Latest Musculoskeletal disorders Stories

2012-01-10 09:00:00

Top spine surgeon Dr. Kaixuan Liu on the newest Sciatica treatment options. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 10, 2012 Atlantic Spinal Care, a national leader in endoscopic spine surgery, announces that they have created new web pages to educate sciatica sufferers on the newest treatment options. Sciatica is often associated with pain in the leg or backside, a burning or tingling that radiates down the leg, numbness or weakness, or a shooting pain that makes it hard to stand. According to Kaixuan...

2011-11-21 15:15:00

Seattle Chiropractor Dr. Scott Mindel Shows Mobile Device and Laptop Users How to Minimize Risks of Carpal Tunnel and Repetitive Stress Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 Belltown Spine & Wellness, an integrated health and rehabilitation center, today announced a new campaign to bring more attention to growing health problems that accompany the increased use of technology. As part of its âœTechno-Careâ campaign, the health professionals at...

2011-09-07 19:36:47

Treatment options for stiff and painful shoulders caused by adhesive capsulitis Adhesive capsulitis, sometimes described as “frozen shoulder,” is a condition where the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes chronically inflamed, causing thickening and tightening in the affected joint. Diagnosing adhesive capsulitis can be difficult because its symptoms–restricted movement and considerable pain–are similar to a variety of shoulder-related musculoskeletal...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

We've Got Your Back is announcing a partnership with ErgoAdvocate. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 We've Got Your Back, a Los Gatos back store-based ergonomics company, has teamed up with EgoAdvocate and will resell and support the web-based software. The ErgoAdvocate software is a great resource for companies to reduce workplace injuries with ergonomic training, assessment and reporting tools. The software features compelling multi-media content that is always available. Gene Kay,...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

KFx Medical files patent infringement lawsuit against Arthrex. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 KFx Medical Corporation (http://www.kfxmedical.com), a San Diego based medical devices company that develops and manufactures soft tissue fixation implants and bone anchors used in orthopedic surgeries and sports medicine procedures (including those procedures performed on overhead athletes such as baseball players), announced today that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United...

2011-07-15 09:52:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It's easy on the joints and provides a terrific workout in terms of aerobic exercise and improving muscle strength. With summer here, many people are gearing up to get back in the swim. Competitive swimmers may be training for triathlons that often take place during warm weather months. At a recent conference focusing on the endurance athlete at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Scott A. Rodeo...

2011-06-16 00:00:28

The Ephraim Gildor Foundation will provide generous funding to the Steadman Philippon Research Institute for new areas of sports medicine and shoulder research including osteoarthritis, rotator cuff repair, shoulder separation and more. Vail, CO (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The Ephraim Gildor Foundation, an organization that contributes to the advancement of science and education, has bestowed a $1,000,000 grant to the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, CO. The grant opens new areas of...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'