Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older AdultsJuly 25, 2018
Weekly vigorous activity and cultural engagement may protect against the development of chronic pain in older adults.
Recent research has found that exercise reduced the burden of migraine and the ability to engage in physical activity by reducing the effect of tension-type headache and neck pain.
A large variability in the impact of physical activity on pain during acute migraine attacks was found in women who were overweight and obese.
Setting aside time for exercise can make you a better physician by increasing your confidence to counsel patients and your perceived success to do so.
An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.
This is especially important given that patients with fibromyalgia have difficulty attending treatment sessions in person.
One in four adults in America report an arthritis diagnosis, with the number of individuals disabled by the disease up 20% since 2002, according to a report from the CDC.
Differences in levels of physical activity intensity in older adults correspond to differences in pain modulation.
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