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Survey Shows 90 Percent of Adults Unaware of Men's Risk for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability, and early death, but the disease continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups.

New survey findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) show that 90 percent of the 13,258 adults questioned are unaware of how common osteoporotic fractures are in men.

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Need New Marketing Ideas? Look to Your Massage Cream

The ability to provide skilled therapeutic touch may not always coincide with the ability to master marketing and business techniques. However, there are simple methods massage therapists and bodyworkers can use to further develop these skills and promote their services.

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‘Advanced Myoskeletal Techniques’ 3rd edition now available

Revised bestseller offers fast, effective approaches to head, neck and rib pain.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Freedom From Pain Institute has announced the release of the third edition of Erik Dalton’s classic Advanced Myoskeletal Techniques. Revised and graphically enhanced, the new 408-page hardcover has been streamlined for “in-the-trench” seasoned professionals who treat complex head, neck and thorax issues.

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I'm consistently bothered by joint pain particularly in my knees. What are some alternative treatments for my joint pain if I want to avoid over-the-counter medications?

Our knees, hips, and ankles take a beating in daily life—from trudging up and down stairs to playing games with the kids—because they support our weight, act as shock absorbers, and allow us to run, jump, dance, and dodge. And like the movable parts in a machine, these joints are more prone to problems and can wear out faster than the rest of our body.

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Enrolling in Medicare? Don't Make These Mistakes!

Finding the right Medicare plan matters. With hundreds of policies to choose from, and so much information to understand, many people guess when choosing a policy and end up paying too much for a plan that doesn't cover what they need. Open enrollment period for Medicare begins October 15. To help baby boomers avoid making the most common mistakes, the nonprofit National Council on Aging (NCOA) created My Medicare Matters . For more than 60 years, NCOA has worked to improve the health and economic security of older adults through education and decision support. My Medicare Matters provides a clear and friendly guide to help boomers evaluate their individual needs, compare their options, enroll in a plan, and sustain the best coverage for years to come. "People typically spend most of their life with healthcare more or less handled for them by an employer," said James Firman, NCOA president and...
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National Survey Shows Chronic Pain is Creating an Epidemic of Addiction

Americans with chronic pain say that current treatments using prescription painkillers do not work, leading to years of intense suffering, thoughts of suicide,

and often dependence on the medications, according to a new national survey sponsored by the Center for Public Advocacy at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

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