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The Medical Minute: How To Know Whether Ice Or Heat Will Ease The Pain

To ice or not to ice -- that is the question. Or maybe the real issue is to heat or not to heat? Either way, whether you’re dealing with a one-time injury or chronic aches a...
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Backache – A Matter Of Mechanics

Some say that back pain is the price we pay for walking upright. Others claim that the problem of back pain only really started when humankind sat down to reflect and contempl...
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Preventing Deformed Limbs: New Link Found Between Physical Forces, Limb Development

University of Toronto engineers and a pediatric surgeon have joined forces to discover that physical forces like pressure and tension affect the development of limbs in embryo...
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Treating Patients With Dignity, But What About Hands-On Care?

Research suggests health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their patients do. Although the UK has well-established local a...
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The New House Call: Paramedics And Nurses Making Home Visits To Reduce Hospital Readmissions

As part of an innovative program aimed at reducing unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital stays, teams comprised of a paramedic, critical care nurse and EMT have begu...
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Real-Time Feedback A Boon In Rehab

Laser-cut acrylic tiles with a 3D printed core and the capacity to be wired up to “interact” with patients offer a new tool for people recovering from stroke and other brain i...
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Clues To Why Older People Get More Tendon Injuries

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), University of East Anglia, University College London and University of Liverpool, repeatedly stretched samples of hors...
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Break Room Cracking Your Knuckles: What Really Happens Inside Your Joints?

"Pull my finger," a phrase embraced by school-aged kids and embarrassing uncles the world over, is now being used to settle a decades-long debate about what happens when you c...
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Injury Prevention Programs Not Widely Used In High School

Injury prevention programs can help reduce ankle, knee and other lower extremity injuries in sports, but the programs are not being widely used in high schools, a new study fr...
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Study: Daily Exercise And Education Reduces Episodes Of Low Back Pain In Children

A study in the issue of Physical Therapy (PTJ), the monthly scientific journal of the American Physical Therapy Association found that a program of regular exercise and educat...
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Spinal Surgery: Right On Target

Because the spine is made up of repeating elements that look alike, surgeons can mistakenly operate on the wrong vertebra. To avoid this, Johns Hopkins researchers have develo...
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Tango Dancing Benefits Parkinson's Patients

Dancing the Argentine tango could have potential benefits for people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson's disease (PD), according to findings in a new study by ...
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Blog 6 Things You Do That Your Clients Hate

6 thing you do that your clients hateIt’s funny, over the years you start to accumulate several thoughts on a subject that one can only do through experience. The old saying ...
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Blog An Allied Health Response To Primary Care For Musculosketal Aches And Pains

For as long as I can remember, the joke about doctors saying “take two paracetamol and ring me in the morning” has been a pretty accurate reflection of reality – but no more p...
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New Design Makes Treadmill More Like Running Outdoors

Exercise researchers have developed a new treadmill that automatically changes speed to match the pace of the runner. The automated treadmill uses sonar to tell exactly where...
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Research Calls For Conservative Treatments Before Painkillers For Low-Back Pain

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal pain, strongly enco...
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AMSSM Launches New Sports Medicine Website Geared Toward Parents And The Public

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is pleased to announce the launch of its new patient–focused website, The site provides an easy-t...
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Mental Practice And Physical Therapy Effective Treatment For Stroke, Research Shows

A combination of mental practice and physical therapy is an effective treatment for people recovering from a stroke, according to researchers at Georgia State University. The...
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Researchers Say Short-Term Exercise Programs Can Prevent Falls By Seniors

Falling is bad news for senior citizens—oftentimes resulting in life-changing injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and an increased risk of early death. New resea...
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Muscles Matter In Baseball

A new approach to analyzing baseball-pitching biomechanics may one day give players more personalized feedback and help prevent elbow injuries. In a computer simulation study...
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Study: Early Physical Therapy For Low Back Pain Reduces Costs, Resources

A study in the scientific journal BMC Health Services Research shows that early and guideline adherent physical therapy following an initial episode of acute, nonspecific low ...
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Study: Physical Therapy As Effective As Surgery For Easing Symptoms Of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows that physical therapy is just as effective as decompression surgery for relieving symptoms and improving function in...
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New Tool To Diagnose Ebola Uncovers Some Surprises

Abdominal pain, fever and unexplained bleeding – which are commonly believed to indicate infection with the Ebola virus — are not significantly predictive of the disease, acco...
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ACL Surgery May Significantly Improve Physical Health And Function For At Least Six Years In Younger Patients

A new study appearing in the issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS), found that most patients who underwent surgery to repair and rebuild an anterior cruciate lig...
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Strength Training Still Advisable In Older Age

In Austria, around ten per cent of over-65-year-olds are frail, while a further 40% are in a preliminary stage of frailty. The Healthy For Life project, with the MedUni Vienna...
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