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5 physical therapy treatments you probably don’t need Image

5 physical therapy treatments you probably don’t need

October 6, 2014

At some point in your life—maybe after an injury or surgery, or just after you reach a certain age—there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself in a physical therapist’s office. And as you look around at the balance balls, ultrasound machines, and other contraptions, and as your body is pushed and pulled in a variety of odd and sometimes even painful ways, you may ask yourself: Does any of this stuff really help? Read More »


Cognitive complaints in the elderly are often dementia harbingers Image

Cognitive complaints in the elderly are often dementia harbingers

October 3, 2014

New research finds that after the age of 60, "cognitive complainers" - people who say they have noticed mental slippage - are more likely than those who do not complain of such changes to develop mild cognitive impairment, and to have Alzheimer's-like plaques and tangles in their brains upon death even when dementia was never diagnosed. Read More »


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A spouse with ADHD can put stress on a marriage

October 2, 2014

Is your spouse forgetful? Maddeningly disorganized? The last one to leave the office each night? So distracted that you sometimes feel like waving your arms in the air and shouting, "I'm here! Notice me!" You may be married to someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read More »


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Knee, hip replacements part of boomers’ active lives

October 1, 2014

Pounding out 5Ks and marathons trying to squeeze extra mileage out of joints pounded during the era of high impact, no-pain no-gain racquetball and home video aerobics. Read More »


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