Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Wearable sensor finds dancers are dancing through pain

A new Curtin University-developed wearable sensor system has tracked the movement of dancers, providing valuable insights into how they adapt to dance through disabling pain.

Medications

Researchers show how antidepressants treat nerve pain

Researchers at Australia's national science agency (CSIRO) have shown for the first time how tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) work against nerve pain, paving the way for further research and new therapies to treat the debilitating ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Exercise harder if you want to ward off pain due to ageing

Those hoping to avoid one of the worst side effects of aging—bone, joint and muscle pain that doesn't go away—might need to exercise a lot harder and more often than previously believed.

Neuroscience

Nerves may be key to blocking abnormal bone growth in tissue

Blocking a molecule that draws sensory nerves into musculoskeletal injuries prevents heterotopic ossification (HO), a process in which bone abnormally grows in soft tissue during healing, UT Southwestern researchers reported ...

Medical economics

Global need high for rehabilitation services

(HealthDay)—Globally, 2.41 billion individuals were identified as having conditions that would benefit from rehabilitation in 2019, representing an increase of 63 percent from 1990, according to a study published online ...

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