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2013-05-24 23:19:28

Total Knee Health developed by Martin Koban is a newly updated knee pain treatment book that helps people improve all requirements for knee health. A full Total Knee Health review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Total Knee Health developed by Martin Koban is a newly updated knee pain treatment book, which helps people improve all requirements for knee health. This book also covers everything people need to get rid...

2013-05-24 23:16:13

To Brace or Not to Brace, KORT Physical Therapist and Chevy Chase Clinic Director, Stephen Karam, PT, DPT answers the question. Prophylactic bracing is one of many things experts have come up with to help the athlete stay in the game, but do they work? Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Being an athlete carries with it the risk that an injury is one play away. And for years, athletes, doctors and trainers have been coming up with new methods to help prevent injuries form occurring in...

2013-05-20 13:06:30

In the future, joint replacement surgery might be avoidable Scientists at Johns Hopkins have turned their view of osteoarthritis (OA) inside out. Literally. Instead of seeing the painful degenerative disease as a problem primarily of the cartilage that cushions joints, they now have evidence that the bone underneath the cartilage is also a key player and exacerbates the damage. In a proof-of-concept experiment, they found that blocking the action of a critical bone regulation protein in...

2013-05-09 23:50:05

Leading orthopaedist Dr. Jeffrey Yormak emphasizes preventive tips for injury-free softball play. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Does anything signify spring more than a youngster grabbing a bat, ball and mitt and heading for the baseball or softball diamond? Since Little League Softball was established in 1974, the sport has enjoyed growing popularity and today more than 360,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 18 play on 25,000 Little League teams worldwide. Many thousands more play on...

2013-04-20 23:02:12

What's the best way to enjoy a safe running program? Dr. Ross Henshaw of Danbury Orthopedics treats athletes of all ages and levels, and offers smart training tips here. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 Dr. Ross Henshaw, a fellowship-trained knee, hip and shoulder orthopedic surgeon, specializes in Sports Medicine at Danbury Orthopedics. He is also Chief of the Orthopedic Section at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Henshaw treats athletes of all ages and levels — from the recreational to the...

2013-04-19 17:54:00

Wearing a knee brace has been shown to “significantly improve the pain and symptoms” of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study. Arthritis Research UK-funded researchers at The University of Manchester claim their findings, presented at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International meeting in Philadelphia tomorrow (Friday April 19) have enormous potential for treating this common joint condition effectively — as well as providing a...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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