It seems as if the decline in the cellular health of muscles associated with aging was “corrected” with exercise, especially if it was intense...
Typing on a touch-screen for long periods of time may be more likely to cause muscle issues in the upper body than using a conventional keyboard, researchers have found.
For now, however, the best medicine available to maintain muscle mass and strength is less complicated and costly—namely, exercise and a healthy diet.
Before a drug can be marketed, it has to go through rigorous testing to show it is safe and effective. Surgery, though, is different. The Food and Drug Administration does not regulate surgical procedures. So what happens when an operation is subjected to and fails the ultimate test — a clinical trial in which patients are randomly assigned to have it or not? The expectation is that medical practice will change if an operation turns out not to help. If only.
There's not much we could do without our muscles -- swallow, breathe, move at all. Yet despite how essential muscles are to our survival, there's still a lot we don't know about them and how they work. Here are six fun facts you may not have known about your muscles.
Being able to out-bike your boyfriend feels pretty damn good -- until later when you have to ask him to open a jar of peanut butter for you because you have zero grip strength.
Like any sport, when you focus too much on one set of muscles, another set may suffer -- which is why it's common to see an avid cyclist (man or woman) with a strong lower body attached to the upper body of a 7 year old.
The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health (G-MUSC) is a network of national and international patient, professional, scientific organisations around the world.
The Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) supports research to enhance active living, mobility and movement, and oral health; and addresses causes, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, support systems, and palliation for a wide range of conditions related to bones, joints, muscles, connective tissue, skin and teeth.
The International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies (IFMRS) aims to maximize scientific opportunities for its members and to raise international awareness of bone related medical and scientific issues through collaborative endeavors amongst its member organizations.
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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.
MTF Biologics is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing clinically sound, safe allograft tissue. We’re comprised of a national consortium of academic medical institutions, organ procurement organizations and tissue recovery organizations.
Did you know you have more than 600 muscles in your body? These muscles help you move, lift things, pump blood through your body, and even help you breathe.
SOMM provides a comprehensive programme of post-graduate courses for physiotherapists and doctors that run throughout the UK and overseas.
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ARMA strives to transform the quality of life for people with musculoskeletal disorders. We do this in partnership with our member organisations, by shaping policy and best practice.
The Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States (BMUS) presents a compelling argument for greater understanding and expanding research.
Using an objective scientific research design, BMUS measures the incidence and prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions and projects trends. It presents the latest national data illuminating the physical and economic costs.
Helping Canadians to improve and take control of their bone and joint (musculoskeletal) health through public education and awareness.
The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) is a group of over 1100 physiotherapists, who are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
In addition to their undergraduate training they have all undertaken extensive postgraduate study and reached a recognised standard of excellence in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy.
The Save Institute's mission is to help teach people to heal themselves by using natural health solutions rooted in science, autonomy, value, and ethics.
Exclusively serving the needs of today’s physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has over 8,000 members in the United States and abroad.
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is a professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists who are involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism.
The AAMM continues to pursue its objectives of promoting research into, and knowledge of, the causes, mechanisms, diagnoses, treatment and other aspects of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
BIMM is interested in all forms of musculoskeletal medicine; sports medicine, osteopathic treatment, other types of manipulation, injection techniques and the use of physiotherapy and allied techniques.
The BSSR is the premier organisation for musculoskeletal radiologists in the UK and a special interest group of the Royal College of Radiologists. The society holds regular educational meetings and provides a national forum for discussion of issues relating to musculoskeletal radiology imaging and practice.