Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease associated with reduced bone strong point that results in raised fracture risk, with decreased bone strength, leading to reduced bone mineral density and poor bone quality. It is the most common in older females but some men are also at high risk. Although considered as a predictable result of aging, it is can be avoidable and treatable.
The hamstrings are very susceptible to injury, and people who participate in sports that involve running or sprinting are prone to developing tightness or injury in these muscles.
The hamstrings refer to three different muscles in the back of the thigh that run from the hip to the knee. This muscle group helps us walk, run, and jump.
October is National Physical Therapy Month which is an opportunity for physical therapists to promote awareness of the benefits of physical therapy in our local communities and nationwide. This year the initiative led by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is #Choose PT campaign which helps raise awareness of physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to opioids for the treatment of painful conditions, including low back pain.