Category Archives: elderly

Donepezil reduces stress induced widespread pain in mice so…

Donepezil (aricept) is used as an anticholinergic to help dementia. In the animal model repeated use can “cure” “ICS[Intermittent Cold Stress]-induced hyperalgesia [increased pain] and allodynia[touch pain] even after the cessation of drug treatments”

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Fix For Torn Shoulder Tendons and Pain in Elderly – Loosen Deltoid Muscle

Torn shoulder tendons gimp shoulder mechanics and can lead to “chronic and often unbearable pain, muscular fatigue, and severe functional disability”. A reverse prothesis and latissimus dorsi tendon transfers are a treatment but are extreme measures. A simple and effective … Continue reading

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