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2013-08-28 23:03:44

Residents of Orland Park 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

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.

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.

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

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

A preliminary study found that drinkers of malt liquors and high-alcohol beers like Steel Reserve were more prevalent in the emergency room than drinkers of regular beers.

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

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.

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

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

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


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...

45_b0b7e0e3a195fd514b87c712283cfceb
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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