Category Archives: Healthy bones Osteoporosis Rheumatic

REHABILITATION AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY: BECOMING A RESEARCH SUBJECT

During the course of your rehabilitation, or at a routine follow-up visit with your doctor, you may be asked to participate in a research study on some aspect of rehabilitation. How can you decide whether or not to volunteer to be a research subject? This is a highly personal decision. One consideration is whether the [...]

EAT YOUR WAY TO HEALTHY BONES: ARE YOU AN APPLE OR A PEAR?

A pear-shaped figure (hips wider than waist) offers health benefits compared to an apple shape (waist greater than hips), which has been associated with higher rates of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and type II diabetes. Abdominal fat usually indicates more fat around the internal organs, which is part of the problem. There’s also [...]