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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.

2014-08-07 23:00:33

The reports that Robert Griffin III needed more time to recover before playing last season, is a reminder to all players, your health plays a big role in preventing a career-ending injury, says

2014-07-23 23:15:24

Players, weigh the pros and cons very carefully before opting out of the NFL settlement, advises the founding partner of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July

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,


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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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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