Simple Ways to Help Combat Lower Extremity Weakness | Spring Hills Senior Communities

Here are some simple ways to help combat lower extremity weakness. Avoid sitting for long periods of time. Sitting down may be comfortable but it is not healthy for your body. The lack of muscle use causes the human body to lose strength. Exercise your legs! Participating in exercises that strengthen your legs can help prevent lower extremity weakness as well as improve your balance and strengthen your mobility. Control your weight! Research has shown that even as small of
a weight loss as 10 to 15 pounds can yield major results in preventing lower
extremity weakness. Elevate your legs! Poor circulation can put pressure onto
your legs and affect the body’s lower extremities. Elevating your legs can help
relieve that pressure and prevent decline. Did you enjoy learning more about lower extremity weakness from this video? Sound off in the comments below! Also don’t forget to like and share the video by clicking below if you found this information helpful. Have a great day!

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