GERIATRICS: PHYSICAL THERAPY IN AGING

The United States population is rapidly aging. By 2030, the number of Americans aged 65 and older will more than double to 71 million older Americans, comprising roughly 20 percent of the U.S. population. In some states, fully a quarter of the population will be aged...

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by decreased bone density due to insufficient calcium and decreased osteoblast activity.  This condition results in porous bones that are more vulnerable to breaking; often it is asymptomatic until fractures begin to occur in...