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2014-02-11 08:34:03

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for PM&R announces the 2014 winter cycle recipients of research grant awards in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation Neil Segal, MD (University of Iowa) will receive the Ossur Prosthetic / Orthotic Research Grant for his study on the effect of arch orthoses on tibial rotation and tibiofemoral contact stress. Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis is one of the most common disabling conditions in the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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