Loss of bone mass, or osteoporosis, is a common part of the aging process that may affect as many as 25 percent of all women over the age of 65. Read the rest of this entry »

A regular program of exercise is critical to back health and fitness. Strong, flexible muscles support your spine and allow movement. Weak, flabby muscles are susceptible to strains, sprains and stress. To strengthen your back muscles and prevent strains and injuries, develop an exercise program for fitness and strength. A primary element of your program should be some form of aerobic exercise. For many people, walking is the way to go. Read the rest of this entry »