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2013-01-26 23:01:39

The ROM Standard Foot and Ankle Support Walker from USA provides stability and comfort with its unique low profile design. It gives the wearer a protected range of motion (ROM) when healing from trauma or post-operative procedures, and is indicated for use with acute ankle strains, stable fractures, soft tissue injuries and Achilles tendon repair following surgery. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical...

2013-01-24 23:00:31

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit clients´ inventions to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 InventHelp®, America´s largest inventor service company, announces that one of its clients, an inventor from Colorado, has designed a brace that could prevent severe hand contractions, thus enabling the wearer to retain the use of his or her hand. This invention is patented.     “Hand Brace” features two...

2013-01-04 05:02:19

ProActive Chiropractic specializes in custom orthotics for advanced sports injuries. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 "Many people make getting in shape and losing weight their New Year´s resolution," says Dr. Cohen of ProActive Chiropractic. Seemingly benign issues can cause havoc. "Have you ever been told you have flat feet? High arches? Or a leg length discrepancy? This can side track fitness goals. Custom made orthotics are proven to substantially reduce abnormal forces...

2012-12-22 05:03:10

Dr. Peretz stresses the importance of early detection Carmel, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Scoliosis–derived from the Greek word for “bending”–is an unnatural curving of the spine that occurs in roughly 1 percent of the population. A healthy spine looks straight from the back, but in a person with scoliosis, the spine can look more like the letter “C” or “S” than an “I,” explains Andrew Peretz, M.D., a surgeon with Somers...

2012-12-14 05:00:54

Provider of orthotics and prosthetics in the Central Indiana area fitted a patient with a Michelangelo myoelectric hand prosthesis in November 2012 Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Central Brace & Limb of the Central Indiana area recently fitted a patient with a Michelangelo hand prosthesis. The Michelangelo hand is a myoelectric hand developed by Otto Bock, a German prosthetic company responsible for many extraordinary innovations in prosthetic devices. Myoelectric devices...


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.