Functional mobility describes a person's ability to move around in his or her environment. Examples include walking, scooting along a bed, and rising from a chair. If you are injured or ill, you may have a difficult time maintaining normal functional mobility. That's where your physical therapist comes in.
Former daily smokers report higher levels of pain than people who have never smoked daily, and their pain levels are similar to people who currently smoke daily, according to a new UCL study
About 10% of the world population suffers from migraine headaches, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
A pinched nerve is a nerve that has become irritated or compressed. The nerve is not necessarily pinched, but people use this term to refer to a range of symptoms. A pinched nerve can occur at various sites in the body, including the neck. When it affects the neck, doctors call it cervical radiculopathy.
Robots are not new to the medical environment. They are used in a variety of ways, such as telepresence, surgical assistance, rehabilitation, medical transportation, sanitation and disinfection, and dispensing prescriptions. They relieve medical personnel from routine tasks, and make medical procedures safer and less expensive for patients, including accurate surgery and the transport of hazardous substances.