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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...

2013-08-15 23:24:57

KORT, the largest physical therapy and sports medicine provider in Kentucky, is now the largest certified FMS provider in the state helping student athletes stay in the game and avoid injury through a specialized movement and screening system. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 KORT, the largest physical therapy and sports medicine provider in Kentucky, is now the largest certified FMS provider in the state helping student athletes stay in the game and avoid injury through a...

ER Injuries Related To Malt Liquor And Strong Beer
2013-08-15 12:01:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A preliminary study at a Baltimore hospital found that drinkers of hard liquors and high-alcohol beers like Steel Reserve were more prevalent in the emergency room than drinkers of regular beers. “Recent studies reveal that nearly a third of injury visits to Level I trauma centers were alcohol-related and frequently a result of heavy drinking,” said lead study author David Jernigan, a director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and...

Chronic Pain Management Training Should Be Required For All Doctors
2013-08-13 05:17:43

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most doctors are trained and well-equipped to treat acute pain, or pain that results from an injury and will subside with treatment, but few doctors are trained to address chronic pain. A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds that of the 117 US and Canadian medical schools, only four US medical schools put a required course for pain management on the schedule for medical students. Chronic pain is a growing issue with more...

2013-08-07 23:17:30

Sports Injury Predictor provides fantasy football players an edge through injury probability for all NFL players that is updated weekly. (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 New website and app offer insight into NFL players’ chance of injury, rate of recuperation and more. Sports Injury Predictor, an offering that provides fantasy football fans with insight into NFL players’ likelihood of injury, launched today as a website with an app soon to follow. The new tool features probability scores,...

2013-08-06 23:02:39

Residents of Greenfield 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 4749 S. 76th Street. Greenfield, WI (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Residents of Greenfield 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 4749 S. 76th Street. The new...

2013-08-02 23:04:14

MOCNYC.com's Tennis Injury Watch, based on the injury analysis of world best tennis players, brings out the most common injuries and shares advice for early prevention New York, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 With the growing popularity of tennis as a sport, the number of people practicing it as hobby has increased. But, tennis lovers are generally not fully aware how harmful this sport might be, as this sport might cause unpleasant swells and pain if people don't follow the basic...

2013-07-31 23:22:35

CDA provides helpful information for safe oral health. Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Being at the peak of the summer weather, parents and children often take advantage of the warm season by enjoying more recreational sports and outdoor activities, which can increase injury potential for the teeth and mouth. For safe oral health all year long, and especially during this season, CDA is offering helpful tips to avoid oral injuries and dental emergencies. While enjoying popular...


Latest injury Reference Libraries

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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