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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

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

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.

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.

2013-04-12 12:58:13

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.

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


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.