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How Whiplash Trauma Causes Weak Muscles by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 12:00am We have been providing treatment for whiplash in San Francisco for over 20 years. One of the classic signs of whiplash trauma to the neck or low back is weak muscles in the arm or legs (see explanation below). So therefore muscle testing is one of the primary tools we use for assessing whiplash patients and monitoring progress. W ... Read on »
Stress Fractures Caused by Weak Muscles and Over-Striding by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 11:34am One of the most common injuries in runners is a stress fracture of the lower leg (tibia) because running fast causes the foot to hit the ground with tremendous force that can shatter bones. A study from the University of Minnesota shows that women with stress fractures do not have weaker bones, they have smaller and weaker calf muscles (Medicine ... Read on »
Weak Muscles in Teen Years Linked to Early Death in Men by Medline Plus Posted Tue 20 Nov 2012 7:00pm Low strength levels in youth may raise risk as much as high blood pressure or being overweight, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health , Muscle Disorders , Teen Health Read on »
Bringing Your Body Back Into Structural Balance: Is it as Simple As Strengthening the Weak Muscles and Movement Patterns? by Christopher W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 19 Jul 2013 11:23am An article written by Mark Rippetoe for Testosterone Nation received lots of attention recently, particularly amongst health and fitness professionals around the world.  The basic premise of the article is that if a client – or you personally – are struggling with pain and dysfunction due to injury and/or structural imbalance, the way to fix […] ... Read on »
Muscle Weakness Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Seniors by Susan Berg Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:02pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities Here is a dementia Thanksgiving activity Reason for association unknown, but stroke is one possibility, researchers say (Health ... Read on »
Muscle Weakness Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Seniors by Susan Berg Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:02pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities Here is a dementia Thanksgiving activity Reason for association unknown, but stroke is one possibility, researchers say (HealthDa ... Read on »
How Alcoholism Causes Muscle Weakness by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Apr 2014 8:06pm 1 Comment It’s a mitochondrial thing. Chronic alcohol intake weakens muscles. This condition can take the form of numbness or shooting pains in arms and legs, muscle cramps, fatigue, heat intolerance, and problems urinating. In some cases it can lead to diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, spasms, muscle atrophy, and movement disorders, even chronic pain and ... Read on »
Mild hypophosphatemia: Does it really cause muscle weakness? by Matt S. Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 12:03pm I recently saw a patient with proximal muscle weakness and mild hypophosphatemia, and I wondered whether a serum phosphorous level of 2.2 mg/dL could be the cause. We know that moderate hypophosphatemia is associated with skeletal and smooth muscle dysfunction. Acute hypophosphatemia can lead to rhabdomyolysis, especially in those with chronic ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS ANTIBIOTICS, MONKEY BUSINESS - WHO KNEW WHAT AND WHEN? by Joanne60 Posted Sat 25 Feb 2012 2:36pm The recent Embers study on persistence of Borrelia Burgdorferi in Rhesus Macaques following antibiotics treatment   here  is opening up much needed debate. Recently Lyme Policy Wonk has been running a series of posts about this research available here  The comments are well worth reading to the latest post on the above link. So many que ... Read on »
Research on Muscle Weakness in Down Syndrome by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 31 Dec 2012 2:44pm A recent research study using a mouse model was published in the American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology comparing the soleus muscle in mice with Down syndrome and mice without Down syndrome. The results indicated that there was not a significant difference between the two groups of mice with reg ... Read on »