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2013-07-11 13:21:27

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) surgery is a common knee injury procedure, but the overall incidence rate of having to go through it again within 24 months is 6 times greater than someone who has never had an ACL tear, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. "In our study, female athletes after ACLR demonstrated more than four times greater rate of injury within 24...

2013-07-09 23:28:48

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries, occurring in people of all ages, both athletes and non-athletes. Leading Orthopaedist Dr. Stuart Styles provides tips for understanding torn meniscus treatment. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Knee problems send almost 20 million people to a doctor's office each year. Injuries to the knees are common to all sports and cumulative wear and tear on the knee sends large numbers of older people to doctors' offices as well. “The...

2013-06-28 23:24:28

People that suffer from severe pain in the knees or hips often do not know where to turn for useful information or treatment options. The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers have created a solution by offering free and informative seminars to educate joint pain sufferers on what they can do to rid themselves of pain in the knees and hips. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Most people try their best to ignore severe joint pain in hopes that it will go away; however, arthritis pain tends...

2013-06-25 23:31:49

Remedy For Bow Legs created by Elena Johnson is a new bow legs treatment book that provides people with simple exercises, natural remedies, and an effective program for shaping their legs. A full Remedy For Bow Legs overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Remedy For Bow Legs created by Elena Johnson is a new bow legs treatment book that provides people with physical exercises, natural remedies, and an effective program for...

2013-06-24 23:01:31

High incidences of orthopedic ACL injuries contribute to spurring the ACL/PCL reconstruction and fixation market Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 According to statistics released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons along with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, there are approximately 150,000 ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries each year in the United States. One of the main causes of ACL injury is direct impact to the knee, which often happens in...

2013-06-18 23:24:47

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid is no longer recommended, and the recommended dose of acetaminophen is reduced. Ethical Alternative Products is making available free trial samples of OmniFlex multi-nutrient joint health formula. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently released its revised clinical practice guidelines (CPG) on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, addressing two key changes. The two primary changes recommended in...

2013-06-17 23:23:26

Hamstring Treatment created by Loris Bertolacci is a new program that provides people with an effective hamstring injury treatment, and detailed instructions on how to stop hamstring strains quickly. A full Hamstring Treatment review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Hamstring Treatment created by Loris Bertolacci is a new hamstring rehab program that provides people with an effective hamstring injury treatment,...


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.'