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2013-05-30 23:15:30

Top-ranked institution to develop comprehensive health and wellness guidelines for professional and recreational tennis players in the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The USTA announced today that The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City has been named the exclusive medical services provider and hospital of the USTA and the US Open. In addition to providing on-site clinical care for tennis professionals competing in the US Open, Mount Sinai´s team of medical experts will...

Marijuana May Help Protect, Heal Brain Cells
2013-05-30 16:21:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Tel Aviv University has found that THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana, can protect the brain from cognitive damage, especially following injury. Medical marijuana has been found to be beneficial in treating pain, insomnia and lack of appetite, but this study has found that THC also helps the brain protect itself before and after an injury. Professor Yosef Sarne at Tel Aviv University's Adelson...

2013-05-29 23:26:37

MOCNYC´s NBA Injury Watch, based on data from NBA.com, analyzes the injury of Mario Chalmers, whose shoulder sourness might be a disadvantage for Miami´s hopes of reaching the NBA finals. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Miami Heat are determined to reach the finals and defend their title. They lead 2:1 in the series with an excellent performance so far, despite LeBron's Game 2 hiccup. Getting closer to the finals adds more pressure on teams. They need their best players to...

2013-05-27 23:03:47

St. Louis, MO based personal injury lawyers are now reviewing claims against Intuitive Surgical for complications and deaths allegedly related to robotic equipment. Call 1-800-MED-LAWS for a free consultation. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 The personal injury lawyers, Page Bradley, are now reviewing claims related to surgical complications allegedly caused by the da Vinci Surgical System. The firm is providing free legal consultations for patients and their families regarding...

2013-05-24 23:33:35

MOCNYC´s NBA Injury Watch, based on data from NBA.com, draws special attention to injury of David West, who was out of practice before the Game 1 against Miami Heat. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 As the NBA Conference finals are getting into full steam, NBA fans are placing themselves in front of the TV waiting for the remarkable show. However, Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals begins with concerns regarding Indiana Pacers forward David West. This Monday, West was limited...

2013-05-24 23:16:13

To Brace or Not to Brace, KORT Physical Therapist and Chevy Chase Clinic Director, Stephen Karam, PT, DPT answers the question. Prophylactic bracing is one of many things experts have come up with to help the athlete stay in the game, but do they work? Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Being an athlete carries with it the risk that an injury is one play away. And for years, athletes, doctors and trainers have been coming up with new methods to help prevent injuries form occurring in...

2013-05-22 23:04:27

Emergency medical practitioners train to respond to both adult and pediatric emergencies, and the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program specifically provides instruction, education and resources for quality care for the youngest patients. May 22 is recognized as Emergency Medical Services for Children Day. Versailles, Ky. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Recent tragedies including the Oklahoma tornado, the Boston Marathon bombings and the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut all...

2013-05-15 23:30:34

Observational Study by Neurological Wellness Center Physicians Confirms Significant Recoveries with Perispinal Etanercept Administered Years After the Injury. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Neurological Recovery Guide and Neurological Wellness Center have been facilitating recovery from TBI since 2010.This research published in the Journal BMC Neuroscience and available online finds; "The TBI induced cerebral ischemia, neurological motor deficits,and increased numbers of microglia-TNF-alpha double...

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...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin