Osteoporosis and aging; Muscle weakness associated with aging
Changes in posture and gait (walking pattern) are as universally associated with aging as changes in the skin and hair.
The skeleton provides support and structure to the body. Joints are the areas where bones come together. They allow the skeleton to be flexible for movement. In a joint, bones do not directly contact each other. Instead, they are cushioned by cartilage in the joint, synovial...Read more
The woman was tiny, probably 4’11” and all of 90 pounds or so. She looked to be about 70 years-old and had a pleasant face and a warm... Read more »
Now that you are seated comfortably with improved posture, how do you get up? The sit-to-stand maneuver is critical for performing... Read more »
Full Question:Symptoms: Without warning my vision will start going black from the outside in. My limbs (arms and legs) will get weak and I... Read more »
After a knee injury, exercise is very important. This is especially true when there's a torn or damaged anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Knowing... Read more »
Studies show muscle weakness after total knee replacement (TKR) is common months and even years after the surgery. This study compares the force... Read more »