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2014-09-09 23:00:49

Dr. Ira Guttentag first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Ira Guttentag is the first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. Traditional knee replacement...

2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...

2014-08-28 08:25:49

The new revolution in muscle support and pain relief to get you back in the game MILWAUKEE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidForce, an innovative muscle support and pain relief adhesive application, announced today a strategic partnership with professional tennis player John Isner. Currently the highest-ranked male American tennis player, Isner wears RapidForce during competitions to help with knee support. He is wearing it as he competes this week at the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships....

2014-08-19 16:25:41

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rising numbers of ACL injuries sustained by athletes of all ages, Accelerated Physical Therapy is now offering a complimentary ACL injury screen to help determine if an athlete is at risk for sustaining an ACL strain or tear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO The 30-minute assessment is performed by a highly trained physical therapist specializing in preventing and treating ACL injuries, including strains and tears. The...

2014-08-04 12:32:19

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EU5 Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/eu5_knee_reconstruction_market_outlook_2020.html EU5 Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "EU5 Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the EU5 Knee Reconstruction market. The report provides value, in...

2014-07-31 23:06:02

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) presents The O'Donoghue Award for the best overall research paper dealing with clinical-based research or human in-vivo research to Aspen Orthopaedic Associates surgeons. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) annually gives the The O'Donoghue Award to the best overall research paper dealing with clinical-based research or human in-vivo research. As part of a...

2014-07-31 16:26:07

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarmed by skyrocketing numbers of athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports medicine physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) are urging coaches and athletic directors to institute anterior cruciate ligament, ACL, injury screenings for all young athletes and prevention programs for those more vulnerable to ACL injuries. The ACL is a ligament that connects the...

2014-07-23 12:27:13

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of skyrocketing numbers of young athletes - especially females - who are impacted. You are invited to a press briefing about the "epidemic" proportions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and the efforts by Illinois athletic trainers...

2014-07-22 16:25:53

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a literature review in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment. Patients are encouraged to ask their orthopaedic surgeon if activity level is an important factor in their treatment decision. For example, more active patients...

2014-07-21 16:25:53

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one in five adults in the U.S. have arthritis, and 60% are under age 65. The number of people with arthritis is continuing to increase making it more important than ever to communicate to them often overlooked pain management options. Everyone knows physical activity and weight management are good for overall health, but not many people know the positive impact they can have on...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.