Forget about how your bum muscles look; what about what they do? In fact, having big, strong glutes is crucial to good overall musculoskeletal health.
A variant of Piezo1 may boost tendon strength and, subsequently, athletic ability.
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The discovery of the role that the protein Piezo1 plays in touch and body awareness won the 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Piezo1 may also be a significant player in motor function.
Government health organisations need to provide better support for Indigenous people suffering from musculoskeletal conditions.
The Anat_Hub app gives anatomy students a new way to really peer into the human musculoskeletal system.
The development of an immersive mobile phone application for university anatomy students offers insights into the future of online learning.
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Yes, there is a risk of injuring yourself while playing netball but the overall risk of serious injury is relatively small – and far outweighed by the benefit of being active and part of a team.
Cirque du Soleil contortionist Aruna Bataa makes it look so easy.
Circus is exciting, though sometimes unpredictable. At any moment during rehearsal, performance or travel, injuries can occur.
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman routinely tops 100 mph with his fastball.
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We’re the only species that can throw at speeds that kill.
D.O.s like Sean Conley, physician to the president, can face stigma from people who don’t understand the practice.
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Almost 10% of physicians in the US are doctors of osteopathic medicine, and that proportion is rising. Their medical knowledge matches that of other doctors; the difference is the philosophy behind it.
Most people with low back pain aren’t getting the most effective treatment.
A recent series on low back pain by the global medical journal The Lancet shows doctors often overlook recommended treatments, such as advice to stay active and to exercise.
Yoga moves like downward dog put strain on your hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders.
New research shows yoga can improve back and neck pain, but can put strain on the body in some poses.
Between a third and half of all adolescents aged 13 and over report back pain about every month or more often.
The blame for pain in kids is often directed at school bags, computer and small-screen device usage, posture, or other biomechanical targets.
Chronic pain is a complex health issue.
Pain management is one of the most neglected aspects of health care; our failure to adequately address chronic pain is a major driver of its economic and social burden.
The traditionally solid and sturdy school shoe may not be the best option for kids’ feet, according to a new study. School…
We aren’t quite in the place to say stem cell therapy can treat osteoarthritis and related conditions, in dogs or humans.
A recent article published in the Herald Sun newspaper reported anecdotal evidence of animals almost crippled from arthritis or joint damage recovering their function after stem cell therapy. Although…