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2014-07-23 12:27:13

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of skyrocketing numbers of young athletes - especially females - who are impacted. You are invited to a press briefing about the "epidemic" proportions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and the efforts by Illinois athletic trainers...

2014-07-16 23:09:42

As the nation's lawyer to the pros, Darras discusses the details of the settlement and offers tips to players. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The second settlement offer put forth by the NFL recently received preliminary approval by a federal judge in Philadelphia. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had previously rejected the first offer from the NFL six months ago. The NFL is now waiting to see how many players will pursue a claim in this class-action settlement. (Philly.com, Judge...

2014-07-15 23:00:30

As of July 1st, Locke became the Oregon Ducks' 11th verbal commitment of its 2015 recruiting class, his bright future ahead should include disability insurance, says the nation's insurance lawyer to the pros. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 James “P.J.” Locke has overcome several injuries during his high school football career. According to Beaumont Enterprise, and despite those injuries, he has received over 30 offers to play for many well-respected universities throughout...

2014-07-13 23:01:59

Athletes with a certain genetic make-up are prone to a longer recovery period from concussions, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The research marks the first of its kind investigating a genetic association to concussion based on the known physical events that occur after a head injury. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Athletes with a certain genetic make-up are prone to a longer recovery period from...

2014-07-11 23:05:34

College athletes experiencing in-season shoulder instability regularly return to play within one week of injury, but developed recurrent instability in 63% of cases, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. This latest information may help guide team physicians in providing the most optimal treatment plans for injured players. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 College athletes experiencing in-season shoulder...

2014-07-11 23:05:32

Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study being presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting suggests that identification and patient education regarding modifiable risk factors may minimize the chance of a future ACL tear. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study...

2014-07-10 23:07:57

As cases of Little League Shoulder (LLS) occur more frequently, the need for additional information about the causes and outcomes of the condition has become clear. Researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today shared new data identifying associated risk factors, common treatment options and return to play. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As cases of Little League Shoulder (LLS) occur more frequently, the need for...

2014-07-03 16:22:21

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a service of Righttime Medical Care, is hosting a series of free informational workshops to raise the level of public knowledge about concussions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Concussions, also called mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI), occur when there is a bump, blow or jolt to the head or body that results in the brain being jostled inside the skull. Many...

2014-06-24 23:16:45

This common condition is investigated in an interstitial Public Television segment. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Sports hernias have been seen by athletes across a number of sports. A hernia is a tear or strain within the soft tissue of the groin or lower abdomen area. The soft tissue can be in the muscle, tendon, or ligament. Sports hernias affect athletes of all levels. Jimmy Johnson, a former NFL coach, is the host of Leading Edge, a series dedicated to discussing an array of topics to the...

2014-06-23 12:25:09

CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and coaches are invited to learn more about preventing the most common youth sports injuries and to meet the doctors who treat many of Chicago's pro athletes at a free sports injury summit at U.S. Cellular Field, July 31, 8 am - 12:30 pm. The second annual Sports Medicine Summit is being hosted by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Center for Orthopedic Education & Learning. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with some of the nation's...


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