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2013-07-29 23:25:22

As orthopaedic procedures enter an era of biological treatments, Dr. Michael J. McDermott of Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO) http://www.srortho.com, offers his patients the latest in non-invasive orthopaedic procedures. Dr. McDermott is currently exploring the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections as a treatment that many famous athletes and others are turning to in order to relieve pain, heal previous injuries and return quickly to competition. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013...

2013-07-27 23:04:17

KORT Physical Therapy offers solutions to swimmer's shoulder. Swimming is a popular exercise option especially this time of year, but as with any form of exercise, there is risk of injury if not done correctly. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Swimming is a popular exercise option especially this time of year, but as with any form of exercise, there is risk of injury if not done correctly. Between 40 and 90% of swimmers complain of shoulder pain. The shoulder is a very mobile...

2013-07-26 23:20:23

The law firm of d’Oliveira & Associates has issued a new infographic on mesothelioma. The firm works with some of the more experienced attorneys in the country who are filing asbestos lawsuits. (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that most often occurs in the lungs. The most common cause of this disease is the inhalation of asbestos. This material was once widely used in the construction and manufacturing industries. It has been used to fireproof,...

2013-07-26 11:40:47

'See-saw' molecule may offer clues to potential therapies in the long-term More than 11,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries each year, and since over a quarter of those injuries are due to falls, the number is likely to rise as the population ages. The reason so many of those injuries are permanently disabling is that the human body lacks the capacity to regenerate nerve fibers. The best our bodies can do is route the surviving tissue around the injury site. "It's like a detour...

Cities Safer Than Rural Areas
2013-07-23 10:45:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite having higher average homicide rates, cities tend to be safer than rural areas, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota. The researchers came to their somewhat counter-intuitive conclusion by looking at county-level data for all injury deaths across the US from 1999 to 2006, excluding the September 11 terrorist attacks. "Cars, guns and drugs are the unholy trinity...

2013-07-11 13:21:27

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) surgery is a common knee injury procedure, but the overall incidence rate of having to go through it again within 24 months is 6 times greater than someone who has never had an ACL tear, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. "In our study, female athletes after ACLR demonstrated more than four times greater rate of injury within 24...

2013-07-09 23:28:48

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries, occurring in people of all ages, both athletes and non-athletes. Leading Orthopaedist Dr. Stuart Styles provides tips for understanding torn meniscus treatment. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Knee problems send almost 20 million people to a doctor's office each year. Injuries to the knees are common to all sports and cumulative wear and tear on the knee sends large numbers of older people to doctors' offices as well. “The...

2013-07-09 23:22:38

Mahir Reiss, a physical therapy professional, is speaking out on effective ways for athletes to prevent injury. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Mahir Reiss is a veteran physical therapist who regularly uses his knowledge to help athletes prevent and recover from injury. Now, Dr. Reiss is lending his support to a new article that details some important strategies that any athlete should use in order to prevent injury. Regardless of whether the individual is a “weekend warrior”...


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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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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