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2013-03-20 23:04:43

Carmel-area residents who have a physician referral for physical therapy or pain from an accident, sports injury or even just everyday activities now have a new resource with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy at 912 S. Rangeline Road. Carmel, IN (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Carmel-area residents who have a physician referral for physical therapy or pain from an accident, sports injury or even just everyday activities now have a new resource with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy...

2013-03-14 20:21:27

KANSAS CITY, Kan., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans are familiar with common injuries sustained by male athletes because of the heavy year-round media coverage of men's sports. But as the tournament season for women's basketball gets underway, many people may be interested to learn that potential injury risks for female athletes differ from their male counterparts. "Women are more likely to have a different set of injuries playing basketball due to inherent differences in...

2013-03-13 23:02:21

The Michigan personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. (http://www.BuckfireLaw.com) are proud to announce their 2nd annual Detroit Tigers Tickets Giveaway to TBI and SCI victims. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 The Michigan personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are proud to announce their 2nd annual Buckfire & Buckfire Detroit Tigers Tickets Giveaway. The accident firm will be donating tickets to traumatic brain...

2013-03-10 23:00:22

According to Boston.com, a Massachusetts teenager and her parents should receive more than $100 million, including interest, from Johnson and Johnson and its McNeil-PPC Inc. subsidiary. A Plymouth Superior Court jury ruled in favor of Samantha, a 7-year-old at her time of injury, who suffered a life-threatening drug reaction which resulted in the loss of most of her skin. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 According to Boston.com, a Massachusetts teenager and her parents should...

2013-03-09 23:01:32

Ken Harrell, a Charleston accident lawyer, says serious brain injury is a sudden and devastating condition that most families will need legal assistance to cope with. North Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Charleston personal injury lawyer Ken Harrell today offered Joye Law Firm´s support to the Brain Injury Association of America´s designation of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, saying its “Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone” theme is on the mark. “At Joye...

2013-03-08 23:01:57

The Michigan brain injury attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. focus on National Brain Injury Awareness Month to educate public on traumatic brain injury from an accident. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and its network of state affiliates is launching a year-long, nationwide, education and advocacy campaign in recognition of March being Brain Injury Awareness Month. The goal of the campaign is to build public awareness...

2013-03-06 23:02:53

Whiplash is one of the most common and well-known symptoms caused by motor vehicle accidents. For the month of March, SF Custom Chiropractic will be raising awareness for motor vehicle accident- induced whiplash by providing free consultations to individuals who have recently been in a car accident. san francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 In the United States, more than 3 million people experience whiplash each year. Whiplash is characterized by a sudden distortion of the neck resulting in...

2013-03-01 11:56:04

A study by a Simon Fraser University researcher shows British Columbia has much higher traffic death rates than most northern European countries. Comparisons to the safest country, the Netherlands, suggest B.C. could reduce the number of traffic deaths by more than 200 per year. It also found that fatality and injury risks varied by travel mode. “Many studies have shown that overall, considering both potential physical activity benefits and injury risks, cycling and walking are on...

Older Adults More Likely To Sustain Severe Injuries In Motorcycle Crashes
2013-02-07 08:49:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Motorcycling has been dramatically increasing in popularity for the over-50 crowd for years, with one in four bikers in 2003 being over-the-hill. Along with this surge in popularity, has come a hefty price. A report in the journal Injury Prevention has found that older motorcycle enthusiasts are three times more likely to be hospitalized after a crash than younger bikers. The report found that as motorcycle accidents have steadily...

2013-01-31 23:03:13

Serious concerns about Pradaxa´s side effects are underscored by the FDA´s new warning that the blood thinner should not be used to prevent stroke or blood clots in patients with mechanical heart valves, says Driscoll of The Driscoll Firm, P.C. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 John J. Driscoll, a nationally recognized attorney representing drug injury victims, today urged patients to read the U.S. Food and Drug Administration´s recent warning about the prescription...


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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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