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2012-10-16 04:02:24

Sports medicine expert Dr. Scott Levin on preseason conditioning to prevent injuries on the slopes this coming season. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 When the leaves start to turn, skiers´ minds turn to upcoming powder. But autumn is also the time to get their bodies prepped for winter so they won´t have to nurse an injury that could have been avoided, says Dr. Scott Levin, orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine expert with New York-based Somers Orthopaedic Surgery &...

2012-10-09 20:39:27

Wearing a knee brace following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery has no effect on a person´s recovery. However, strength, range-of- motion, and functionality exercises provide significant benefits, and other new therapies may show promise. In a new literature review recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), a team of orthopedic surgeons reviewed 29 studies regarding treatment following reconstructive ACL surgery. They found that physical therapy, begun...

Knee Surgeries On The Rise
2012-09-27 08:23:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently found that knee replacement surgeries have doubled in 20 years, especially for aging individuals in the U.S. According to CBS News, the number of knee-replacement surgeries increased to almost 224,000 in 2010. While knee surgeries surged by 162 percent, surgeries to mend artificial knee joints increased by 106 percent during the same time. The study noted that the rise in obesity, as well as current...

2012-09-14 23:04:01

"Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 "Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. The labrum is a fibrocartilaginous rim which attaches to the acetabulum cavity (This is where the hip joint is located). Its job...

2012-09-12 23:04:19

In autumn, homeowners´ thoughts turn to outdoor cleanup. Typical fall cleanup tasks such as raking, pruning, and cleaning gutters can cause muscle strain, back pain, repetitive motion injuries, tendonitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome, and other injuries and accidents. Lou Paradise, pain management expert and president and chief of research at Topical BioMedics, offers safety tips to help avoid pain and injuries. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Now that the kids are back in...

2012-09-03 23:03:17

[293 Pages Report] Sports medicine devices market research report covers the market essentials in a comprehensive manner and gives a strategic analysis of the emerging areas within this field from the perspective of market competitors, sports teams, associations, and individual sportspersons. (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 The “Sports Medicine Devices Market By Products & Application (2012 — 2017) [Bone, Cartilage, Ligament, Tendon Reconstruction & Repair, Braces, Hot &...

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