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Physical Therapy as Effective as Corticosteroid Injections for Relieving Shoulder Pain, Disability

Manual physical therapy, by trained physical therapists, and subacromial corticosteroid injections provided equal and notable improvement in pain and function among people with unilateral shoulder impingement syndrome. Unilateral shoulder impingement syndrome includes several painful conditions related to the shoulder, such as rotator cuff syndrome, rotator cuff tendonitis and bursitis.

In a study published […]

Neuromuscular Training Reduces ACL Injuries in Athletes

People who play soccer, basketball, handball and volleyball know these sports can be tough on the knees. Researchers have long asked whether anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, which are common among athletes who bend, jump, land and pivot, are avoidable. It appears there is a way to cost-effectively prevent the injuries, at least in […]

Incorporating Exercise into Daily Activities Prevents Falls

By integrating balance and strength training into their daily routines, 70-year-old and older participants in a study reduced their falls by more than a third, researchers report in a study published online August 7, 2012 in the medical journal BMJ.

Australian researchers studied more than 300 seniors living in Sydney. Study participants—all having a […]