Where to Look for Medical Info

Here are links to some useful websites on medical-related issues. Let's be very careful out there!   Mayoclinic.org MedlinePlus: US National Library of Medical Health Topics Livestrong.com Webmd.com symptom-checker Got other recommendations? Please send us a Message!

‘I asked myself, are you a nurse or not?’ Wisconsin nursing student saves a man’s life at a Pickleball game

Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 27, 2019   Brian Smallcombe, Herzing University student, was awarded a proclamation from City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett after he helped save a Wauwatosa man's life in March. (Photo: Submitted) A Brookfield man was in the right place at the right time to save a man's life earlier

Health & Wellness Studies on Pickleball Support Positive Effects – Laura/PickleballCentral Blog

Anyone who has played pickleball knows its benefits firsthand, from the physical perks of engaging in cardio exercise to the mental buzz of socializing with a positive community. Sometimes it’s nice to see these effects confirmed via more formal methods, however, especially if you’re trying to convince someone to give the

AARP Home & Family – Family & Friends – Play Pickleball for Health Benefits

New research confirms that fast-growing sport improves fitness and lowers risk of depression by Christina Ianzito, AARP, July 6, 2018   Many pickleball players are older, partly because the game offers aerobic exercise without much risk of injury. Playing pickleball, one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S., may ward off depression as well

Beating Parkinsons With Pickleball

Rising Star: Andy Leighton beating Parkinson's with Pickleball by Chip Brierre Tuesday, August 6th 2019 AA Helen White and Andy Leighton ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) — Do not be fooled, pickleball looks simple until you match up with the pros. Helen White and Andy Leighton compete at a national level with great success. "There aren’t too many husbands and

Super-fast Muscle Recovery with the Hyperice Hypervolt Portable Massage Device

Seriously, if you need a rapid, accessible way to relieve your muscle soreness and stiffness after Pickleball, this innovative tool looks like the answer.  It’s highly rated, relied upon by marathoners, and portable!  You can bring it with you!  Elite runners rely on it, and we can too! See for yourself

Pickleball tournament in Penticton, British Columbia, supports cardiology department

PENTICTON NEWS STAFF - Jul. 27, 2019 Gary Gierlich knows all about heart emergencies. Now he’s helping organize a fun pickleball tournament in support of the cardiology department at Penticton Regional Hospital. Four years ago, Gierlich was playing pickleball at the Penticton Community Centre when he collapsed due to cardiac arrest. “I remember

Utah State Univ. Study: The Effects of a Novel Sport-Based Intervention on Lower Body Muscle Function in Older Adults

Camille H. DennisUtah State University Abstract: Objective: This study aimed to examine the effects of a novel, small-court racquet sport, Pickleball, on lower body muscle power and functional performance of older adults, aged 60-75. Background: Physical inactivity in the older adult population is associated with increased risks of falls, chronic illness, and

Pickleball Mania Makes It a Must-Have Amenity in Senior Living

Chuck Sudo - April 18, 2019 As the sport’s popularity surges, adding pickleball facilities  could be a competitive advantage for senior living providers courting tenants. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, ping pong and badminton, and is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. Nearly 3.1 million Americans play pickleball, according