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2013-05-09 23:50:05

Leading orthopaedist Dr. Jeffrey Yormak emphasizes preventive tips for injury-free softball play. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Does anything signify spring more than a youngster grabbing a bat, ball and mitt and heading for the baseball or softball diamond? Since Little League Softball was established in 1974, the sport has enjoyed growing popularity and today more than 360,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 18 play on 25,000 Little League teams worldwide. Many thousands more play on...

2013-05-01 23:04:49

This week on the MOCNYC.com´s NBA Injury Report, based on data from NBA.com, features the injury of Westbrook, who is out of the playoffs for the first time in his career. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 During the playoffs in the past week, we witnessed many turning points. The attention of Manhattan Orthopedic Care Team was captured by the injury of Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard. Westbrook underwent surgery on Saturday after he tore the lateral...

Amusement Rides Injure More Than 4,000 Children Each Year In The US
2013-05-01 07:29:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children and adults alike love the adrenaline rush that comes with amusement rides. However, while these racers, twisters, spinners and droppers can send a wave of exciting emotions running through the body, they can be dangerous as well. According to new research from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children´s Hospital (NCH), nearly 93,000 children were treated in US emergency rooms between 1990 and...

2013-04-26 23:02:13

MOCNYC´s NBA Injury Report, based on data from NBA.com, highlights the most influential injuries in the NBA this week. For the LA Lakers, injuries to Bryant and Nash maybe crucial in the Playoffs. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Two of Lakers leading players are injured, based on data from NBA.com and ESPN.com. Manhattan Orthopaedic Care offers detailed NBA injury watch analysis. As they move to the playoffs, the NBA games bring a lot of dramatic moments for the LA Lakers. The team...

2013-04-12 12:58:13

Returning veterans with major limb injuries Veterans who sustained major limb injuries during combat reported little improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health problems up to 2 years post injury, according to research presented today. In contrast, pain showed the most improvement 3-6 months after acute hospitalization, and then leveled off after 1 year. The investigative team, led by Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, MPH, reported...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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