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2013-11-24 23:02:10

SRO now offering a comprehensive approach to orthopaedic knee conditions. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients suffering from knee injuries. It’s not only professional athletes who are vulnerable to debilitating knee injuries like anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears – it...

2013-11-07 13:18:23

Although the number of children born to teenage parents has decreased since the 1990s, these children continue to be at an increased risk for injury, both accidental and intentional. This may be because many of these teenage parents are poor, uneducated, and lack parental safety and supervision skills. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers analyzed the types of injuries to children of teenage parents. Brian D. Robertson, PhD, and colleagues from...

2013-11-04 09:16:31

Kidney repair may not require stem cells Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have a new model for how the kidney repairs itself, a model that adds to a growing body of evidence that mature cells are far more plastic than had previously been imagined. After injury, mature kidney cells dedifferentiate into more primordial versions of themselves, and then differentiate into the cell types needing replacement in the damaged tissue. This finding conflicts with a previously held...

2013-10-31 23:04:26

Today, the head of the NFL Players Association says Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather is sorry for saying he'll target opponents' knees now that the league has come down hard on him for headshots. "Players need to protect their income, because one injury can end it all," says Frank N. Darras, of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On October 20, in the Redskins 45-41 win over the Chicago Bears, wide receiver Brandon Meriweather was flagged twice...

2013-10-30 23:01:41

Dr. Mark Schakel and Tom Sathers, Ph.D of Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO http://www.srortho.com) discuss the best in preventative measures for female athletes and ankle sprains, the most common in orthopaedic injuries. The Foot and Ankle Center at SRO offers the latest and most comprehensive care aimed at preventing and treating foot and ankle injuries in order to get athletes back to doing what they love. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Ankle sprains affect American athletes with...

2013-10-16 23:00:45

As ACL injuries end the seasons of many current and prospective NFL players, Sports Reaction Center offers a cutting-edge program that reduces an athlete’s risk of injury. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured body parts in sports-related incidents. With the National Football League (NFL) season underway, many players are suffering season-ending ACL tears—Sports Reaction Center (SRC), a sports physical...

2013-10-15 11:25:48

Gunshot injuries are a leading cause of death and injury in children and adolescents in the United States; they rank second only to motor vehicle crashes as a cause of death for children ages 15 to 19 A research team led by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis, reveals that childhood gunshot injuries, while uncommon, are more severe, require more major surgery, have greater mortality and higher per-patient costs than any other mechanism for...

2013-10-09 23:33:09

KORT Physical Therapy program identifies problem areas and helps prevent injury. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, no one wants to be sidelined with an injury. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, no one wants to be sidelined with an injury. KORT physical therapists are now helping athletes of all skill levels identify deficiencies or problem areas that if not addressed, can result in...

2013-10-03 09:01:23

Common sports injury can lead to osteoarthritis in later life In late summer and early fall when youth and college sports begin, it's a similar refrain: a star on the varsity basketball team tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and is out for the season after surgery. A college football game stopped as a defensive safety hobbles off the field with an ACL injury. Annually in the U.S., more than 200,000 ACL injuries are reported, often by active young adult and adolescent athletes,...


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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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