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2012-09-30 23:00:50

KORT Physical Therapists are working with young gymnasts to prevent the rise in injuries. The success of the USA Olympic Gymnastics team will mean more little girls and boys heading to the gym to work on their handstands and back flips. Unfortunately, not all these training sessions will be injury free. In fact, injuries among youth gymnasts are on the rise in the United States. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 The success of the USA Olympic Gymnastics team will mean more...

2012-05-25 23:03:13

Avoid a dreaded “flip-flop fiasco” to keep feet healthy and happy this summer, says The American Podiatric Medical Association Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 Flip-flops, and sandals, and “slippers,” oh my! Summer is officially here and it´s that time of year again: with warm weather comes an increase in tendinitis, stress fractures, and other injuries that can be attributed to America´s favorite summer footwear. Whatever you choose to call them, flip...

2012-03-10 08:00:00

Sandal and flip flop season can cause feet, lower leg and back problems in women because when the snow melts, sandals and flip flops are the footwear of choice. Dr. Steven L. Rosenberg, CEO of Foot Products Enterprises Inc., launches a unique arch support product that sticks in the arch of all sandals and flip flops any style making it foot friendly, Instant Arches ® for Sandals and Flip Flops Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Sandal and flip flop season can cause feet, lower leg...

2011-07-11 18:06:00

MADERA, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the coming months, Afghan children will be provided with shoes and flip flops by a United States Marine on active duty. Jon Ginn is a Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt). He is serving with 3rd Battalion 4th Marines in their weapons company. He is stationed in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. Before his departure, he and his wife Renee believed that there was a specific purpose for his deployment in addition to what was mission specific. Upon his...

2009-06-02 04:06:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Flip-flops are synonymous with summer and as the June solstice marks the official first day of this long-awaited season, its time to bare feet to the rest of the world. But this summer icon has gotten a bad rap lately with studies showing flip-flops are responsible for altering gait to the point of creating aches and pains all over the body. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090602/NYFNSI01) What if there was a pair of...

2008-11-28 15:29:19

Officials in England's Torbay Council said police outside of area nightclubs will soon be handing out free flip-flops to women too drunk to walk in heels. Safer Communities Torbay, a partnership involving police, Torbay Council and the Local Education Authority, said the free flip-flops are part of a $60,000 program aimed at preventing alcohol-related harm, The Daily Mail reported Friday. Officials said the rubber flip-flops, which bear printed messages about safe drinking, will be given out...

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Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'