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Latest injury Stories

2014-10-14 23:00:43

Young baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at risk for a newly identified overuse injury that can impede normal shoulder development and lead to additional problems,

2014-09-25 23:06:38

With the recent hamstring injury of Arian Foster that put him out of play, Fasciologist Ashley Black is exploring the root cause of these problems, which is likely affected by fascia.

2014-09-10 23:03:44

Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment

2014-09-07 23:00:38

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report

2014-08-29 08:22:59

Northwestern Medicine expert warns against sport specificity at a young age to decrease risk of spinal injury CHICAGO, Aug.

2014-08-28 16:25:19

Surgeons warn -- don't underestimate an injured or broken toe. CHICAGO, Aug.

2014-08-26 23:02:36

With children spending lots of time outdoors, participating in sports, and lugging heavy backpacks all day, strains, sprains, muscle pulls, and other mishaps are sure to follow.


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...

45_b0b7e0e3a195fd514b87c712283cfceb
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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