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.

Latest Posts By Brittany Denis

2 months ago

Why You Need to Practice Falling After 60

“Until you actually learn to fall, your nervous system will never truly know that it is actually safe to fall.” – Dr. Shante Cofield. I spend the majority of my time discussing concerns about falls with my clients…

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3 months ago

For Optimal Health After 60, Focus on Movement Instead of Exercise

How much time do you spend thinking about how you move throughout the day? If you’re not getting the health results you want, your movement is likely a huge factor! Movement comes down to a matter of convenience…

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3 months ago

5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60

Incontinence is an initial warning sign that the strength of your pelvic floor is compromised in some way and no longer has the ability to hold the contents of the pelvis. The initial symptom is leaking urine but if left untreated…

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5 months 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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11 months ago

3 Ways Movement Can Optimize Your Brain Health After 60

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 and fight symptoms of depression, anxiety, and even PTSD…

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1 year 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 year 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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