shows social isolation can have adverse effects such as depression,...

Sweat Away Your Holiday Stress with Exercise

Sweat Away Your Holiday Stress with Exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, Bend physical therapist Patrick Prentice, has a suggestion: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your...

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