Creatine and Weight Training for Older Adults

Creatine supplementation during resistance training in older adults-a meta-analysis. Devries MC, Phillips SM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Jun;46(6):1194-203. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Age-related sarcopenia and dynapenia have negative effects on strength and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Resistance training (RT) increases muscle mass and strength in older adults and is an established countermeasure … Read more

NSAIDs vs Corticosteroid Injections for Frozen Shoulder

Comparison between NSAID and intra-articular corticosteroid injection in frozen shoulder of diabetic patients; a randomized clinical trial. Dehghan A, Pishgooei N, Salami MA, Zarch SM, Nafisi-Moghadam R, Rahimpour S, Soleimani H, Owlia MB. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2013 Feb;121(2):75-9. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a relatively common encountered musculo-skeletal disease in which … Read more

Creatine Increases Strength with Parkinson’s Disease

Resistance training with creatine monohydrate improves upper-body strength in patients with Parkinson disease: a randomized trial. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2007 Mar-Apr;21(2):107-15. Hass CJ, Collins MA, Juncos JL. Abstract BACKGROUND: Persons with Parkinson disease (PD) exhibit decreased muscular fitness including decreased muscle mass, muscle strength, bioenergetic capabilities and increased fatigability. OBJECTIVE: This purpose of this investigation was to … Read more

Plantar Fasciitis: One Cortisone Shot = 19X Risk of Rupture

Risk factors affecting chronic rupture of the plantar fascia. Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Mar;35(3):258-63. Lee HS1, Choi YR, Kim SW, Lee JY, Seo JH, Jeong JJ. Abstract BACKGROUND: Prior to 1994, plantar fascia ruptures were considered as an acute injury that occurred primarily in athletes. However, plantar fascia ruptures have recently been reported in the setting of … Read more