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2012-07-13 23:01:51

The Hand and Wrist Institute, founded by the premiere orthopedic hand specialist Los Angeles Dr. John Knight now offers treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Rheumatoid arthritis is different from osteoarthritis. Though osteoarthritis attacks the joints, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, affects many systems throughout the body. It´s an autoimmune disease, which means that the body´s immune system attacks its own cells. No one knows why the body...

2012-07-03 23:01:07

Shoulder impingement problems common from repetitive overhead motions. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 As demonstrated by a number of competitors coming back from shoulder injuries at the U.S. Swimming Trials last week, proper technique and conditioning is important for swimmers, surfers and other summer athletes. Despite the year-round popularity of water sports in Santa Cruz, shoulder problems increase during summer months as more people swim and surf, according to Dr. Peter Reynolds of Santa...

2012-06-17 23:01:15

On Friday, April 13, renowned hand surgeon Dr. John T. Knight appeared on the CBS television show “The Doctors” along with one his patients. The surgeon discussed the common condition known as trigger finger. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2012 On Friday, April 13, renowned hand surgeon Dr. John T. Knight appeared on the CBS television show “The Doctors” along with one his patients. The surgeon discussed the common condition known as trigger finger. During the...

2012-06-04 23:02:11

Walker Recovers from Back, Neck and Pelvis Injuries to Vie for Gold in the London 2012 Olympic Games Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) today released a story chronicling two-time World Champion and London 2012 hopeful Brad Walker on his journey to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The latest “Champion Care” athlete video being debuted by DISC, Walker´s story details his assent as the world´s best pole vaulter, North American...

2012-03-21 21:36:04

Below is a news summary of an orthopaedic research study appearing in the March 21, 2012 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), as well as the issues' full Table of Contents. A Structured, Independent Exercise Regimen Can Reduce the Need for Therapy Following Meniscus Surgery The treatment of meniscus tears in injured workers is associated with less favorable outcomes and higher utilization of clinical services. "Disability, Impairment, and Physical Therapy Utilization...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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