Posts Tagged ‘bones’

Seven Exercises to Help Improve Balance and Strength to Reduce the Risk of Falls

Monday, September 14th, 2020

September is National Falls Prevention Month and we will be bombarded with information about fall prevention and the scary statistics of fall risk among older Americans. At Age Safe America we know the harsh reality that a fall changes everything! Falls have become an epidemic in America and are now the leading cause of death...  read more

Fragile Bones of Modern Humans Result From Reduced Physical Activity

Monday, January 12th, 2015

The comparatively light bone structure of modern humans compared to early human species and other modern primates may be due to the modern abandonment of the constant physical activity that was inherent in the life of early hunter gathers, according to an international team of researchers. This knowledge may aid in prevention ofosteoporosis and hip...  read more

Is it a fracture, a break, or a crack?

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Dr. Bharat Desai gave patients at a recent seminar an opportunity to look at x-rays to see if they could tell the difference between a fracture and a cracked or broken bone. It was a trick question. “They are the same thing,” Dr. Desai told the group after a few minutes. Dr. Desai is a board-certified...  read more

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