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At Home Workouts

At Home Workout: Flex-ability Stretching Class

The Flex-ability home program is a brief full-body seated stretch routine for all participants. The goal of this exercise routine is to help people safely improve functional range of motion in all major joints.



NYT: Starting to Exercise Again After Lockdown

Exercise researchers and physicians have some blunt advice for those of us aiming to return to regular exercise now, after months spent sheltering at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Start slowly, they suggest, and then rev up your workouts, also slowly.

Patient Story

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Battling COVID-19: Filmmaker Spends Month in Hospital, Weeks in Rehab

Gordon Quinn couldn’t speak. But he desperately needed to tell his doctors something.

The 77-year-old world-renowned documentarian was finally off a ventilator, for the second time.  He had just been helped into a sitting position for the first time in weeks. But now they were talking about putting him on a ventilator for a third time. 


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Lunchtime Workout Routine

Movement is essential for staying healthy. Aerobic exercise can help lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, and resistance training can help lower your risk of osteoporosis and other degenerative conditions.


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Back to Basics: Five Tips for Starting a New Running Regime

While we’re all sheltering in place, many of us have found our activity levels declining. Gyms are closed, we aren’t walking to work, and our normal routines have changed drastically. Physical activity is now more important than ever, and running is a great way to keep moving that doesn’t require any special equipment.



New Graduate Nurse Residency Program Achieves ANCC’s Top Honors

On May 18, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs awarded our New Graduate Nurse Residency Program its “Accreditation with Distinction” — ANCC’s highest possible level of recognition.



Meet the CHAT Trainers Online!

Your favorite FREE hand training program moves online due to COVID-19 precautions. We can't wait to work with you in the comfort of your own home!

Research Project

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Balance in the midst of COVID chaos: Why daily routines matter

“The secret to life is to adjust,” is a phrase often quoted by my parents when I would dig in my heels to protest change. COVID-19 has led many of us to experience a loss of structure, routine and even meaning in daily life. Experiencing a pandemic is uncharted territory. We have been tasked with “adjusting” in all facets of life.


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In the News: Researchers Develop COVID Symptom Tracking Device

Twenty-five people in a test study in Chicago are currently wearing small, postage stamp-sized flexible devices on their throats. The goal is to track signs and symptoms of the COVID-19 coronavirus and monitor progression of the illness.



Rethink your home exercise game: Five pieces of exercise equipment you didn’t know you had

Five pieces of exercise equipment you didn’t know you had.