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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome [electronic resource]

Sometimes, the normal aches and pains of the aging process can indicate a more serious underlying medical condition. This program focuses on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of one such condition: carpal tunnel syndrome. Host Dr. Kevin Soden discusses how CTS arises and its diagnosis with hand surgeon Ken Means, while physical therapist Steve Moxie explains the various treatment options for patients diagnosed with the disorder. The patient's point of view is provided through two senior citizens who underwent laparoscopic surgery to ease the chronic hand pain caused by the syndrome. Although serious at any age, CTS is highly treatable.
Online
2009; 2007
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Hip Fracture [electronic resource]

A hip fracture caused by a fall is a great fear and a reality for our aging population. Getting treatment and proper rehabilitation is key to getting mobility and independence back after a fall.
Online
2009
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MS Wars [electronic resource]: Hope, Science, and the Internet

Developed in 2008 by Italian researcher Paolo Zamboni, the procedure known as liberation therapy was designed to improve blood flow in the veins that drain the central nervous system. Zamboni believed his method could successfully treat multiple sclerosis, but critics complained that his studies did not conform to accepted standards of medical research. The resulting debate in the scientific community boiled over into numerous online venues. This program examines the science, controversy, and human drama surrounding liberation therapy. In addition to its clear academic benefits, the program also spins an intriguing narrative about Internet-driven movements that have reframed the doctor-patient relationship and highlighted the impact of Zamboni's conclusions on physicians, institution [...]
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2011