Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Favorable effect of exercise on BMD continues as women age

(HealthDay)—For early-postmenopausal osteopenic women, exercise is consistently favorable for bone mineral density (BMD) over a prolonged period, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral ...


Support group, home exercise improves mobility for PAD patients

Group behavioral therapy that encouraged walking at home significantly improved and prevented mobility loss among patients with clogged arteries in the legs, according to research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spinal manipulation, exercise best for neck pain in seniors

(HealthDay)—The combination of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) with home exercise (HE) is most effective for neck pain in older patients, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

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