Posts Tagged ‘hip fractures’

Rehabilitation for a Hip Fracture

Hip Fractures can Lead to Permanent Disability and Early Death One of the most devastating outcomes for seniors after an unintentional fall is to suffer a hip fracture. Hip fractures are particularly deadly, as many seniors will have complications that can lead to a permanent disability or early death. The first year after a hip…

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Acupuncture can Repair Cartilage in Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) in Rabbits

Acupuncture Speeds up Articular Cartilage Repair For thousands of years traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has claimed that acupuncture could heal knee problems like osteoarthritis of the knee. While acupuncture patients make positive reports of a reduction in pain, this could not be proven scientifically. Now it was put to the test of scientific scrutiny, which…

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Vitamin D Health Benefits for Seniors

Protects against Colds and Flu Most seniors today may remember how when they were little kids their mothers fed them a spoonful of cod liver oil every day in the winter to protect them from colds and flu. Cod liver oil is a rich source of Vitamin D and scientific studies show that indeed Vitamin…

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