Looking at aging athletes that are part of the baby boomer generation, Dr. Jeffrey Prescott and Dr. Joseph Yu concluded that many baby boomers expect to continue exercise routines as they age which may lead to an increase in exercise-induced injuries.
Monthly Archives: December 2012
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Falls are a serious threat to the health and safety of older adults age 65+. According to the CDC about one out of every three adults 65 and older takes a fall each year but the majority do not mention this to their physicians. Falls are actually the leading cause of death for people 65… Read more »
Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a condition where the capsule of the shoulder gets very stiff. People experiencing frozen shoulder suffer from shoulder inflammation and increased restriction in the shoulder. This stiffness in the shoulder can be debilitating and limiting to activities of daily living. Sometimes the cause of frozen shoulder is unknown and… Read more »
Sometimes the arm’s ulnar nerve is irritated or pinched causing ulnar nerve entrapment at a person’s elbow. This is called cubital tunnel syndrome. Based on where this nerve entrapment happens, the symptoms can include elbow pain and sometimes a numb feeling in the hand, elbow, fingers and wrist. While the cause of cubital tunnel syndrome… Read more »