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2013-09-09 23:24:16

The New Post-Op Knee Brace Represents the Ultimate in Innovation and High-Tech Support for Knee Instability and Post-Operative Recovery Concord, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Game Ready®, the leader in active compression and cold therapy technology for injury treatment and post-operative recovery, today announced it is expanding its robust product line with the launch of the Kineta™ and Kineta™ Cool Post-Op Knee Braces. The product, which will be available to patients through...

2013-09-07 23:00:43

Atlanta’s Best-in-Class Partners in Sports Medicine have joined forces with Fusionetics to create FusionATL, the first U.S. Fitness and Training Center singularly focused on sports performance and sports injury prevention for athletes at all levels and ages. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 For years, advanced technology and training facilities have been open largely to elite professional and college athletes. In 2011, Fusionetics, the leading provider of sports performance...

2013-09-04 23:01:17

Denver personal injury lawyer, Peter W. Burg, promotes the launch of Burg Simpson's Touchdowns For Craig Hospital 2013. The Burg Simpson law firm is committed to helping raise funds to support survivors of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is pleased to announce the launch of Touchdowns for Craig 2013 – a fundraiser on behalf of Denver’s world-renowned Craig Hospital. Every time...

2013-09-03 23:01:44

Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS Named Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Outstanding Alumnus of 2013 Evansville, IN (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 ProRehab is proud to announce that Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS, Director of ProRehab and the University of Evansville’s Sports Residency Program was named Outstanding Alumnus of 2013 by Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) during their August 3 Commencement Ceremony. Dr. Plisky, who is a practicing...

2013-08-30 23:03:03

The first federal trial in the multidistrict litigation for DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s metal-on-metal hip implant is to begin in Cleveland on September 9, reports Parker Waichman LLP. The national law firm offers legal advice to patients implanted with DePuy’s all-metal hips who experience injury or harm, or an unusually early need for revision surgery, allegedly due to device failure. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to...

2013-08-29 23:31:00

Physical therapist Matt Mikesh with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group offers tips about exercises that can cause more harm than good. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Exercising is a crucial factor in maintaining a healthy body and mind. This is a commonly known fact and 76% of American adults report that they engage in regular physical activity. Yet according to physical therapist specialist Matt Mikesh with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group,...

2013-08-28 23:03:44

Residents of Orland Park who are dealing with pain from an injury, accident, or everyday activity now have a new resource for physical therapy with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy located at 14700 S. LaGrange Road, Unit A. Orland Park, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Residents of Orland Park who are dealing with pain from an injury, accident, or everyday activity now have a new resource for physical therapy with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy located at 14700 S. LaGrange...

2013-08-21 23:28:46

FastCare, a leading provider of emergency walk in clinics in South Florida, announces new guidelines for patients who want to avoid the long waits and expenses of the Emergency Room. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 When accidents happen it is sometimes hard to judge how serious they are. Obviously, if the accident involves significant blood loss or extensive burns, or if the injured person is unconscious, they must be taken to the Emergency Room immediately. If there is any doubt at all...

2013-08-20 17:08:56

A new study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience demonstrates that Chinese herbal medicine Ji-Sui-Kang (JSK), given systemically for three weeks after injury in rats, improved locomotor function, reduced tissue damage, and preserved the structure of neural cells compared to control rats. The report also includes data showing that JSK may first act to reduce inflammation and cell apoptosis and death, and boost local oxygen supply while, later on, it appears to restore function...

2013-08-15 23:29:26

According to sports medicine specialist Dr. Victor Khabie, while you might tear your Achilles tendon while walking or stepping in a hole, an Achilles tendon rupture is an injury that is most common in explosive sports that involve lots of running and jumping and especially sudden starts, stops and changes of direction at speed. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Millions of basketball fans watching the Los Angeles Lakers play the Golden State Warriors at the end of the 2013 regular season...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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2010-12-03 16:24:27

A goaltender mask, referred to a goalie mask, is worn by an ice hockey, inline hockey, and field hockey goaltenders in order to protect them from injury. In 1959, Jacques Plante was the first to create and use a practical mask. It was made of fiberglass that was contoured to his face although it eventually morphed into a helmet/cage combination. However, the single full fiberglass mask is much more popular option due to its safety. This mask changed the way goaltenders played since it...

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