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2013-03-28 23:00:44

When someone talks about sciatica, a type of back pain that radiates down through the buttocks and legs, they´re describing a set of symptoms, not an actual condition, says Kaixuan Liu MD, PhD, chief surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center in West Orange, N.J. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 When someone talks about sciatica, a type of back pain that radiates down through the buttocks and legs, they´re describing a set of symptoms, not an actual condition, says Kaixuan Liu MD,...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...

2013-01-08 05:02:03

Christina Khoury, MD, with Valley Orthopedics in Phoenix and Goodyear, outlines three common marathon injuries and different tips runners can follow to avoid them. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 The weather has cooled down, the PF Chang and IMS Marathons are just around the corner, and marathon season is here. If you are one of the many Phoenix residents currently training or planning to start training for a marathon, knowing the proper techniques to avoid injuries is extremely...

2012-12-31 05:02:24

"Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 "Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Knee pain...

2012-12-30 05:03:44

Atlantic Spine Center in New Jersey announces new web content found at the Atlantic Spine Center website on sciatica; causes, symptoms and new treatments, to help educate people suffering with the condition and seeking information. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Atlantic Spine Center in New Jersey announces new web content found at the Atlantic Spine Center website on sciatica; causes, symptoms and new treatments, to help educate people suffering with the condition and seeking...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.