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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...

2013-03-23 23:04:26

The Disparti Law Group, P.A., joins brain injury advocacy groups in pointing out that traumatic brain injury (TBI) often results from car crashes, slip-and-fall accidents, athletic events and playground incidents. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 Florida personal injury attorney Larry Disparti said today that the observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March is an opportune time to reflect upon the fact that “traumatic brain injury,” or TBI, often results from preventable...

2013-03-20 23:04:43

Carmel-area residents who have a physician referral for physical therapy or pain from an accident, sports injury or even just everyday activities now have a new resource with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy at 912 S. Rangeline Road. Carmel, IN (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Carmel-area residents who have a physician referral for physical therapy or pain from an accident, sports injury or even just everyday activities now have a new resource with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy...

2013-03-13 23:02:21

The Michigan personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. (http://www.BuckfireLaw.com) are proud to announce their 2nd annual Detroit Tigers Tickets Giveaway to TBI and SCI victims. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 The Michigan personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are proud to announce their 2nd annual Buckfire & Buckfire Detroit Tigers Tickets Giveaway. The accident firm will be donating tickets to traumatic brain...

2013-03-10 23:00:22

According to Boston.com, a Massachusetts teenager and her parents should receive more than $100 million, including interest, from Johnson and Johnson and its McNeil-PPC Inc. subsidiary. A Plymouth Superior Court jury ruled in favor of Samantha, a 7-year-old at her time of injury, who suffered a life-threatening drug reaction which resulted in the loss of most of her skin. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 According to Boston.com, a Massachusetts teenager and her parents should...

2013-03-09 23:01:32

Ken Harrell, a Charleston accident lawyer, says serious brain injury is a sudden and devastating condition that most families will need legal assistance to cope with. North Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Charleston personal injury lawyer Ken Harrell today offered Joye Law Firm´s support to the Brain Injury Association of America´s designation of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, saying its “Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone” theme is on the mark. “At Joye...

2013-03-08 23:01:57

The Michigan brain injury attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. focus on National Brain Injury Awareness Month to educate public on traumatic brain injury from an accident. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and its network of state affiliates is launching a year-long, nationwide, education and advocacy campaign in recognition of March being Brain Injury Awareness Month. The goal of the campaign is to build public awareness...


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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