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 »
Lately, I’ve found that my hips have stiffened up. According to my massage therapist, part of the reason is due to lower back issues that... Read more »
KEEPIN' THE FAITH I used to think I was a little different from many people, but as I "mature" (i.e. get older), I find that I'm... Read more »
An "enigma" is something that's hard to understand, something puzzling. Thigh pain after a surgery for a new hip joint is one of such puzzle. This... Read more »
Total hip replacements (THRs) aren't always successful. Sometimes infection, fracture, or loosening of the implant means the patient needs another... Read more »