The scientists say further study among astronauts of these methods—including specialized suits and certain exercises—may provide insights for treating back pain in the estimated 80% of Earth-bound people who experience some form of it over their lifetimes.
A cluster headache is a rare headache disorder that differs from a typical migraine or headache. Less than 1% of the population have cluster headaches, but for those people, it's an intense experience because the headaches come on fast and hit hard.
These physical therapists have a new approach for strengthening the core, and the NFL is taking notice
Anyone who has been near a gym in the last decade has heard the buzz about strengthening "the core"—muscles in the trunk and abdomen that can be targeted with crunches, planks, and other gut-busting exertions. Yet for all the attention devoted to this crossroads of the human body, it remains a common site of injury for amateur and professional athletes alike.
Migraine is a neurological condition marked by intense, often debilitating headaches. It can also be accompanied by symptoms like nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, and numbness or tingling. There are various treatments for migraine, and physical therapy may be helpful in treating migraine for some people.
Working at a desk is a common cause of back and neck pain, often because you accommodate your workstation rather than the other way around.