Sound waves have been used by researchers in the United Kingdom as the centerpiece of technology that can identify osteoarthritis in the knee. The device, which is portable, is built with microphones that attach to an individual’s knees and measures high-frequency sound waves the knees produce when an individual stands up.
Findings from a recent study at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) showed that a daily training regimen and epidural stimulation may lay the foundation for spinal cord-injured patients to achieve greater bladder control.
What is reported as the “largest retrospective study” of multiple sclerosis (MS) in uveitis patients shows nearly 60% of patients with both diseases were diagnosed with each within a five-year span. The results may unlock the door to calculating the likelihood of an MS diagnosis among uveitis patients.
Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research has published a study on multimodal treatment programs for OsteoArthritis of the knee. Arrowhead Health Centers of Arizona is home to the leading multimodal OsteoArthritis treatment program, offering patients an alternative to knee replacement and other invasive surgeries.
A recent study of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago revealed a 2% loss in leg bone mass each month, correlating with a 6.9% drop in leg bone strength. The findings suggest a decrease in mechanical strength in the legs occurs more rapidly and to a greater degree than what was previously believed.
According to a news release issued by the APTA, a study from Europe indicates that in general, the self-reported quality of life (QoL) among adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) is not much different than their peers without disability; however QoL could be further enhanced by greater attention paid to pain early on.
According to two recent studies, cell transplantation may be an effective treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI).
Research conducted by Lund University and Karolinska Institutet has reportedly pinpointed a previously unknown mechanism through which the brain is able to produce new nerve cells post-stroke.
Recent research estimates that the economic cost of moderate to severe chronic pain in adolescents totals out to $19.5 billion a year in the US.
A recent study compared the effectiveness of Biofreeze topical analgesic and a placebo gel in reducing chronic pain and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome in slaughterhouse workers.