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2012-08-30 23:01:45

One in ten Americans will suffer from sciatica or similar conditions in their lifetime: Lower back pain affects more than forty million people in the United States alone and is the leading cause of disability in people under age 45 worldwide, according to a study in April´s Annals of Internal Medicine. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 One in ten Americans will suffer from sciatica or similar conditions in their lifetime: Lower back pain affects more than forty million people in the...

2012-08-30 23:00:35

"Plica of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 "Plica of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Plica (pronounced...

2012-08-20 23:00:24

"Subacromion bursitis now is being treated with cell therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 "Subacromion bursitis now is being treated with cell therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, physician at the Center for Regenerative Medicine. There are several muscles and tendons involved in the multidimensional movements of shoulders. The supraspinatus muscle is one of the major muscles contributing to shoulder...

2012-07-12 23:00:45

Swimming is a low-impact exercise and is less likely to cause injury than many other activities, making it ideal for seniors, pregnant women and those recovering from injury. With overuse comes fatigue and failure to adhere to proper stroke techniques, which in turn can lead to injuries. Most swimming injuries are to the shoulder, followed by the knee and neck. By following straightforward tips, most of these injuries can be avoided. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 More than a million...

2012-07-12 13:02:42

Surgically repairing a painful shoulder injury in baseball players known as a SLAP tear (superior labral) varies widely and often doesn't allow for return to play at the same level as before the injury. However, researchers presenting their findings at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland suggest that nonsurgical treatment may be more beneficial. "Our research showed that nonsurgical treatment of SLAP tears was more often successful...

2012-07-03 23:01:07

Shoulder impingement problems common from repetitive overhead motions. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 As demonstrated by a number of competitors coming back from shoulder injuries at the U.S. Swimming Trials last week, proper technique and conditioning is important for swimmers, surfers and other summer athletes. Despite the year-round popularity of water sports in Santa Cruz, shoulder problems increase during summer months as more people swim and surf, according to Dr. Peter Reynolds of Santa...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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