Stroke: Can You Stand On One Leg?

No we are not talking about some tomfoolery following a few sherbets after a Saturday night out; new research suggests that an inability to balance on one leg reflects an increased risk for stroke. Being unable to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or longer is associated with early, asymptomatic changes to blood vessels in the brain… Read More

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MRI: Back Injuries & Military Training

Research Paper Title Magnetic Resonance Imaging Showed No Signs of Overuse or Permanent Injury to the Lumbar Sacral Spine during a Special Forces Training Course. Background Special Forces training is even more demanding than that of elite athletes. The training includes grueling physical activity and periods of sleep deprivation. The soldiers routinely carry heavy loads… Read More