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2014-01-28 23:03:50

For Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Bulczynski of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, prevention is key. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 With more than 19 million Americans predicted to ski or ride this winter, many will undoubtedly hit the slopes with little to no preparation. The result can mean injury or worse. According to Dr. Andrew Bulczynski, an orthopedic surgeon at DISC Sports & Spine Center who works regularly with Red Bull athletes, eight tips can greatly reduce...

2014-01-27 23:02:31

Most injuries occur outside the workplace. Whatever your fitness goals, it is important to protect your income should you suffer an injury. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The New Year brings new health and wellness goals, from exercising to diet to meditation. Injuries due to competitive sports may be more common than what the typical individual might sustain from working out at their local gym but they all can be just as incapacitating. Disability insurance can provide some peace...

2014-01-24 23:02:11

North America has been experiencing an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and record low temperatures. As we look ahead to continued severe weather, here are some winter survival tips from Topical BioMedics, Inc., to help you get through it safely and in the best of health. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 North America has been under siege by an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. These...

United States Gets A 'D' When It Comes To Emergency Medical Care
2014-01-17 13:49:40

[ Watch the Video: Low Marks For US Emergency Healthcare ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report card issued by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) gave the United States a ‘D’ when it comes to emergency medical services. Released Thursday, the report card also graded individual states on how well states support emergency care. The organization found that the emergency care environment in the US has worsened since 2009, when the ACEP...

2014-01-16 12:30:24

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota received an overall grade of C in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"), ranking 12(th) in the nation. The state improved its ranking in the category of Access to Emergency Care, reflecting the highest per capita rate of physicians accepting Medicare in the nation and...

2014-01-16 12:29:46

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts is the second highest ranked state in the nation for its overall emergency medical care system. The state received a B- in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) The state has committed to access to care,...

2014-01-15 23:00:59

Local Physio is a registered UK company. Based in London, our website provides an easy to use searchable database to allow patients to find a physiotherapist in any UK wide desired location. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 UK residents in search of a physiotherapist have a new tool for finding the practitioner that fits their needs. Local Physio is a new website that recently launched and that serves as an industry-specific search engine for physiotherapy. The creators of the site designed it...

2014-01-13 08:26:14

Sensible footwear and safe walking help avoid injury, says orthopaedic foot and ankle MD ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With much of the country in the grip of a record-breaking winter, the risk of falls is very real. Snowy and icy conditions increase the number of sprains and fractures from falls, but there are things you can do to stay steady and upright when navigating winter sidewalks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) "It's...

2014-01-03 15:23:46

Canadian surgeons collaborate with South African hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data in a low medical resource environment according to new Journal of American College of Surgeons study Electronic health records (EHRs) have become standard practice throughout hospitals in North America, but in countries with fewer resources many front-line clinicians are still collecting data on paper, if they are collecting it at all. But now, surgeons from...

2013-12-27 23:04:16

ANS discusses how to identify and treat winter sports injuries like concussions and traumatic brain injuries. Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 As the winter season begins, kids are enjoying their favorite extracurricular activities, including winter team sports. Sports like skiing, hockey, snowboarding and even ice skating can result in injury if safety guidelines are not followed. Last year, over one million children visited a hospital emergency room with a sports-related injury,...


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...

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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
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.'