Category: Conditions

Fitness & Sports Medicine


Don’t Like (or Can’t) Exercise? Soak in a Hot Tub Instead

Soaking in a hot tub for 60 minutes may provide similar post-activity cardiovascular benefits as 60 minutes of cycling. This news could help people who are not able to exercise due to their health, according to University of Oregon researchers, in a study published in Journal of Applied Physiology.



FDA OK’s the PoNS, a Gait-Improvement Device for MS Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the marketing of the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS), a new device indicated for use as a short-term treatment of gait deficit due to mild to moderate symptoms from multiple sclerosis (MS).