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2014-06-30 23:13:17

KORT Physical Therapy, the Largest FMS Certified Provider in KY, is helping reduce risk of injury by using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Tests. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Anyone who plays a sport or exercises does not need a crystal ball to tell them that injuries are possible. Using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) tests, physical therapists at KORT Physical Therapy can look into a patient's future and see an injury before it happens. “The FMS is a 7...

2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old Striker Jozy Altidore fell to the ground in the Americans’ World Cup opener against Ghana, he was felled by the most common injury in all of sports. Contact sports such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball, and soccer all see their share of hamstring injuries as do non-contact sports such as marathon running, tennis and even bowling....

2014-06-27 23:09:15

Prevent Child Injury announces week to promote injury prevention. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Unintentional injury accounts for 40% of the child deaths in the United States. That’s more than cancer, heart disease, and asthma combined. But childhood injuries are predictable, preventable, and personal – everyone has the ability to help reduce the number of these injuries right now. Prevent Child Injury, a national group of injury prevention organizations and professionals around the United...

2014-06-25 23:05:46

Find out if you're using concussion management best practices. Join the Concussion Health community today and receive a 50 percent discount. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Through its ongoing collaboration with physicians and clinical specialists, Concussion Health has gathered a comprehensive list of frequently asked clinical questions regarding the current assessment and treatment of patients suffering from concussions, dizziness and balance disorders. With the growing...

2014-06-25 10:25:31

Ohio State University Study in mice suggests immune cells fail to activate key messenger needed for repair In the complex environment of a spinal cord injury, researchers have found that immune cells in the central nervous system of elderly mice fail to activate an important signaling pathway, dramatically lowering chances for repair after injury. These studies were the first to show that spinal cord injuries are more severe in elderly mice than in young adults, corroborating...

2014-06-23 08:27:35

Conference attendees discuss designer drugs and injuries NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Designer drugs and other trends in drug overdose" will be the focus of one session at an annual meeting of over 1,000 disease detectives from around the country. Epidemiologists will gather at the annual meeting of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), a national association of public health disease detectives. This session, taking place...

2014-06-20 23:03:30

Jupiter, Florida based equine company, Cytowave, is under investigation by the F.E.I regarding a new technology designed to accelerate injury repair. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Jupiter-based equine therapy company, Cytowave, was recently affected by an F.E.I. evaluation regarding a new technology designed to accelerate injury repair. Several recently successful riders and trainers are currently using a new technology called Cytowave Equine Therapy to accelerate the repair of...

2014-06-16 12:26:37

Northwestern Medicine sports medicine expert offers injury prevention tips for throwing athletes CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer approaching, youth baseball and softball leagues are getting into full swing across the Chicago area. As these leagues become increasingly competitive, training and conditioning takes on even greater importance for young athletes. Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine specialist Sakina Kadakia, MD, offers her expertise on...

2014-06-11 16:24:30

Youth safety is a personal matter for hurler following his 2013 injury NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alex Cobb, the baseball pitcher who narrowly escaped serious injury from a line drive comebacker in a game last summer, is teaming up with isoBLOX to endorse the new isoBLOX® Skull Cap With Impact Protection(TM) for youth baseball and softball. Custom-made for boys and girls ages six to young adult, the isoBLOX Skull Cap is constructed with isoBLOX...

2014-06-10 23:06:45

The 2014 World Cup is fast approaching and everyone is wondering if Ronaldo will be able to play for Portugal, says Darras. Now is a great time for players to double check their disability insurance coverage protection. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Cristiano Ronaldo recently suffered a muscle injury to his left thigh and has now been diagnosed with tendinosis. Unlike tendonitis, which is an inflammation of the tendon, tendinosis is caused by chronic overuse and means damage to the...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.