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2013-09-18 23:19:53

Disability lawyer to professional athletes, Frank N.

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.


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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