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
Do you feel stiff and achy? Do your joints hurt? If so, there is a good chance you have osteoarthritis or OA, one of the oldest and... Read more »
In honor of World Osteoporosis Day, we wanted to talk about the large numbers of fractures that occur each year and how many go undiagnosed... Read more »
A victory for medicine was won recently on the racetrack at Santa Anita by a horse named Lukimbi. After sustaining a potentially... Read more »
Studies show that joint laxity (loose ligaments) in the knee can lead to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture. In this study, researchers look to... Read more »
Bone graft material is used whenever there's a need for extra bone to support a fracture site or defect in the bone. It's easily available (taken... Read more »