Optimal exercise programs for knee osteoarthritis should have one aim and focus on improving aerobic capacity, quadriceps muscle strength, or lower extremity performance. For best results, the program should be supervised and carried out 3 times a week. Such programs have a similar effect regardless of patient characteristics, including radiographic severity and baseline pain.
The Female Athlete Triad is a health concern for active women and girls who are driven to excel in sports. It involves three distinct and interrelated conditions.
These results suggest that at one-year follow-up, operative treatment is no better than conservative treatment with regard to non-traumatic supraspinatus ( one of the four shoulder rotator cuff muscles ) tears, and that conservative treatment should be considered as the primary method of treatment for this condition.
Stigma refers to negative attitudes (prejudice) and negative behaviour (discrimination) toward people with substance use and mental health problems. http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and
Exercise programs in older people are effective in improving depressive symptoms, quality of life and self-esteem. Development and efficient use of tailored exercise programs for elderly people is a prudent strategy.
Here is another video by Doc Mike Evans where he explains concussion and treatment. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCCD52Pty4A
Adding mechanical traction to exercise for patients with cervical radiculopathy resulted in lower disability and pain, particularly at long-term follow-ups.
Five per cent of patients account for two-thirds of health care costs. These are most often patients with multiple, complex conditions. When the hospital, the family doctor, the long-term care home, community organizations and others work as a team, the patient receives better, more coordinated care. Providers will design a care plan for each patient and work together with patients and their families to ensure they receive the care they need. http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/transformation/community.aspx
A walking program successfully resulted in a favorable change in lipids and inflammatory markers. Patients in the evening walking group gained more benefits than those walking in the morning walking group.
Allocation to the glucosamine-chondroitin combination resulted in a statistically significant reduction in joint space narrowing at 2 years. While all allocation groups demonstrated reduced knee pain over the study period, none of the treatment allocation groups demonstrated significant symptomatic benefit above placebo.
Dr. Craig Bauman is a chiropractor who takes an evidence-informed and patient-centred approach.