April 5, 2011

Playing two Wii Fit video games-Step and Hula-can provide adequate exercise to improve health and physical fitness, reports a study in the March issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, official research journal of the National Strength and Condition...

January 20, 2011

In their study, Northeastern professors measured the degree to which participants had irregular knee alignments. Osteoarthritis (OA), caused by the breakdown of joint cartilage, leaves more than 20 million people in the United States suffering from recurring pain and f...

January 7, 2011

Personal motivation may be the biggest factor in determining the length of time it takes for a patient to return to work following a total knee replacement, according to new research published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS).


"Although the physical dema...

November 20, 2010

Baseball pitchers aren't the only ones at risk for rotator cuff injuries of the shoulder. According to the November issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter, adults older than age 60 experience more rotator cuff injuries than any other age group.


The rotator cuff is made up...

November 20, 2010

Experimental treatment targets both sides of the brain; shows promising results when coupled with regimen of physical and occupational therapy


A noninvasive electric stimulation technique administered to both sides of the brain can help stroke patients who have lost mo...

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