Mobility involves the body's ability to move a joint freely and efficiently through its range of motion. When mobility is reduced, our strength diminishes and we're more likely to suffer injury.
Mike Wah, PT, DPT, OCS, and Joe Palmer, PT, DPT, OMPT, CSCS, CMTPT, are physical therapists specializing in orthopedics and manual therapy, in private practice as well as part of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center system. Here are five exercises they recommend adults do every day to improve and preserve mobility.
Note: Always consult your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.