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2013-09-26 23:31:01

Attorney Keith T. “Kit” Belt Jr. says the studies featured in a new blog article on the firm’s website carry important implications for Alabama residents dealing with brain injuries. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Birmingham head and brain injury lawyer Keith T. “Kit” Belt Jr. called attention today to a new article on his Alabama personal injury law firm’s website discussing studies that indicate a higher risk of stroke among traumatic brain injury victims. In...

2013-09-18 23:19:53

Disability lawyer to professional athletes, Frank N. Darras advises: In order to save football in the long run, leagues, owners and coaches should start programs across the country to educate players on the value of purchasing rock-solid individual disability policies for protection against injury and illness. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The NFL is in the process of settling a myriad of lawsuits with players and family members to the tune of $765M. This settlement also...

2013-09-17 23:26:24

Allegheny Health Network and Robert Morris University, both based in Pittsburgh, PA have entered a new partnership that establishes Allegheny Sports Medicine, the sports medicine division of Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), as the exclusive healthcare provider for the University’s athletic programs. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Allegheny Health Network and Robert Morris University (RMU) today announced a new partnership that establishes Allegheny Sports Medicine, the...

2013-09-11 23:00:32

The largest study of computed tomographic (CT) scans taken in emergency departments across the country for children with head injuries describes the prevalence of "incidental findings" — results that were not expected from the injury — and categorizes them by urgency. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The largest study of computed tomographic (CT) scans taken in emergency departments across the country for children with head injuries describes the prevalence of...

2013-09-10 23:21:23

According to statistics provided by NOCC, each year over 15,000 women die from ovarian cancer. For the second year in a row Lerner and Rowe Gives Back is a proud supporter of the organization and their 5th annual NOCC- Valley of the Sun Chapter’s Run/Walk used to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer. Tempe, AZ. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorney s announce their proud sponsorship of National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)- Valley of the Sun Chapter’s 5th Annual...

2013-09-09 23:24:16

The New Post-Op Knee Brace Represents the Ultimate in Innovation and High-Tech Support for Knee Instability and Post-Operative Recovery Concord, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Game Ready®, the leader in active compression and cold therapy technology for injury treatment and post-operative recovery, today announced it is expanding its robust product line with the launch of the Kineta™ and Kineta™ Cool Post-Op Knee Braces. The product, which will be available to patients through...

2013-09-07 23:00:43

Atlanta’s Best-in-Class Partners in Sports Medicine have joined forces with Fusionetics to create FusionATL, the first U.S. Fitness and Training Center singularly focused on sports performance and sports injury prevention for athletes at all levels and ages. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 For years, advanced technology and training facilities have been open largely to elite professional and college athletes. In 2011, Fusionetics, the leading provider of sports performance...


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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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