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2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health--but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few. A key strategy for preventing these common...

2014-09-02 12:28:44

DRAPER, Utah, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ortho Development® Corporation (ODEV) has received FDA clearance for the Alpine(TM) Hip Stem, the latest addition to its growing hip replacement product line. The Alpine Hip Stem is intended for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty procedures. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140830/141676 Alpine was developed based on the clinically-proven, conical tapered hip stem philosophy. ODEV's engineers worked...

2014-08-29 23:11:43

Joint Venture with DuPage Medical Group Helps Patients Throughout Will County. JOLIET, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Meridian Medical Associates, a leading multi-specialty physician group in Will County, is welcoming Dr. Dalip Pelinkovic, a leading spinal surgeon specializing in complex cervical spine surgery, to the Meridian Medical Associates family as part of a joint venture with DuPage Medical Group. Dr. Pelinkovic will begin providing Orthopaedic spinal services to Meridian Medical...

2014-08-29 23:08:27

Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery offers minimally invasive spine surgery techniques that are an endoscopic solution to several problematic back conditions. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 In short, minimally invasive spine surgeries are procedures in which surgeons, like Dr. Scott Katzman of Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery, use very small endoscopic instruments to view and perform repairs. Problems with the discs, nerves and boney abnormalities on or around the vertebrae...

2014-08-29 23:05:44

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh and founded in 1984, is submitting the In Sole Orthotic to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As a chiropractic physician and medical doctor an inventor from Cooper City, Fla., understands that there’s a direct connection between the condition of the feet and pain in the knees, hips and back. "Since conventional shoe inserts and orthotics weren’t satisfying my patients, I decided to design a solution of my own,"...

2014-08-29 23:02:16

Dr. Michael J. Chuang joins a large group of leading multidisciplinary physicians at Healthpointe. La Miraca, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to announce orthopedic fellowship-trained surgeon, Dr. Michael J. Chuang, has joined their practice. Dr. Chuang garners extensive experience in the field of orthopedics and specializes in minimally-invasive arthroscopic and reconstructive treatments of the knees, hips, and shoulders. He delivers unrivaled quality care for patients...

2014-08-29 08:22:59

Northwestern Medicine expert warns against sport specificity at a young age to decrease risk of spinal injury CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Young athletes today often participate in sports year round and with increasingly competitive club and school sports, it has become common to choose one sport to specialize at a young age. While this specialization may seem like a competitive edge, new Northwestern Medicine(®) research suggests that repetitive activity in just...

2014-08-28 23:18:30

Advanced Surgical Procedures Introduced for Spinal Treatment Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built a reputation for itself as a prominent online source of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site will offer new surgical procedures for back pain, or people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes in three types of back surgery: sciatica surgery, cervical/neck surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. Some of the most common back pain symptoms...

2014-08-28 23:03:53

Dr. Paul Kovatis is recognized by NJ Top Docs for his relentless passion that goes beyond his medical practice Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Dr. Paul Kovatis is being recognized by NJ Top Docs as a passionate supporter of the U.S. military for his efforts to treat many wounded veterans. Dr. Kovatis is a member of the Wounded Warriors Foundation and several other military organizations. Dr. Kovatis’ late father, Pericles Peter Kovatis (USAF), was a Flying Tiger in WWII....

2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...


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Laminotomy
2013-04-30 09:59:37

Laminotomy is a procedure that works to decompress the spinal nerve root and/ or spinal cord by removing part of a lamina of the vertebral arch. This started as a hemilaminectomy which is the removal of half of the lamina, left or right, but now is the removal of portions of both sides of the lamina to allow for vertebral stability. Laminotomy is most often accompanied by a facetectomy which is the decompression of a spinal nerve root. How it is Performed When a laminotomy is...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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