Rick Olderman

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  • Denver, CO

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans live with a disability, health officials reported Thursday.

    The most common disabilities are mobility limitations, such as having serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs -- affecting one in eight adults -- fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans live with a disability, health officials reported Thursday.

    The most common disabilities are mobility limitations, such as having serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs -- affecting one in eight adults -- fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement surgery can temporarily return the joint to an earlier, better level of function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests.

    The surgery "acts like a time machine" for these patients, said study senior author K...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement surgery can temporarily return the joint to an earlier, better level of function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests.

    The surgery "acts like a time machine" for these patients, said study senior author K...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

    The infection -- called vertebral osteomyelitis -- could lead to paralysis or death if it's not diagnosed and treated co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

    The infection -- called vertebral osteomyelitis -- could lead to paralysis or death if it's not diagnosed and treated co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Retired professional rugby players have more symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than those who don't play the sport, a new study finds.

    French researchers compared 101 men, aged 35 to 47, who were retired professional rugby players with a co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Retired professional rugby players have more symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than those who don't play the sport, a new study finds.

    French researchers compared 101 men, aged 35 to 47, who were retired professional rugby players with a co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Here's yet another reason not to overuse antibiotics: Children treated with the antibacterial drugs may face a greater risk for developing juvenile arthritis, new research suggests.

    The study found that children and teens prescribed antibiotics ha...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Improving sleep quality might help ease pain among those with osteoarthritis, a new study suggests.

    That's because disruptions in sleep are associated with changes in how the body processes and feels pain, the researchers said.

    More than h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A prosthesis for people with above-the-knee amputations who cannot use a conventional device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    The Osseoanchored Prostheses for the Rehabilitation of Amputees (OPRA) adheres to the leg wi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A prosthesis for people with above-the-knee amputations who cannot use a conventional device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    The Osseoanchored Prostheses for the Rehabilitation of Amputees (OPRA) adheres to the leg wi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Poor mental health in childhood may lower the chances of success in adulthood, a new study suggests.

    Duke University researchers found that children with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and/or behavioral problems were six ti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Poor mental health in childhood may lower the chances of success in adulthood, a new study suggests.

    Duke University researchers found that children with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and/or behavioral problems were six ti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While many experts have called for a ban on "heading" the ball in youth soccer because they believe it is a leading cause of concussions, a new study suggests the body contact that often occurs during such play is to blame for most brain injuries.

    Full Article