Dr. Lex Gonzales, PT, DPT received his degree of Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of South Florida in the USA. He has been a physiotherapist for over 24 years with a special interest in the geriatric or older adult population. Visit him at drlexgonzales.com.

Latest Posts By Lex Gonzales

5 months ago

The 5 Most Common Causes of Shoulder Pain Among Baby Boomers (And What to Do About Them)

Shoulder pain is a common complaint among the Baby Boomer generation. In fact, it is the third most common cause of musculoskeletal consultation in primary care. The shoulder is a complex joint with a wide range of motion and is subject to a lot of wear…

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6 months ago

The Hidden Dangers of Falls for Baby Boomers

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death among older adults, and baby boomers are at especially high risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults aged 65 and over will experience a fall each year…

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7 months ago

Dealing with Chronic Back Pain in Your 70s and Beyond

As we age, our bodies go through a lot of changes. One common change that many of us experience is back pain. Back pain is a very common issue for older adults. In fact, a study that looked into the literature published from January 1985 to October 2018…

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9 months ago

Can the Medications You Take Increase Your Risk of Falling?

There are many things that can increase a senior’s risk of falling and one of the most common but often overlooked is the role of medications. Seniors and their caregivers need to be aware of the medications that can put them at risk for falls…

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10 months ago

The Definitive Answer to Your Dizziness Questions

Dizziness is a common problem for the Boomer generation, but many are afraid to ask questions about it. They may not know what is causing their dizziness, or they may be worried that it is a sign of something more serious. In this article, I will answer…

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11 months ago

Back Pain: How It Becomes a Chronic Problem for Baby Boomers

You are not alone if you’re experiencing back pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7.6 million older adults suffer from back and spine problems. That is more than twice the number of disabilities caused by heart problems…

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12 months ago

How to Take Care of Your Back: 5 Tips for Boomers

As we age, our bodies change, and we can start to experience different health problems. One common issue that many people face as they get older is back pain. This can be caused by a variety of things, such as poor posture, incorrect lifting techniques…

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1 year ago

Balance and Dizziness: What Every Baby Boomer Ought to Know

Dizziness episodes that cause people to fall can be a major health risk, especially among the baby boomer generation. Learning more about balance and dizziness, and taking action to reduce your risks, can help prevent those catastrophic falls…

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1 year ago

7 Effective Stretches to Improve Your Posture

Do you feel like your posture is not what it used to be? You may have forgotten how good it feels to stand tall and straight. Moreover, did you know that bad posture can lead to a host of health problems? Poor posture can cause back pain…

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