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2013-07-22 23:23:58

Fixing Elbow Pain created by Jedd Johnson is a new tennis elbow treatment that covers exercises for developing their forearm strength, and detailed descriptions on how to eliminate excruciating elbow pain quickly without drugs, expensive appointments, or surgery. A full Fixing Elbow Pain overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Fixing Elbow Pain created by Jedd Johnson is a new tennis elbow treatment that covers exercises...

2013-07-15 13:07:12

Baseball players undergoing ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) surgery are able to return to the same or higher level of competition for an extended period of time, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. "Previous studies showed successful return to play after UCL surgery, but we were also able to evaluate each athlete's career longevity and reason for retirement," commented lead author, Daryl C....

2013-07-12 23:27:38

According to Dr. Yariv Maghen with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, unlike many sports-related medical conditions, tennis elbow isn’t usually caused by a specific injury. Tennis elbow is typically caused by overuse. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Every summer, seasoned athletes and weekend warriors hit the courts, but some of them end up sidelined due to tennis elbow. Also known as lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow is a common condition that occurs when the...

Bats Use Recycled Energy For Take-off
2013-07-07 20:17:49

Society for Experimental Biology [ Video 1 ] [ Video 2 ] Bats are uniquely able to stretch and store energy in their bicep and tricep tendons during take-off and climbing flight, giving them an extra power boost. A new study on fruitbats, to be presented at the meeting of the Society for Experimental in Valencia on July 4, used cutting edge technology to image how these small mammals move through the air. Dr Nicolai Konow (Brown University, USA), who led the research said: "Energy...

2013-07-03 23:18:19

Dr. Shoshany, who is already ART® certified in lower extremity and full spine, has now added a new level of professional certification by being one of the few full body ART® certified physicians in Manhattan. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Dr. Steven Shoshany, recognized as one of NYC’s top chiropractors, is pleased to announce the expansion of his already vast range of soft-tissue mobilization therapies. Dr. Shoshany, who is already ART® (Active Release...

2013-03-21 16:00:03

Hospital for Special Surgery study also sheds light on best candidates for the surgery A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) found that a surgical procedure known as the "docking technique" to repair a torn elbow ligament in teenage athletes yielded favorable results. The outcomes were better than those in previously published reports on reconstruction of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), also known as Tommy John surgery, in this age group and may be attributed to...

2012-10-29 12:15:10

ACR supports best practices for ultrasonography use in rheumatology More rheumatologists are embracing musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) to diagnose and manage rheumatic diseases. In response, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) assembled a task force to investigate and determine best practices for use of MSUS in rheumatology practice. The resulting scenario-based recommendations, which aim to help clinicians understand when it is reasonable to integrate MSUS into their rheumatology...

2012-04-14 23:02:53

KORT Physical Therapists offer solutions for Golfer's Elbow which is a common compliant in the spring. As spring arrives more and more golfers will be dusting off their clubs and hitting the greens. Don't allow injuries and pain to keep you out of the game. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 As spring arrives more and more golfers will be dusting off their clubs and hitting the greens. Unfortunately, many will find themselves in the clubhouse with injuries rather than on the course vying...

2012-02-13 12:07:27

New study investigates trunk positioning on performance as well Elbow position alone appeared to not affect injury rates and performance in college-level, male pitchers say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Francisco, CA. "The elbow's position in relation to an injury and enhanced performance in baseball pitchers is highly dependent upon the trunk's position," said lead researcher, Carl W. Nissen, MD of Elite Sports...


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