orthopedic

What to Do for a Back Spasm

Almost everyone gets back pain at some point. People may say they have a backache or back spasm, or that they threw their back out. These are all descriptions of acute low back pain, back pain that starts suddenly. A muscle spasm is another word for a muscle cramp. It … Read More

Warning Issued on Bisphosphonates: Side Effects Include Weaker Bones

The FDA has issued a warning regarding the use of drugs used to treat osteoporosis. This warning has the potential of affecting millions of people considering the fact that between 2005 and 2009, more than 150 million bisphosphonate prescriptions were dispensed to outpatients, the majority of those being women.   Bisphosphonates – Fosamax, … Read More

Pool Exercises: Get in Shape Without Stressing Your Joints

No matter what your current exercise level, it’s likely there’s an aquatic exercise program for you. Exercising in a pool is easy on the joints and body tissues and suits a whole range of abilities and needs. Pool exercises are an especially good choice for: The elderly People who are … Read More

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