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By Courtney Fletcher
Licensed Physical Therapist 

Physical Therapy Today: October is National Physical Therapy Month

#AgeWell ... Healthy tips for each decade

 


Starting healthy habits early can help stave off many age-related health conditions. In addition to 9 things physical therapist want you to know about healthy aging, here are some decade-based tips from physical therapists:

2 Tips for 20s:

1. Be active 30 minutes per day to make it a habit for life. Regular exercise in the present is a great way to keep serious health issues such as heart disease and diabetes out of your future.

2. Did you realize bones begin losing density in your mid-20s? Then put down your smartphone and get up and move! Dance. Jump rope. Run. Weight-bearing exercises a...



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