Stroke Rehabilitation & the AlterG

May 9th, 2017

  Introduction: It’s the third largest cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. It’s a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. And on the average, it will cost individuals $140,048 in their lifetime for necessary care of lasting deficits.1 What is it? Stroke. What it is? Devastating. There are about

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Managing Knee Osteoarthritis: The Effects of Body Weight

January 9th, 2017

Objective: To determine the effect of a 12-week lower body positive pressure (LBPP)-supported low-load treadmill walking program on knee joint pain, function, and thigh muscle strength in overweight patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Design: Prospective, observational, repeated measures investigation. Setting: Community-based, multidisciplinary sports medicine clinic. Patients: Thirty-one patients aged between 55 and 75 years, with

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