Getting By


July 7, 2021

Stress and/or keeping your body in one position for an extended amount of time, such as sitting, negatively impacts muscles by causing them to get tense and tight. Tight muscles can make daily activities such as standing, bending or walking difficult.

Keeping your muscles flexible is important for maintaining mobility and independence of performing your daily activities. Our muscles can be compared to rubber bands. The longer and more elastic the rubber band, the more force it can endure and the less likely it will break. When muscles and joints are flexible, it allows your body to move more e...

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