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2013-05-09 16:26:03

--Download injury prevention tips brochure at www.acceleratedrehab.com-- CHICAGO, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers has launched a program to evaluate young baseball players' throwing technique to help improve their pitching form and mechanics, which could help keep them injury free.   The Accelerated Video Throwing Analysis identifies deficiencies that could put them at risk of shoulder and arm injuries later in their playing careers.  Using...

2013-05-01 23:04:49

This week on the MOCNYC.com´s NBA Injury Report, based on data from NBA.com, features the injury of Westbrook, who is out of the playoffs for the first time in his career. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 During the playoffs in the past week, we witnessed many turning points. The attention of Manhattan Orthopedic Care Team was captured by the injury of Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard. Westbrook underwent surgery on Saturday after he tore the lateral...

Amusement Rides Injure More Than 4,000 Children Each Year In The US
2013-05-01 07:29:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children and adults alike love the adrenaline rush that comes with amusement rides. However, while these racers, twisters, spinners and droppers can send a wave of exciting emotions running through the body, they can be dangerous as well. According to new research from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children´s Hospital (NCH), nearly 93,000 children were treated in US emergency rooms between 1990 and...

2013-04-26 23:02:13

MOCNYC´s NBA Injury Report, based on data from NBA.com, highlights the most influential injuries in the NBA this week. For the LA Lakers, injuries to Bryant and Nash maybe crucial in the Playoffs. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Two of Lakers leading players are injured, based on data from NBA.com and ESPN.com. Manhattan Orthopaedic Care offers detailed NBA injury watch analysis. As they move to the playoffs, the NBA games bring a lot of dramatic moments for the LA Lakers. The team...

2013-04-26 16:21:31

Young athletes may be at risk for throwing injuries during summer baseball season CHICAGO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As summer draws near, little league baseball and softball teams are starting to form all across the country. Overuse injuries are increasingly common in young athletes, particularly those involved in throwing sports, including baseball.  To help young athletes minimize injury this summer, Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine experts offer their...

2013-04-18 08:30:27

Investigational Treatment for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to be Studied in Phase I Trial Later This Year BANGKOK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Besins Healthcare (Besins) and Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL), a global leader in hormonal products, announced today that they have completed a licensing agreement to use SNBL's proprietary intranasal drug delivery system, Muco(TM) System, to further develop its BHR-310 investigational agent containing progesterone for...

2013-04-12 12:58:13

Returning veterans with major limb injuries Veterans who sustained major limb injuries during combat reported little improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health problems up to 2 years post injury, according to research presented today. In contrast, pain showed the most improvement 3-6 months after acute hospitalization, and then leveled off after 1 year. The investigative team, led by Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, MPH, reported...

2013-03-26 20:22:07

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Basketball season is in full effect and orthopaedic surgeons want athletes and other basketball enthusiasts across the country to follow the proper safety guidelines to avoid a visit to the emergency room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), nearly 1.5 million basketball injuries, in children and adults were reported in 2011. Ankles sprains, knee injuries and foot fractures are some of the most common...

2013-03-25 12:21:21

The Bellevue, Wash.-based physical therapy clinic provides a new program to prevent the common ACL injury in at-risk athletes. BELLEVUE, Wash., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), located in the middle of the knee, often represents an athlete's worst nightmare. A torn ACL is one of the most common sports-related injuries, in sports like soccer, where players often engage in quick changes of direction. Sports Reaction Center (SRC), a...

2013-03-23 23:04:26

The Disparti Law Group, P.A., joins brain injury advocacy groups in pointing out that traumatic brain injury (TBI) often results from car crashes, slip-and-fall accidents, athletic events and playground incidents. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 Florida personal injury attorney Larry Disparti said today that the observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March is an opportune time to reflect upon the fact that “traumatic brain injury,” or TBI, often results from preventable...


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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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