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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...

2014-06-09 12:30:55

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Neeman International announced today that India's Ministry of Health released new and revised draft guidelines on compensation to be paid for medical management with regards to treatment of any injury related to clinical trial is now aligned with global standards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110105/CL25129LOGO The new guidelines on medical management in clinical trial injury states that: -- In the case of an...

2014-05-29 23:10:59

Press release also available in Spanish at the Following Link: http://bit.ly/1ovtOmj Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Each year 8 million children in the United States (including nearly 1 million Hispanic children) suffer an injury that requires emergency room care or a hospital stay. As part of National Trauma Awareness Month, a team of experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched a new Spanish-language website, AfterTheInjury.org/es, to help...

2014-05-29 23:01:28

In a split second, an injury can derail life's plans, a career and financial freedom, athletes and newly drafted NFL players should get rock-solid disability insurance policies, advises Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Linebacker Russell Allen of the Jacksonville Jaguars took a rough hit while playing against the Bills in week 15 of the 2013 season. What he didn’t know until later was he had suffered a stroke during the game, which resulted in a dead spot in his brain. In...


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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
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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