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2014-07-23 23:13:59

Michael P. Cogan was recently appointed as co-chairperson of the Medical Negligence Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Michael P. Cogan – partner with the Chicago law firm Cogan & Power, P.C. – was recently appointed as co-chairperson of the Medical Negligence Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), the largest group of attorneys in Illinois representing victims of personal injury, medical negligence, and...

2014-07-23 23:11:38

Zamst, a premium Bracing/Supports brand partners with Area Code Baseball to provide sport specific product, injury prevention and protection knowledge seminars. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports bracing and support equipment, announced today a nationwide sponsorship with Area Code Baseball. With this partnership ZAMST will leverage its extensive product knowledge, and injury prevention expertise to assist Area Code Baseball in supporting its...

2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-21 16:24:24

MedExpress Sponsors Excellent Sportsmanship Facebook Contest, Local Teams Can Win Up To $3,000 MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for back-to-school and fall sports, many sports leagues and schools require youth to obtain a sports physical before participation in athletic or physical activity. MedExpress, a national urgent care provider that administered over 80,000 sports physicals last year, reminds parents of the importance of sports physicals....

2014-07-15 23:03:14

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury. These results could have implications for the treatment of brain trauma. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can...

2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...

2014-06-30 23:23:15

The top Phoenix personal injury pain management doctors at Arizona Injury Medical Associates, PLLC, are now accepting lien patients with or without legal representation. The Board Certified injury doctors provide both medical and interventional pain therapies with very high success rates. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The top Phoenix personal injury pain management doctors at Arizona Injury Medical Associates, PLLC, are now accepting lien patients with or without legal...

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...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'