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2014-03-17 12:27:35

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences are well known in the medical community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO...

2014-03-13 12:28:55

Helena, Alabama Resident Anna Grace McDonald Chosen as the State's First Recipient of Safe Step Cares HELENA, Ala., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years ago, when Anna Grace McDonald was 10, she could outrun every kid in her class. But it wasn't easy. Anna Grace was in pain, a lot of pain. She told her parents that her body hurt everywhere. It was initially diagnosed as growing pains, but it got worse. Over time, the little girl who could round the bases more quickly than...

2014-03-12 23:24:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, explains the recent findings that shoulder arthroplasty, or replacement, can help treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A study published recently in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery shows that shoulder replacement surgery is an effective option for reducing pain and improving range of motion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers conducting the study found that pain decreased from moderate or...

2014-03-11 23:33:10

Avail is conducting a Phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental ointment for qualified participants with primary osteoarthritis (OA) affecting a single knee joint. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-03-11 23:02:31

Patients are asked to settle for more frequent, less effective treatments. The Society is calling on manufacturers and governments to work towards a swift resolution to ensure that young and vulnerable Canadians are able to receive timely treatment. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 For Canadian children living with particular forms of arthritis, a simple corticosteroid injection can help manage their pain and prevent joint damage. But accessing the drug for their patients requires...

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

2014-03-09 23:00:54

Within Pacific Health Club, a state-of-the-art fitness megaplex, this new location will offer outpatient physical therapy services, aquatic therapy and functional rehabilitation. The Liverpool location is now scheduling new patient appointments. Liverpool, New York (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Onondaga Physical Therapy is proud to announce the opening of its fourth location in Central New York. They have teamed up with the Pacific Health Club to offer outpatient physical therapy services...

2014-03-07 16:21:58

- Strategic Market Research Firm Offers Key Insights into RA Patients - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptel Research, a specialty marketing research and consulting company that provides actionable strategic insights to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, released its newest report Patient Voices Series(TM) Rheumatoid Arthritis (US). This report provides rich insights into the emotional and rational factors that impact the patient journey for people living...

2014-03-04 23:02:22

The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient characteristics. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient...

2014-03-03 23:01:08

To mark the beginning of Childhood Arthritis Month, The Arthritis Society announced today that it will create a summer camp or family day in every region across Canada by 2015. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 To mark the beginning of Childhood Arthritis Month, The Arthritis Society announced today that it will create a summer camp or family day in every region across Canada by 2015. These events, available now in some provinces, help children and families facing arthritis connect with...


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Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

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