The Effect of Kinesio Taping on Postural Control

Researchers performed this study to examine the possible alterations in postural control during upright standing in subjects with non-specific chronic low back pain. Additionally, they wanted to examine the effect of Kinesio taping on the postural control. It was...

What are the Common Causes of Low Back Pain in the Elderly?

This study aimed to comprehensively summarise common causes and risk factors of developing severe/chronic lower back pain in older adults. The findings from this study showed that various age-related changes and factors may influence the prognosis and management of...

Make Yourself Stronger and Reduce the Kyphosis (Slouch)

In this study physicians aimed to determine whether spine-strengthening exercises were effective for reducing extreme slouching in community-dwelling older adults. They reported reduced kyphosis with spine-strengthening exercise and posture training over 6 months....

Relationship between spinal mobility and alignment to risk of falls

Imbalances in spinal alignment have been reported to relate to postural instability and falls. This study aimed to determine the relationship between spinal mobility and alignment to risk of falling. One hundred and ten subjects, ranging in age from 53-93 years old,...

Massage Therapy Improves Postural Stability and Reduces Fall Risk

Falls occur in approximately one-third of adults over the age of 65, and can often lead to decreased independence and mobility, and consequently decreased quality of life. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of massage therapy in addressing some causative...