Seniors' Issues with Back and Neck Injury and Chronic Pain
Spinal Stenosis - A Natural Outcome of Aging
Anyone who ages gets at least some degree of spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a term referring to the narrowing of the spaces normally present in the spinal column.
Cervical Spondylosis - Arthritis of the Neck
Cervical Spondylosis is more readily understood as arthritis of the neck. A common condition, cervical spondylosis affects a large portion of the population, especially seniors.
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
As we age, taking a surgery in stride becomes more challenging. Fortunately, science and medicine are constantly making advances. One advance is the advent of minimally invasive surgery.
Burst Fracture - Definition
The burst fracture, a type of spinal fracture, is associated with osteoporosis.
Aging, Inactivity and Exercise
From About's Men's Health guide, Jerry Kennard, here's how senior men can benefit from regular exercise.
Increasing Bone Mineral Density - The BEST Study
Industry and government got together to fund the BEST study, which determined reliable ways to increase bone mineral density in healthy, sedentary post-menopausal women.
Genes and Physical Activity Interaction May Affect Mobility in Seniors
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association explores mobility and the loss of mobility in active, exercising senior citizens.
Osteoporosis - Definition
People with osteoporosis are at an increased risk for fractures, including vertebral fractures.
Reducing Neck Pain
This article, reprinted from "Mature Fitness" gives pain reducing neck exercises. The article is geared specifically toward senior citizens of all ages.
Back Pain and Seniors
Senior Magazine talks about all aspects of back pain in seniors.