Physical therapy helps people recover from sports injuries, but it also can help prevent them, an expert says.
Researchers have demonstrated that physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups.
Researchers have proposed a way to mitigate risk for football and soccer players and others at risk of concussion: Protect your head with neck-strengthening exercises in the pre-season. New research examines previous studies on the role that the neck's strength, size and posture play in reducing concussion risk.
Most people will begin their post-surgical recovery by walking a short distance several times each day. Initially, a patient will need a walker or crutches. Later, he or she will only need a cane in the hand opposite to the affected hip.
Home-based video-game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits gained under programs supervised by a physiotherapist, new research has found.