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Exercise and Osteoporosis

Introduction Osteoporosis results from reduced bone mass and disruption of the micro-architecture of bone, giving decreased bone strength and increased risk of fracture, particularly of the spine, hip, wrist, humerus, and pelvis. The risk of fractures increases steeply with age and most of those affected are over 75. Osteoporosis occurs …

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Physiotherapy Management on Total Knee Replacement

Introduction Total Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged knee joint with an artificial one.       (Source: http://www.adameducation.com/  & 2004 MedicineNet. Inc) A joint replacement is only recommended by your Orthopedic Surgeon when your knee joint is severely damaged causing restriction in your daily activities. Post …

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Fall Prevention

Introduction Fall is one of the “Geriatric Giants” feared by the elderly. In these recent years it has been a hot topic commonly discussed as an important public health issue in our Malaysian ageing society. A big percentage of elderly patients admitted in the geriatric wards are commonly fall-related injuries. …

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