Do You Need to Rethink Your Training? – Fast Talk Laboratories

“If you look at the most successful athletes (whether that’s juniors, pros, or top age groupers) they all have one thing in common: they are able to consistently manage the stress of their training with minimal setbacks or missed/failed hard sessions because they’ve undertaken their easier, low-intensity workouts at the correct intensity.” “I have good … Read moreDo You Need to Rethink Your Training? – Fast Talk Laboratories

Persistent pain after joint replacement: Prevalence, sensory qualities, and postoperative determinants

2 very popular surgeries that are often highly successful are total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR). However, “Persistent postsurgical pain is a prevalent but underacknowledged condition.” Postoperative persistent pain 3 to 4 years after total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) is more common than realized – “44% of TKR … Read morePersistent pain after joint replacement: Prevalence, sensory qualities, and postoperative determinants

“Tears of the meniscus are very common and the older you get the more likely you…

“Tears of the meniscus are very common and the older you get the more likely you are to have them. But the correlation between having a tear and having pain is very poor.” – Dr. Ian Harris #Excessive_Imaging_for_Musculoskeletal_Problems #Overutilization_of_Surgery #Knee View original post on FB Posted to FB on 2022-09-21 05:10:58

Perioperative Gabapentin Use and In-Hospital Adverse Clinical Events Among Older Adults After Major Surgery

“In this cohort study of 237 872 propensity score–matched adults aged 65 years or older, perioperative gabapentin users had significantly increased risk of delirium, new antipsychotic use, and pneumonia compared with nonusers after major surgery.” “This study suggests that careful risk-benefit assessment is needed before prescribing gabapentin for perioperative pain management to older patients.” Risks … Read morePerioperative Gabapentin Use and In-Hospital Adverse Clinical Events Among Older Adults After Major Surgery

“The Power of Purple The deep purple color of fruits & veggies mean these f…

“The Power of Purple 💜 The deep purple color of fruits & veggies mean these foods are a powerful source of antioxidants, specifically anthocyanins. Studies have shown that anthocyanins can benefit brain health, help lower #inflammation, fight cancer and heart disease.” Lori Shemek, PhD #Diet_and_Inflammation View original post on FB Posted to FB on 2022-09-16 … Read more“The Power of Purple The deep purple color of fruits & veggies mean these f…

Low back pain is the most common health reason causing middle-aged people to ret…

Low back pain is the most common health reason causing middle-aged people to retire early. Staying active is the best treatment, with professional support when needed. Let’s work together to turn this around https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/standards/clinical-care-standards/low-back-pain-clinical-care-standard #Excessive_Imaging_for_Musculoskeletal_Problems #Overutilization_of_Surgery #Low_Back_Problems_and_Sciatica View original post on FB Posted to FB on 2022-09-14 05:27:02

Learning How to Respond, Instead of React – The Growth Equation

“Stress causes us to narrow. To over index on the pain or discomfort we are feeling right now. One way to cope with this is thinking about the future? How will you look back on this struggle when you are at the finish line of the race?” https://thegrowtheq.com/learning-how-to-respond-instead-of-react/ #grit #mindfulness Learning How to Respond, Instead … Read moreLearning How to Respond, Instead of React – The Growth Equation

For decades, an ACL tear meant surgery. New evidence suggests that may be the wrong move

rehab rather than immediate surgery is now recommended if you tear your anterior cruciate ligament. – surgery is expensive and does not always allow people to return to sport. . A meta-review published in August suggests rehab plus optional surgery is just as good as booking in for surgery straight away. https://t.co/eA1rhrKSLY #knee #Overutilization_of_Surgery For … Read moreFor decades, an ACL tear meant surgery. New evidence suggests that may be the wrong move

Overactive wakefulness neurons disrupt sleep in aging mice

“Aging is associated with many brain changes, apparently including (at least in mice) hyperactivity in hypocretin neurons, leading to more wakefulness and fragmented sleep. This is a good example of how 🧠changes ➡️ sleep disruption, and not just the other way around.” Dr Jade Wu Duke U sleep scientist “Age-associated changes in the activity of … Read moreOveractive wakefulness neurons disrupt sleep in aging mice