How Walking Can Build Up the Brain

Older men and women who walked for six months showed improvements in white matter and memory, while those who danced or did stretching exercises did

The Secrets of ‘Cognitive Super-Agers’

One of my greatest pleasures during the Covid-19 shutdowns was having the time to indulge in hourlong phone conversations with friends and family whom I

Strict Rest Slows Recovery after Sports-Related Concussions

ACSM, Five Sports Medicine Organizations Publish New Guidance for Team Physicians Nearly 1.8 million sports-related concussions happen annually in youth under age 18 in the

Move More or Sit Less: How to Maintain a Healthy Brain

Worldwide, a person is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds. Regular physical activity and limited sedentary behavior (i.e., time spent sitting or lying down) are

Ep. 11: Neuropsychologist Elizabeth Pieroth on Managing Athletes with Multiple Concussions

Neuropsychologist Elizabeth M. Pieroth, PsyD, ABPP, MPH shares insight into how she manages athletes who have sustained multiple concussions including how to know when to

Middle-aged people who sleep six hours or less a night may be more likely to develop dementia in their late 70s, a study found.

The research, tracking thousands of people from age 50 on, suggests those who sleep six hours or less a night are more likely to develop

Reduced Sitting Time Improves Blood Flow in Brain and Legs

During a regular day, the average person sits for eight to10 hours. These high levels of sitting time seem linked to an increased risk for

Patients Share Ski and Snowboard Advice

At Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, we love ski and snowboard season, but professionally, it can be a very busy time. We treat many snow sport-related

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