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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that older adults in the United States have an increased risk of depression due to changes in their health and social life. Learn more.
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Pain is considered to be chronic if it lasts over 4 months, and may even lead to emotional effects including depression, anger, and anxiety. Learn more.
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Cancer treatment has adverse effects on a survivor’s physiological, psychological, and cognitive function. Learn how to be safe during rehabilitation.
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Evidence supports that a multidisciplinary approach is the best way to treat OA, involving specialists such as general practitioners, rheumatologists, physical therapists, and orthopedic surgeons.
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Physiological impairments associated with neurological conditions (eg, stroke, Parkinson disease) and the “normal” aging process can contribute to impaired balance control and increased fall risk.
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Recent research shows that a number of different disease processes, ranging from cancer and heart disease to Alzheimer's and fibromyalgia, may be more closely tied to inflammatory cascades in our immune system.
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Adults with communication disabilities struggle to access quality health care-significantly more than typical peers. How can we get them needed health information and services?
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Falls among the older adults are a major health concern and are the leading cause of injury deaths, nonfatal injuries, and hospitalizations for trauma among the older adults.
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Falls have been the most common accident that warrants an emergency room visit. In recent statistics, one in three adults 65 and older has had a fall at least once.
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Proprioception, was originally defined by Sherrington in 1906 as “the perception of joint and body movement as well as position of the body, or body segments, in space”. Throughout the human life span the functions of several physiological systems dramatically change, including proprioception.
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The aging population is growing rapidly due to longer life spans. As this population continuously grows, it is necessary to emphasize the significance of healthy aging and active participation of these individuals
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Lower back pain is a major health issue with significant socioeconomic implications in many western countries. Studies show that exercise and remaining active lifestyle significantly reduces the number of recurrence is in lower back pain population.
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Are you among the thousands of New Yorkers & New Jersey residents who have high aspirations for how you’ll spend the extra time during your post-retirement years?
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Back pain accounts for more than 264 million lost work days in one year; that’s 2 full work days for every worker in the US.
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In February 2018, John A. Rogers, a Northwestern University engineering professor, introduced a stretchable electronic sensor at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting.
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Experiencing low back pain? Shoulder pain? Shortness of breath? These could be symptoms of a weak or under-utilized core. Core has been a ‘buzz-word’ for quite some time now, but many fitness fanatics and weekend warriors misunderstand what the core actually is, and how it is often at the root of many issues.
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Home-based occupational therapists (OTs) are in a unique position to address the friction between a client’s physical abilities and their home environment: we treat individuals in the midst of all those factors that challenge them practically and motivate them to convalesce. Read more about occupation-based interventions can help.
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Is knee pain always limited to causes only at the knee? It has been suggested that impairments of the hip and foot/ankle may contribute to the development of pathological conditions of the knee by means of direct and indirect influences on movement patterns or anatomical alignment that could overload the knee structures.
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As people get older, its common to develop issues with gait and mobility for many reasons, from certain medical conditions such as arthritis, stroke or parkinsonism, to the use of many medications along with other factors such as arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, depression, diabetes, fear of falling, orthostatic hypotension, sleep disorders, and inner ear problems.
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Falls occur when there is a loss of balance with an inability to control one’s posture. Sensory input, the external information received from our surroundings, influences our balance. Three types of sensory input received include visual input (e.g. vision), proprioceptive input (e.g. joint position, related to standing surface) and vestibular input (e.g. head positioning.)