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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are medical condition mostly caused by work related occupations and working environment, affecting patients’ muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves and developing over time. According to a community sample of 73 females and 32 males aged 85 and over underwent a standardised examination at home, musculoskeletal pain was reported by 57% of those interviewed(1).
Types of Musculo-Skeletal disorders in elder(2)
3. Rheumatoid Arthritis
4. Polymalagia Arthritis
5. Cervical myleopathy and spinal canal stenosis
7. Low back pain
Use of electricity for treatment of pain, muscle dysfunction and sarcopenia can be dated back to Ancient Egyptians and later the Greeks and Romans(421,462).
In a variectomized rat study, application of pulsed electric field exposure reduced the effect of osteoporosis and restore the bone loss(463). Dr. Manjhi J. and the research team at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, said" In in CCPEF bones, there was an attenuation of decrement in the noted parameters(significant decrease in BMC, BMD, calcium, and phosphorus contents) except phosphorus" probably through stimulation of osteogenesis(465) of that may attenuate the effects of the ovariectomy-induced bone mineral loss in rats(464) and enhance higher global bone mineral content(465).
Ice therapy such as repeated, rather than continuous, ice applications may be considered as an effective treatment for some patient with pain in osteoporosis due to fracture, a series of compression fractures, muscle spasm and chronic back pain, according to the recommendation by the Osteoporosis: Coping With Chronic Pain by National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center(466).
Dr. Mediati RD and the research team at the Palliative Care and Pain Therapy Unit, said "osteoporotic acute pain may be reduced if ".... in cases of acute pain, improve the functional capacity of patients and helps to prevent neurological alterations that seems to contribute in significant way in causing irreversible pain chronic syndromes"(467).
The most oldest form of medical treatment in traditional Chinese medicine has been known for its function in relief pain(383,468) and functional limitation(384,469) for chronic patient, including patient with moderate or severe chronic knee pain(383,468), peripheral joint osteoarthritis(384,469) and hip osteoarthritis(470).
A twenty-four 8-week-old female Sprague-Dawley rats study conducted by Suzuka University of Medical Science, 16 weeks of treatment of acupuncture not only promoted the bone formation but also suppressed the bone resorption of which may be useful for treatment of menopausal osteoporotic women(471). Dr, Ma J and the research team said " acupuncture can suppress abnormal increase of body weight and decrease of serum E2 level, and significantly downregulate serum of alkaline phosphatase, bone gla protein and tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase levels in OVX rats, which may contribute to its effect in relieving osteoporosis"(472).
Massage therapy has been used in traditional Chinese medicine over thousands of year for treatment of chronic and acute pain in osteoporostic patient due to fractures and fracture related conditions(474).
Comprehensive therapy including massage therapy has shoen to improve the bone metabolism, clinical symptoms and the activity function of joints, and elevate serum SPARC levels in patient with osteoporosis, according to the Shanghai East Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University(475).
Tai chi, an ancient form of mind-body exercise or technique used in Chinese with meditative movements that promote balance and healing of the mind and body induced mental concentration, physical balance, muscle relaxation, and relaxed breathing(406,488) and beneficial effects with respect to balance, falls and non-vertebral fractures(489).
The Universität Würzburg, in the study of effects of aging on osteoporosis, suggested that Tai Chi, suitable to patient with osteoporosis may be a better form of disease-adapted exercise to reduce fracture risk, improve quality of life, maintain independence and decrease mortality(490).Dr. Kozaki K, in the study of the Cochrane systematic review article 2009 said " exercise such as Tai-Chi, ............ are shown to prevent falls in community-dwelling elderly"(491).
In fact other study such as combination of Green tea polyphenols (GTP) and Tai Chi(TC) improve osteoporotic degenerative bone health by effectively reduced the levels of oxidative stress in postmenopausal women with osteopenia (492)
An ancient form of medical technique originated from India, is become a popular multimodal mind-body exercise in the Western world for promoted flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance(412,493).
Practice of yoga, according to Dr.Smith EN, and Dr. Boser A. is found to provide a greatest benefit to individuals with osteoporosis such as prevented or ceased the progression of osteoporosis, strengthened the muscles supporting the spinal column, promoted balance, improved posture, and enhanced quality of life with least risk(494), especially not for spinal flexion exercise (SFE) in patients with spinal osteoporosis(495).
Chiropractic is one the alternative therapy for diagnosis and treatment of Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including lower back pain with osteoporotic patient(497).
According to the joint study by the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Southern California University of Health Sciences,chiropractic spinal manipulation may lower 76% risk of injury to the head, neck, or trunk within 7 days among subjects with a chiropractic office visit in patient of aged 66 to 99 years(498).
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(1) Prevalence of rheumatic symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout in Shanghai, China: a COPCORD study by Dai SM1, Han XH, Zhao DB, Shi YQ, Liu Y, Meng JM.(PubMed)
(2) Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Elderly by Ramon Gheno, Juan M. Cepparo, Cristina E. Rosca,1 and Anne Cotten(PMC)
(3) Osteoporosis(Life extension)
(4) Hormone and bone by Francisco Bandeira1, Marise Lazaretti-Castro2, John P. Bilezikian3
(5) Growth hormone and bone by Ohlsson C1, Bengtsson BA, Isaksson OG, Andreassen TT, Slootweg MC.(PubMed)