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As ACL injuries end the seasons of many current and prospective NFL players, Sports Reaction Center offers a cutting-edge program that reduces an athlete’s risk of injury. Bellevue,
A research team led by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis, reveals that childhood gunshot injuries, while uncommon, are more severe, require more major surgery, have greater mortality and higher per-patient costs than any other mechanism for childhood injury – particularly among adolescent males.
KORT Physical Therapy program identifies problem areas and helps prevent injury.
In late summer and early fall when youth and college sports begin, it's a similar refrain: a star on the varsity basketball team tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and is out for the season after surgery.
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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...
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...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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