What is Cervical Myelopathy?: Cervical Myelopathy is the leading cause of spinal cord injury in the world,. As the spinal column degenerates, the injury to the spinal cord is caused by cord compression from the encroaching tissue. The discs, the joints, and the ligaments all degenerate in the spine; and for some, that means that the spinal cord... Read more
Are you thinking of purchasing some exercise equipment for yourself or a loved one? Before you do, think about a few key questions first. Where is the equipment going to go? Space can be a limiting factor. Noise levels allowed within the space can also be restrictive as well. What does the person want to accomplish or do? If aerobics are a... Read more
When pain is ruining the “golden years,” an accurate diagnosis can lead to solutions that might bring some of the glimmer back into your life. After looking at the common problems that lead to chronic pain in the elderly, we need to look at some of the remedies.
Medications: Not every medication used to treat pain will... Read more
If surgery is not an option for your failing knee, what alternatives can you consider? By now you might have been through physical therapy, and are just shaking your head. The medications are burning a hole in your stomach. Walking sticks and canes do not provide enough relief. Or maybe you are too young to have the knees replaced. So what’s... Read more
What some consider the “golden years” may not be so golden if riddled with pain; here are the most common causes of pain in the elderly population.
Arthritis: Painful joints are by far the most common reason to have pain as you get older. Arthritis can occur in any joint from the top of the spine all the way to the bottom toe. The... Read more