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2012-09-19 02:25:17

RAYNHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As official sports medicine sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), DePuy Mitek, Inc. has launched a national Sports Injury Prevention Program to educate parents, coaches and young athletes about the importance of preventing sports-related injuries. The Sports Injury Prevention Program - including FIFA's 11+ - consists of soccer clinics in 16 U.S. cities featuring appearances by former and current U.S. National Team players and a local sports...

2012-09-13 06:30:59

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that its neural stem cells were part of a study, "Long-Distance Growth and Connectivity of Neural Stem Cells After Severe Spinal Cord Injury: Cell-Intrinsic Mechanisms Overcome Spinal Inhibition," published online today in a leading scientific journal CELL (http://www.cell.com/current). In the study, rats with surgically transected spinal cords, which rendered them permanently and completely paraplegic,...

2012-09-12 23:04:19

In autumn, homeowners´ thoughts turn to outdoor cleanup. Typical fall cleanup tasks such as raking, pruning, and cleaning gutters can cause muscle strain, back pain, repetitive motion injuries, tendonitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome, and other injuries and accidents. Lou Paradise, pain management expert and president and chief of research at Topical BioMedics, offers safety tips to help avoid pain and injuries. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Now that the kids are back in...

2012-09-06 02:27:46

RAYNHAM, Mass., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DePuy Mitek, Inc., the official sports medicine sponsor of the International Association of Federation Football's 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), is launching a Sports Injury Prevention Program to educate parents, coaches and young athletes about the importance of preventing sports-related injuries. The Sports Injury Prevention Program will provide information and tools -- including FIFA's 11+ -- for preventing sports-related injuries with free...

2012-09-04 11:52:43

New insights on cardiac pathology reported in the American Journal of Pathology Cardiac injury leads to significant structural changes in the heart, including enlargement, excess formation of fibrous growth tissue, and abnormalities of the coronary vasculature. While associated factors have been targeted for therapeutic intervention, the results have been conflicting. Most studies have investigated these changes after six days of injury. However, advanced stages of remodeling have already...

2012-08-31 10:20:38

Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation. A study published today in Current Biology details how an international team of researchers led by Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) discovered the mechanism, which shuts down the signal triggering the body's initial inflammatory response to injury. When the body suffers a wound or abrasion, white blood cells, or...

2012-08-29 23:02:20

Boys Town provides parents with tips to lighten the load in children's backpacks to prevent possible injury. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Boys Town today announced strategies to prevent your children from developing an injury due to an overloaded backpack. The national child and healthcare organization, started over 90 years ago, is a leader in parenting advice. As your children head back to school, it is important to make sure they are properly carrying their school supplies in...

2012-08-23 06:26:03

8-10 a.m. each Saturday, Aug. 25-Nov. 10 GULF BREEZE, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Student athletes concerned about an injury will now have access to free injury evaluations by an orthopaedic physician on Saturdays at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. The "Student-Athlete Injury Clinic" will be available each Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m., Aug. 25-Nov. 10. No appointment is necessary. The clinic is open to student athletes, ages five...

2012-08-16 23:01:32

As Little League Baseball World Series players and coaches warm up for the games, medical personnel work as a team behind the scenes exercising a strategy that has been perfected over decades. Susquehanna Health´s (SH) Dr. John Boll, assistant director of the Williamsport Family Medicine Residency program, serves as medical director for the 2012 Little League Baseball World Series and supervises the team of medical professionals who provide healthcare to athletes, coaches and umpires in...

2012-08-14 10:23:51

KENNETT SQUARE, Penn., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UNEQUAL® Technologies, the leading provider of athletic protection gear fused with patented military-grade composites, today announced a new partnership with the NFL's St. Louis Rams. Rams players will be 'armored-up' with the full suite of Unequal's EXO Skeleton® products, including girdles, rib protectors, Footbeds®, and CRT(TM) - supplemental helmet protective pads, and insoles. "We are thrilled to partner with...


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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