In 2008, federal physical activity recommendations suggested 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity physical activity per week. However, only one in 20 Americans is meeting the guidelines.
Soldiers at Fort Jackson volunteered on Armed Forces Day to build a local amputee a 25-foot ramp to enter and exit her home.
Long considered to be little more than putty in the brain and spinal cord, astrocyte has found new respect among neuroscientists who have begun to recognize its many functions in the brain.
Alternative health practices show promise for contributing to the management of pain, according to research presented at the annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society.
Along with more than 80 different configurations of bathroom grab rails, a section of bath safety items is also available.
Overall, hips generate more power when people walk. That is, until humans get to the point at which they’re speed walking — walking so fast that it feels more comfortable to run.
Crossing your arms towards the center of your body confuses the brain and helps reduce the intensity of pain, according to scientists from University College London.
A study in the journal Soft Matter has found a way to permanently replace the workings of the invertebral disc in order to treat chronic lower back pain.
While one study found a link between herpes and the development of multiple sclerosis, another showed that Viagra can drastically reduce MS symptoms in animals with the disease.
The Foundation for Physical Therapy has announced the 2011 sponsors for the National Treasures gala, held during APTA’s annual conference in National Harbor, Md on June 9.