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As we age, we often lose flexibility, strength, and balance, which makes staying fit after 50 challenging, even for the most determined Baby Boomers.

In this interview, a physical therapist discusses the importance of breaking up sedentary office jobs with bursts of activity, and the role of balance in long-term health and fitness.   

Patrice Winter 

Patrice M. Winter, PT, DPT, MHA, MS, FAAOMPT, is the coordinator of the Life Planning/Eldercare program at George Mason University and serves as assistant faculty in the College of Health and Human Services Department of Rehabilitation Science. She does her clinical work at Fairfax Physical Therapy in Fairfax, specializing in the treatment of chronic pain, musculoskeletal, biomechanical and movement dysfunction as well as women's health issues.

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