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2014-10-16 23:11:53

MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness of MyoWorx® Concussion Treatment for chronic post-concussion symptoms. MMTR’s team of medical professionals conducted all research at MMTR Physiotherapy’s Guelph-based specialty clinic using the MyoWorx® Treatment protocol, and the results of the study were recently presented at the ACRM Conference. GUELPH, ONTARIO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness...

2014-10-16 23:11:18

Following a successful inaugural event last fall and on-going sports safety public awareness campaign, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is holding its 2nd annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 26, 2014. It is the hope of NYSATA that by promoting events like this throughout the year, the importance of establishing thorough emergency protocols and providing appropriate medical personnel, such as a...

2014-10-14 23:15:34

In an effort to enhance player safety, promote health and wellness, and reduce the incidents of injury to youth soccer players, the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association (EPYSA) formed a medical advisory committee consisting of allied health care professionals from various settings including the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society’s (PATS) Executive Director and President. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association (EPYSA) in an...

2014-10-02 16:27:20

US Cryotherapy Enters its Second Stage of Expansion DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- US Cryotherapy announced today the opening of its second corporate location in Davis, CA near the UCD campus. The flagship center has been operating in Roseville, CA since the company launched in the United States in 2011 as the first and only whole body cryotherapy treatment center in North America. The US Cryotherapy centers offer walk-in refrigerated cold air chambers,...

2014-09-30 12:28:06

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Centers, a service of Righttime Medical Care, is pleased to announce that Casey Thompson, MS, ATC, has been hired as an Athletic Trainer, Educator and Community Outreach Coordinator. In the position, Thompson will attend sporting and outreach events, educate patients, families and coaches about concussions and assist with community and professional relationships. A graduate of West Virginia...

2014-09-24 23:12:05

Novera Fitness, an athletic and recovery center based in Golden, has announced that they will be bringing the innovative cryosauna to Colorado. The cryosauna has been used for recovery by athletes for years, and uses air cooled to -190ºF or more to decrease inflammation and pain while supercharging blood to promote faster healing and recovery. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Novera Fitness, an athletic and recovery center based in Golden, is bringing the state-of-the-art...

2014-09-10 23:03:44

Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. In a recent...

get up and move
2014-09-09 08:58:31

Saurabh Thosar, Indiana University An Indiana University study has found that three easy -- one could even say slow -- five-minute walks can reverse harm caused to leg arteries during three hours of prolonged sitting. Sitting for long periods of time, like many people do daily at their jobs, is associated with risk factors such as higher cholesterol levels and greater waist circumference that can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic disease. When people sit, slack muscles do not...

2014-09-08 23:02:52

Best practices for concussion safety education will be among the topics addressed at the groundbreaking youth sports health and safety SmartTeams Play Safe™: Protecting the Health & Safety of the Whole Child In Youth Sports By Implementing Best Practices summit on Monday, September 15, 2014 at Harvard Medical School in Boston, sponsored by MomsTEAM Institute, a leading youth sports health and safety think tank and watchdog group. Concord, MA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Best...

2014-09-08 08:25:11

CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A night game, a line drive and a ball lost in the lights resulted in a concussion for 13-year-old Nick. He saw a doctor; he spent a few days resting; then, he tried going back to school. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142797 "I had a test the first day and it was really bad," Nick shares in a new video at besmartbewell.com, a health and wellness site. "I felt lightheaded and went home that day, and then stayed home the rest of...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.