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2011-04-04 00:00:27

Free 15-minute consultations at Strictly Therapeutic will help determine whether a client's symptoms are treatable with therapeutic massage. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 03, 2011 Enrico Ruggeri, owner of Strictly Therapeutic, is offering free 15-minute phone consultations for those suffering from back and shoulder pain that could be alleviated by Deep Tissue Massage and Myofascial Release. These consultations will help determine whether sufferers can benefit from the Deep Tissue,...

2010-12-04 00:00:40

This article will supply the reader with information on proper posture. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 02, 2010 Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy presents new and useful information to help educate the public about the benefits of proper posture. Overtime many people unconsciously develop a more relaxed or slumped postural attitude with age, not knowing how significantly a poor postural habit can affect physical health and well being in life. Going through the daily grind...

2010-11-07 00:16:39

Millions of people suffer from repetitive strain injuries (RSI), caused by their work environments. Any repetitive motion such as working long hours at the computer, juggling several personal tech devices, playing an instrument, handling tools, or simply texting your friends, can lead to neck pain and shoulder pain, low back pain, or elbow pain. International fitness expert Maik Wiedenbach has just introduced "The Desk Athlete" DVD, a three-step program to help prevent the most common...

2010-06-29 10:03:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Playing golf pain-free is not only more enjoyable than playing in pain, but it can also improve your scores. The average golfer takes between 45 and 60 full-length swings over a four-hour round, and 80 percent of us shoot over 100. "That equals a lot of stress on our bodies," said Dr. Jon-David Hoppenfeld, a physician with Southeast Pain Care in Charlotte, NC. "Golfers can experience everything from elbow to shoulder pain, but the most prevalent...

2010-05-06 14:02:35

When trauma patients receive a computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis, a technique called CT spine reformatting eliminates the need for X-rays of the thoracic and/or lumbar spine to detect spinal fractures. This technique can lower cost and overall patient radiation exposure, according to a study presented May 6 at the ARRS 2010 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. CT spine reformatting is performed by a CT technician after a CT scan is complete. It helps the radiologist...

2010-04-19 15:52:13

IRSST and Universite de Montreal study on treatment of common disability Montreal -- Low back pain (or lumbago) is a common ailment often triggered by something as simple as lifting a suitcase. What is the best way to remedy the situation? An exercise machine designed specifically for back muscles could be the solution according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. "If you want to bring about physiological change to help the development and...

2010-03-22 15:05:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedX Limited, the manufacturer and global distributor of MedX®-branded medical exercise and fitness equipment and a subsidiary of WellTek Incorporated (OTC Bulletin Board: WTKN), today announced the completion of another sale to the U.S. Military. The Company intends to secure contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense to not only provide equipment, but also to provide services which will prevent and/or rehabilitate...

2009-11-18 14:32:47

Study finds physiological changes in one muscle help ease pain Strength training exercises using dumbbells can reduce pain and improve function in the trapezius muscle, the large muscle which extends from the back of the head, down the neck and into the upper back. The exercises also improve the muscle's ability to respond quickly and forcefully among women suffering trapezius myalgia, a tenderness and tightness in the upper trapezius muscle. The results are the latest findings from an...

2009-10-16 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialists at the Texas Back Institute are honoring National Spine Health Day, today, by providing exercises to keep your back in tiptop shape. The day is designated to bring attention and awareness to the pervasive problem of back pain, and the experts at the Texas Back Institute reveal astonishing back facts to keep spine health top of mind. The problem of back pain is widespreadaffecting nine out of 10 adults at one point or another during...

2009-09-21 07:00:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from the American Pain Foundation says economic pain from the recession is contributing to acute, or short-term, physical pain for Americans. According to the survey, released today during National Pain Awareness Month, 68 percent of people who experienced acute back pain or other minor muscle strains and sprains in the past year said that the recession caused, increased or affected their pain, often because of greater stress and working...


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Spotted saddle Horse
2014-08-12 13:15:00

The spotted saddle horse is a gaited breed of light riding horse that was developed in the United States by crossbreeding small gaited pinto ponies of Spanish descent with larger American breeds like the Standardbred and the Morgan horse. Other gaited breeds were introduced into the bloodline after the American Civil War, including the Tennessee walking horse, Paso Fino, and American Mustangs. It was selectively bred for its pinto coloration and its use as a general riding horse. The two...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.