Your life is an amazing journey, and our purpose is to guide you to health, heal you from sickness or injury, support your recovery and celebrate health in all forms. Here you'll find healthy resources, tips and inspiring stories so you can continue to be amazing.
We love that Arkansas is sunny and bright; but we know that sometimes, bright sunshine means temperatures soaring above one hundred. While we definitely encourage outdoor exercise here at Baptist Health, we want everyone to be aware and educated about safe habits when you’re outside in the heat.
Here’s why we care: exercising in heat puts extra stress on your body and increases your core temperature. If you do not take the appropriate precautions, consistently exercising in heat can cause serious illnesses like heat exhaustion, heat cramps, exercise-associated collapses, or heat stroke.
Here is what you can do to be prepared:
If you feel pain on the outside of your knee, you might have iliotibial band syndrome. Here's what causes it, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.
If stepping out of bed in the morning cause severe pain in the heel of your foot, you may have plantar fasciitis. Our physical therapists explain the causes and treatment options.
Low back pain? We can help! The physical therapists at Baptist Health Therapy Centers provide symptoms, causes and treatment options for low back pain.
Regular physical activity keeps you amazing at any age. Linda Mahnker can attest to the benefits of staying active as an older adult. After suffering from osteoarthritis, Linda had two hip replacements only five months apart. She started exercising before her first surgery and continued to do so after both hip replacements, crediting exercise as part of her successful recovery. In the following videos, Linda and Baptist Health trainer Jeremy Ray demonstrate exercises that keep seniors active.
While exercise is integral to your overall health, fitness regimens can often become monotonous and boring. If you’re looking for a high-intensity, varied workout, CrossFit could be right for you. The immersive fitness program is known for enhancing lifestyles. From its constantly changing workouts to its strong sense of community, CrossFit can help you live your most amazing life.
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