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Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS Named Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Outstanding Alumnus of 2013 Evansville, IN (PRWEB) September 03, 2013
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.
Physical therapist Matt Mikesh with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group offers tips about exercises that can cause more harm than good. Carmel,
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
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.
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.
According to sports medicine specialist Dr.
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
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.
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.
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...
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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