Musculoskeletal Disorders Resource Center

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Ice Could Delay Muscle Injury Recovery

Contrary to popular advice, applying ice after a muscle impact injury may not contribute to angiogenesis and muscle regeneration and could actually delay recovery.

Exercise, Vitamin D: Outcome on Falls

For older women, exercise (not not vitamin D) is associated with reductions in the rate of injurious falls and injured fallers

Gout Could Protect Against Alzheimer's

Gout – or the high uric acid levels that drive the condition – may shield against dementia.

Insulin Dependence and Post-Op Complications

Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) have an increased risk of a number of postoperative complications after lumbar fusion compared with those who have noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or no diabetes.

Antipsychotics and Fracture Risk

Antipsychotics has been associated with an increased risk of fracture, although it is unclear if risk is limited to older conventional antipsychotics or if newer atypical antipsychotics also carry this risk.

Yoga Pose Reducing Spinal Curve?

Asymmetric strengthening with yoga may reduce abnormal spinal curvature in patients with scoliosis.

IV or PO Tx Best for ...

Researchers have concluded that all of the widely used arthritis treatments provide more relief from knee pain over three months than do placebo pills.

Chart: Gout Treatments

Review this chart for a quick overview of gout treatments when you need it.

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