The Health Benefits of Walking Groups

Are you having trouble sticking to a regular program of physical activity? Researchers in the U.K. found that a walking group may provide you the support you need, along with lower blood pressure, lower resting heart rate, lower body fat, and lower cholesterol. This meta-analysis of 42 studies demonstrated the dramatic improvement in health walking…

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Group Counseling Helps Chronic Low-back Pain

Do you, or someone you know, suffer from chronic lower-back pain? Frustrated with your care options? A British study has found that patients (without "red flags" for other serious disease) who received 3-6 cognitive behavioral interventions that focused on participation and attitudes toward physical activity did significantly better than those who who only received 15 minutes…

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