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Weekly exercise programs run by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have been found to be beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis. A study shows that these low-cost programs which increased their physical activity also improved their balance, decreased their pain, and reduced the frequency of their falls. Because of these, the patients report that they have an improved quality of life as a result of joining the exercise programs. Osteoarthritis is the principal cause of physical disability in the United States. It is estimated that it affects more than 20% of the adult population, or about 50 […]

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Acupuncture is known to be a form of complementary and alternative treatment that does not receive much attention from traditional Western-style doctors. However, more evidence is mounting, showing that it is an effective and safe way to treat various conditions. One of these is a recent report from the Archives of Internal Medicine in which researchers analyzed data from almost 18,000 people who were involved in clinical trials evaluating the effectiveness of acupuncture. Scientific evidence has shown that acupuncture is effective for chronic pain such as back pain, a common reason for many doctors’ visits from patients, young and old […]

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