As you get older, the body starts to wear down. Bones and muscles can begin to weaken. Some say stretch and say do not. So, what should you do? Learn more in this article.
Bursae are small sacs of fluid that provide cushion for joint tissues. Your body has about 140 of these sacs. The inflammation of the bursae is called bursitis. This causes swelling and stiffness in the joints.
During the pandemic, patients have been asking us a lot about COIVD-19. In fact, many patients are wondering will the Coronavirus affect bones and joints? We don’t really know much about this strand. However, we do know that this virus mimics the typical flu or viral infection.
To help prevent osteoporosis and spinal injuries attributed to it, assessing a patient’s risk factors is the first step. The next step is to conduct a Bone Density Test, aka a Bone Mineral Density Test, or BMD. The test measures a patient’s bone mass. The BMD is not only the most innovative test for assessing bone mass; it’s quick, easy, and painless!
Physical therapy for neck pain focuses on two things, Improving strength and flexibility. Active exercise is the best way to do this. Working the surrounding muscles will gradually expedite healing. The type and amount of activity, though, may vary depending on the neck pain level.
The kneecap is also known as the patella. A dislocated kneecap is not uncommon, especially among athletes. Treatment, however, depends on the severity of the injury. Some kneecaps will relocate themselves. On the other hand, others need the help of a physician or knee specialist.
If you’ve had an injury, such as a broken ankle, sprain, or strain, then chances are your doctor recommended the RICE (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) method. This method is simple and reduces swelling, eases pain, and helps speed up recovery.
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