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2013-09-17 23:26:24

Allegheny Health Network and Robert Morris University, both based in Pittsburgh, PA have entered a new partnership that establishes Allegheny Sports Medicine, the sports medicine division of

2013-09-11 23:00:32

The largest study of computed tomographic (CT) scans taken in emergency departments across the country for children with head injuries describes the prevalence of "incidental findings"

2013-09-10 23:21:23

According to statistics provided by NOCC, each year over 15,000 women die from ovarian cancer.

2013-09-09 23:24:16

The New Post-Op Knee Brace Represents the Ultimate in Innovation and High-Tech Support for Knee Instability and Post-Operative Recovery Concord, CA (PRWEB) September

2013-09-07 23:00:43

Atlanta’s Best-in-Class Partners in Sports Medicine have joined forces with Fusionetics to create FusionATL, the first U.S.

2013-09-04 23:01:17

Denver personal injury lawyer, Peter W. Burg, promotes the launch of Burg Simpson's Touchdowns For Craig Hospital 2013.

2013-09-03 23:01:44

Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS Named Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Outstanding Alumnus of 2013 Evansville, IN (PRWEB) September 03, 2013

2013-08-30 23:03:03

The first federal trial in the multidistrict litigation for DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s metal-on-metal hip implant is to begin in Cleveland on September 9, reports Parker Waichman LLP.

2013-08-29 23:31:00

Physical therapist Matt Mikesh with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group offers tips about exercises that can cause more harm than good. Carmel,


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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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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