One to Two Minutes of Jogging Per Day May Be Good for Women’s Bone Health

One to Two Minutes of Jogging Per Day May Be Good for Women’s Bone Health

Osteoporosis is a brittle bone disorder that can lead to fractures. It affects women more than it does men. There’s been considerable research in osteoporosis prevention. The major finding is that good nutrition and weightbearing exercise are key. A new study from the University of Exeter sheds light on a new possible bone health tip.
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Physical Therapy in Managing Pain

Physical Therapy in Managing Pain

With the country fighting an ever-growing battle against the opioid epidemic, safer options are getting the attention they have long deserved. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is becoming more adamant about avoiding opioid use for most pain treatment. Physical Therapy is one of their recommended alternatives. It’s considered safe and treats the pain
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Early Rehabilitation Leads to Less Surgery and Opioid Use for Nontraumatic Knee Pain

Early Rehabilitation Leads to Less Surgery and Opioid Use for Nontraumatic Knee Pain

A new study finds that earlier rehabilitation for nontraumatic knee pain results in lower usage of opioids, injections, and knee surgeries. The University of Pittsburgh conducted the study to test if receiving physical therapy earlier produced benefits down the road. In the end, they concluded, “Yes.” The study analyzes the records of over 52,000 Medicare
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A Study Shows New Potential Rehabilitation Treatments for Stroke Patients

A Study Shows New Potential Rehabilitation Treatments for Stroke Patients

Strokes may have adverse effects on people’s physical mobility. It’s not uncommon for stroke patients to have to go to physical therapy to regain their mobility. A new recent study potentially shows some new and more unusual treatment options for stroke rehabilitation patients. In this study, conducted by researchers in Sweden and Australia, 123 participants
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Liniment Oil: Old Folktale or Genius Anti-Inflammatory in Disguise?

Liniment Oil: Old Folktale or Genius Anti-Inflammatory in Disguise?

A common active ingredient in some liniments Vitex nengudo (more commonly known as the Chinese chaste tree) has long been hailed as a wonder in herbal medicine. It’s been touted as being able to treat conditions ranging from arthritis to asthma. This is because of its supposed anti-inflammatory properties. However, is there any truth to
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