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2009-04-11 16:00:09

A New York podiatrist says people may face long-term pain from foot to back from wearing trendy UGG-style boots. Dr.

2009-03-03 08:00:00

Orthopedic surgeon James Gamble, MD, offers tips to minimize risk ACL tears in girls seen as 'an absolute epidemic' PALO ALTO, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "Exercise and sports participation is a double-edge sword," said James Gamble, MD, PhD, orthopedic surgeon at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.

2008-09-15 12:00:35

EQUINE THERAPY CENTER: A "Back in the Saddle" open house will be held Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Equine Therapy Center, 334 College Hill Road. The event will include a silent auction, horse rides, music, demonstrations, a used equipment sale, games, prizes and food.

2008-08-14 12:00:39

In a survey conducted by SpineUniverse.com during the summer of 2008, 88% of people who had flown in North America in the last year reported that they had back or neck pain--or both--after a typical flight on United, American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, or any of the other major carriers.

2008-08-04 03:00:07

By Bednar, Joseph 'No pain, no gain' may be a catchy slogan for gym rats, but to physical therapists, it makes no sense.

2008-07-24 06:01:05

A new online survey by Spine-health (www.spine-health.com) shows that back and neck pain and their related health problems are causing productivity troubles at the workplace.

2008-07-18 09:00:20

For years I've been plagued by excess muscle tension in my neck, shoulders and back. I do breath work and yoga. I get massages. I drink wine. But the minute I stop, the tightness creeps back in.

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2008-07-07 10:45:37

A team of scientists from Wageningen University, led by Professor Johan van Leeuwen, has carried out studies both into the advantages of different rider techniques in reducing injury risk, and into the benefits of a method of equine rehabilitation.

2008-07-06 18:00:07

By Julie Deardorff, Chicago Tribune Jul. 6--For years I've been plagued by excess muscle tension in my neck, shoulders and back. I do breath work and yoga. I get massages. I drink wine. But the minute I stop, the tightness creeps back in.

2008-06-19 00:00:05

I t's a common misconception that riding keeps us fit," says sports scientist Jon Pitts. In truth, poor heart rates combined with the fact that riding anatomically is not so good for our bodies, it's the very opposite.


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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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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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