Brittany Denis, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist, movement coach, and educator empowering clients through the aging process with mindful movement. She inspires all adults to bring a growth mindset to aging both in her movement studio and online. Get a copy of her free ebook: 5 Simple Steps to Take Control of Your Chronic Pain at https://www.advancedbalance.org

Latest Posts By Brittany Denis

3 weeks ago

Need Movement Confidence as a Senior Woman? Start Here!

Do you realize your balance is declining, but feel lost on where to start improving it? Notice that your mobility isn’t what it used to be, but not sure how to take the first step to make it better? We all get a little lost sometimes…

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1 month ago

Why Quality Sleep Is the First Step Toward Chronic Pain Management Over 60

Over half of the adult population 60 and above experience chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as any pain lasting longer than three months and is a very different experience for your brain than acute pain. Unfortunately, chronic pain…

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3 months ago

Know Your Body: Skill #1 for Building Confidence in Your Health as You Age

A common theme I’ve noted in my work as a physical therapist is a loss of confidence in all areas of life that usually accompanies a decline in physical function, particularly in adults over the age of 60. Once it happens, it leads to a long road…

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5 months ago

Want to Feel More Balanced? Start with Your Feet!

Did you know that 25% of your bones and muscles are located below the ankle? And yet our feet tend to be one of the most overlooked parts of our body, at least as far as proactive care goes. No one thinks about their feet until there’s a problem…

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7 months ago

We Are All Old People in Training, So Train Wisely with These 5 Everyday Activities

When most people talk about aging, they portray it as decline, holding onto this misguided belief while the best years pass them by. Sadly, the anti-aging message is pervasive in our society, and the increasing rates of social isolation among older…

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8 months ago

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density

Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the density and quality of bone is reduced. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 200 million women throughout the world…

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10 months ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images. As a physical therapist, my mission is to change the way people…

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1 year ago

What You Should Know About Normal Aging of the Spine and Chronic Back Pain After 60

Are you one of the millions of people living with chronic back pain? Have you been told by a medical provider your pain is due to arthritis? Or there is nothing that can be done about your back pain? Cases of chronic back pain…

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2 years ago

After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan

The medical field of aging is relatively new. It wasn’t until the last century that we saw an exponential increase in human life expectancy and as a result, we’ve only just started to study aging. And there is still a lot of gray area…

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2 years ago

3 Ways Movement Can Optimize Your Brain Health After 60

In recent years, research continues to find a strong connection between mobility and decline in brain health. It’s been long established that exercise and movement help promote mental health…

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