Expertenbericht: Schmerzlindernde und zum Teil
entzündungsreduzierende Wirkungen werden durch eine erhöhte
Durchblutung im Gewebestofffwechsel erreicht.
In der orthopädischen Praxis können Behandlungsmethoden, bei denen
äußere Reize wie etwa Wärme oder Kälte angewendet werden, gute
The aim is to review the modalities in musculoskeletal imaging with
view on the prognostic impact for the patient’s and for social
outcome and with view on three major fields of preventive medicine:
nutrition and metabolism, sports, and patient education.
Specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation are important
partners during the ageing process: health promotion and prevention
for fit elderly people, training and rehabilitation for prefrail
people and support for frail people focusing on usage of what is left
and dignity in the latest period of life.
Skeletal muscles are essential for movement as well as for survival.
Knowledge about the organ skeletal muscle is underrepresented. Ageing
and multiple chronic diseases are accompanied by loss of muscle mass,
termed “muscle wasting”.
Osteoporosis is a frequent disease in postmenopausal women. Despite
the fact that fragility fractures cause many problems, osteoporosis is
still underdiagnosed and undertreated. This manuscript outlines the
topics diagnosis of osteoporosis, fracture risk prevention, and
therapy after fracture.
Physical therapy is a well-accepted intervention by patients due to
its multimodal and directly administered interventions. Unlike the
rather anonymous pattern of drug prescription, where the medicines are
dispensed by yet another party, subjects feel that their complaints
are taken seriously by therapists: