Neuroscience

How mental math helps a lower back

Nearly everyone is familiar with the feeling of struggling through math problems. Now, researchers are figuring out how to get people with back pain to move more like people without it—using the diversion of mental math.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How physical therapists can aid COVID-19 patients' recovery after ICU

At least half of all patients who survive treatment in an intensive care unit will experience at least one of a triad of problems associated with post-intensive care syndrome, or PICS, and this may be true for people recovering ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nudged by social distancing, teletherapy for children takes off

Therapists and clients who used to see each other face to face have embraced the power of virtual appointments. At a time when meeting in close quarters is out of the question, professionals who specialize in occupational, ...

Health

Are ACL tears really more common in women?

It may be hard to remember a time when it was uncommon for girls and women to play competitive sports, but it's not exactly ancient history. The 1972 passage of Title IX, which mandated equal access for women to participate ...

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