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2014-04-04 23:00:57

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills, California explain a new study regarding the dangers of not warming up before physical activity. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 A new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons suggests that altering how sports teams warm up could significantly reduce the likelihood of athletes sustaining a knee injury. With the number of knee ACL injuries on the rise, this information is now more...

2014-04-02 16:30:07

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryThe current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee diseases, primarily...

2014-04-01 16:22:15

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MediPoint: Knee Replacement - US Analysis and Market ForecastsMediPoint: Knee Replacement - US Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThe current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee diseases, primarily...

2014-03-30 23:21:50

At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients dealing with chronic knee issues including pain relief, recovery and rehabilitation. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 As the largest joint in the body the knee is extremely vulnerable to injury. In fact, more than 10 million people seek out a doctors’ advice every year due to common...

2014-03-25 23:27:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, explains Russell Westbrook’s most recent knee surgery and subsequent return to the court. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder are glad to have their all-star point guard Russell Westbrook back after undergoing a third surgery on his right knee. Westbrook had surgery on his right knee soon after suffering a meniscus tear in the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Because of unusual...

2014-03-25 08:26:57

ALBANY, New York, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market (Surgical Procedures - ACL/PCL Reconstruction, Meniscal Repair, Rotator Cuff Repair, Hip Arthroscopy, Biceps Tenodesis and Shoulder Labrum Repair) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global orthopedic soft tissue repair market was valued at USD 5.6 billion in 2013...

2014-03-24 23:00:07

Research led by doctors from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center finds that universal neuromuscular training—which focuses on the optimal way to bend, jump, land, and pivot the knee—is an effective and inexpensive way for adolescent athletes to avoid anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprains and tears. The findings were presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on March 14, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014...

2014-03-21 12:24:15

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's well known that female athletes suffer up to eight times more painful, season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than their male counterparts. Now researchers from Akron Children's Hospital and the University of Akron believe genes may explain the difference. Their study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, identified differences in genetic material of ACL tissue of young men...

2014-03-17 12:27:35

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences are well known in the medical community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO...

2014-03-15 23:04:31

Fix My Knee Pain reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this program that claims it’s truly possible to fix one’s knee without surgery or harmful drugs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Fix My Knee Pain, a 3-step method that claims to eliminate knee pain without medication, surgery, or multiple medical appointments has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “Our Fix...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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