Tag Archives: Joints

  • December 8, 2015

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    Running with Osteoporosis??

    Q: Is running or jogging good or bad for people with mild osteoporis? A: “Like so many things in medicine, there is no easy yes or no answer” to that question, said Dr. Bjoern Buehring, an assistant professor of medicine and director of the Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program at the Universit

  • July 14, 2015

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    Barefoot Running May Be Harder for Older Runners

    Experienced older runners who switch to barefoot running may not adjust as naturally to the process as younger runners do, a new study suggests, which could increase their risk of sustaining an injury while running without shoes.

    As virtually anyone who runs or is acquainted with runn

  • June 23, 2015

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    Surgery for Knee Pain May Not Provide Benefits

    People in their 50s and older often get arthroscopic surgery for knee pain, but a new review of studies suggests that it has serious risks and no lasting benefits.


    Danish researchers reviewed nine randomized trials including 1,270 pati

  • June 2, 2015

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    Massage and Toxins

    NYTimes.

    Does drinking a lot of water after a massage really help flush away toxins, or otherwise augment massage’s benefits?


    There are many reasons to indulge and get a massage. Well-designed studies have shown that massage c

  • February 18, 2015

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    My knees crack a lot when I stand up. Should I be worried?

    Health Magazine. If you’re not experiencing pain or swelling, no. Experts used to think that cracking your joints caused arthritis, but the latest research shows no such link. These sounds happen for a few reasons. First, when you stand up, the load on your