Walking

Cory Cook walks with assistance from ReWalk Robotics. (WBZ-TV)

Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed NH Man Walk

Three years ago, Cory Cook was paralyzed from the chest down during a swimming accident.

07/23/2015

Experts say walking the the best way to recover after a heart attack. (Photo BIDMC)

VIDEO:The Perfect Exercise After Heart Attack

Experts say walking the the best way to recover after a heart attack.

03/20/2015

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VIDEO: When You Can’t Catch Your Breath: Diagnosing and Treating Heart Failure

Dr. Robb Kociol, MD, Director of Left Ventricular Assist Device Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, talks about the various factors when diagnosing and treating heart failure.

03/20/2015

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Find Your Exercise Motivation

Eating a healthy diet and being active are essential elements of any weight loss or weight maintenance program

02/20/2015

Lenox Walking Club (Credit: BIDMC)

Vibrating Insoles May Improve Balance in Seniors

Physicians and researchers have figured out how to reverse slips and falls in seniors.

12/10/2014

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Join The BIDMC Walking Club

Putting one foot in front of the other. It’s something most of us do without even thinking about it. But walking – at a brisk pace for an extended period of time – can have many health benefits.

05/05/2014

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Stand Up Trends: Workstations & Treadmill Desks

If your job puts you in front of some kind of screen all day, no doubt, you spend a lot of time sitting. Research shows that could lead to a number of health risks including obesity, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic syndrome.

05/05/2014

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Using Technology To Take Your Walks To The Next Level

Technology can help improve many activities, even something as simple as walking.

05/05/2014

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Why Run When You Can Walk?

You’re out enjoying a nice, brisk walk. Your heart is pumping. Your muscles are feeling good. Then, you see people running past you. And you think: should I be running, too?

05/05/2014

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Avoiding Injury When Walking

Unlike running, there is not a specific set of injuries that doctors or physical therapists tend to see in walkers.

05/05/2014

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