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2012-12-20 05:01:56

High hip strength associated with low handicaps; low hip flexibility associated with back pain. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Somax Performance Institute, the world leader in analyzing, measuring and improving the golf swing, is proud to announce three new golf strength and flexibility tests that yield better, more relevant data for golfers. “The conventional sit-and-reach flexibility test has nothing to do with golf,” says Institute President Bob Prichard. “The...

2012-09-24 23:00:11

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies, is in favor of consolidation of lawsuits against Biomet, notwithstanding the opposition of the company. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 An attorney for the Rottenstein Law Group attended the conference of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation held on Thursday in lower Manhattan to address the merits of...

2012-09-14 23:04:01

"Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 "Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. The labrum is a fibrocartilaginous rim which attaches to the acetabulum cavity (This is where the hip joint is located). Its job...

2012-08-12 23:01:06

Experienced player amazed to see his forehand speed surpass 90 mph after just 12 minutes on the Somax Power Hip Trainer. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Somax Performance Institute (web http://www.swing-speed.com), the world leader in analyzing and improving stroke mechanics, has just posted a new video that shows a Swiss tennis player increasing his forehand racquet speed 19 mph in 12 minutes with the Somax Power Hip Trainer ( http://www.swing-speed.com/tennis.php ) The reason the...

2012-07-16 06:29:17

( Ivanhoe Newswire) — They run, they push and they Win! But for many athletes competing this summer, the sport could leave them with serious injuries. Now, a common, painful hip condition in elite athletes may be able to be repaired with an improved surgical technique. The labrum is a type of cartilage that surrounds the socket of ball-and-socket joints. Active athletes are at risk for labral tears because of the extremes of motion imposed by training and competition, but researchers...

2012-06-26 23:04:06

Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Complaints to the FDA in 2011 Far Outpaced Those Associated with Other Types of Hip Implants. FDA Advisory Panel Set to Meet Tomorrow to Discuss the Safety of Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Systems. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the legal rights of people injured by defective hip implants, was disturbed by a recent U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) report revealing that...

2012-05-29 23:00:17

"Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 "Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. The labrum is a fibrocartilaginous rim which attaches to the acetabulum cavity (This is where the hip joint is located). Its...

2012-05-12 23:00:26

Ennis & Ennis P.A. Announces Free Nationwide Consultations to Patients Who Have Suffered Fosamax Femur Fractures or Osteonecrosis of the Jaw as FDA Confirms Long-Term Use of Fosamax Weakens Bones (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 According to an FDA review of biphosphonates published on May 9, 2012 in the New England Journal of Medicine, long term use of these drugs, commonly known as Boniva or Fosamax, could lead to weakened bones. In these cases, women suffered Fosamax side effects including...

2012-05-04 23:01:03

According to court documents, on April 2nd, 2012, a Madison County woman, Mary Bond, filed a lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court (case no. 12-L-410) alleging that her Wright Profemur Hip Replacement popped out of its socket and caused further damage to her leg. Subsequently, she was fitted with an abduction brace that she must wear 24 hours a day. The Wright Medical Profemur Total Hip System is a line of hip replacement implants designed and manufactured by Wright Medical Technology. The...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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