| Nov 8, 2010
| 10:21 AM
From balance to Zumba, older adults are finding fun ways to stay healthy
A peek inside an assisted living community's fitness center or a Chicago area senior center may bring some surprises. From yoga mats to high energy dancing, older adults are finding...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:57 PM
Barbara Kephart of Yorktown, left, who has been suffering from multiple sclerosis for ten years, is shown with Liz Penn, physical therapist.
Kephart shows her NESS L300 equipment. New therapy, NESS L300 allows woman with MS to walk again.
| Nov 9, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Isabella Harrison, trim and neatly turned out in lavender pants with a matching top, leans over her walker to push it methodically in front of her. Occasionally, she stops to straighten her back. "I've started to hunch over from using this," concedes...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 11:48 AM
Looking inside the body. For the lay person, a fascinating journey. For a surgeon, a critical endeavor. On the court -- running, dribbling. Which muscles are engaged. Peel away the skin and you see.
Max Downham, Executive Director, International...
| Nov 28, 2010
A new study sheds light on treatment choices for torn knee ligaments. Surgery may not be necessary.
A 30-year-old skier takes a sharp turn on the slopes and hears a dreaded "pop" in his right knee. He has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) a...
| Sep 21, 2010
Ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader Brenda Lowe stars in the latest season of "Survivor," which began airing this month, and bloggers have already been proclaiming her the show's sexiest female contestant. A cover girl for the cheerleaders' calendar and twice...
| Sep 18, 2010
In school, she was known as "the Band-Aid kid" because she was clumsy and would fall a lot. She looked normal and was never overweight, but she found it increasingly difficult to run. Nancy Mollner was first diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder,...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 2:30 PM
A daughter breaks a leg without an injury. Yet another girl, an avid runner, suffers multiple fractures ... what's going on? The bone robbing disease typically reserved for older women is striking teenagers and young women with a vengeance. Is your...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 2:49 PM
What they are: Involuntary, intermittent, spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm, followed by a sudden closure of the epiglottis (the cartilage protecting the vocal cords), which makes the hiccup sound. They have no known function, but they...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 1:12 PM
Maybe you've heard this one before: "No pain, no gain."
When it comes to athletic training, sometimes that pain is not just well-earned soreness from a solid workout. Sometimes it's a genuine injury.
How can an athlete — or someone who's just...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 3:07 PM
Get better, stronger, faster. It's all in the pants and socks! How hospital clothing is making it's way to the streets helping with recovery of a different kind.
With each stride, the muscles vibrate. They draw blood down. With that kind of movement, how...