When it comes to the health of your bones and joints, there is plenty that can be done to slow down and maybe even reverse some of the wear-and-tear changes that occur with age.
Arthritis Awareness Month is celebrated in the month of May with the goal of helping the millions of Americans diagnosed with some form of arthritis to successfully overcome the challenges of living with this chronic debilitating condition.
A stress fracture generally occurs when a repetitive low-intensity force acts on a bone creating a tiny crack. If left untreated, the crack will worsen until a relatively minor injury such as a misplaced step may cause a full-fledge break in the bone, just like the proverbial final straw that breaks the camel’s back.
Basketball is a very strenuous sport with plenty of quick bursts of sprinting, jumping, swatting, and little bit of shoving to get at the ball. Obviously, there is some risk of injury with such a physical game.
According to research studies more than 100 million US Americans are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to serious complications such as blindness, kidney failure, or gangrene requiring amputation if not treated during the early stages of the disease.