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2014-04-16 20:22:11

The Partnership between Houston Methodist and Klein ISD Ensures Expert Concussion Care, Sideline Support and Rapid Access to Professional Medical Care for Safe Return to Play HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine located on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus partners with Klein Independent School District (Klein ISD) Athletics in an agreement that will prove a win-win for the Northwest Houston community. The...

2014-04-15 23:13:20

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion talks about the dangers of concussions in youth and the related steps to ensure children’s safety and long-term well-being. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since April is Youth Sports Safety Month, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion want to highlight the importance of concussion awareness. Newsfeeds are regularly flooded with stories of brain injuries in athletes of all ages and all levels. Given their common nature and...

2014-04-11 12:52:44

Also more likely to specialize in 1 sport, Loyola study finds A Loyola University Medical Center study is reporting for the first time a link between overuse injury rates in young athletes and their socioeconomic status. The rate of serious overuse injuries in athletes who come from families that can afford private insurance is 68 percent higher than the rate in lower-income athletes who are on public insurance (Medicaid), the study found. The study also found that privately insured...

2014-04-09 12:31:58

HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orthopedic spine specialist, HoSun Hwang, M.D., of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is the featured speaker at a back and neck pain seminar on Tuesday, April 29 to be held at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. The seminar begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Women's & Children's Pavilion conference center - first floor. The free event is open to the public and includes light refreshments and door prizes....

2014-04-08 23:32:29

People who are interested in learning how they can reduce their risk for painful foot blisters may access the guide at no cost. Esperance, Australia (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Rebecca Rushton BSc, an Australian podiatrist who is an expert in foot blisters, has just released a new and free resource called “The Advanced Guide to Blister Prevention.” The helpful and educational guide, which may be viewed online and downloaded at no cost, is an ideal resource for athletes and sports medicine...

2014-04-08 16:23:07

William L. Weigel, M.D., joins Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists SPOKANE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William L. Weigel has joined the expert team of doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00788 Dr. Weigel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine conditions utilizing advanced spine pain management techniques. A native of Beatrice, Neb., Dr. Weigel graduated from the University of Nebraska...

2014-04-06 23:00:29

MarketOptimizer.org adds Latest Report on “MediPoint: Sports Medicine – Global Analysis and Market Forecasts” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Sports Medicine Market to Remain Strong, as Countries Continue to Adopt Arthroscopic Procedures Driven by the growing prevalence of sports injury, coupled with an ageing population, the global arthroscopic implants market value will increase from $2.2 billion in 2013 to $3.4 billion by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate...

2014-04-04 08:23:47

CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, "Tommy John" surgery to repair a torn elbow ligament not only puts Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers back on the mound, but also improves their game. That's good news for the reported one third of all Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers who underwent this surgery, including current pitchers: Adam Wainwright (St. Louis Cardinals) and Stephen Strasburg (Washington Nationals)....

2014-04-02 23:33:47

As leading providers of physical therapy, sports medicine and personal training services, West Rehab & Sports Medicine and Train Me 24/7 recently formed a new wellness and fitness partnership offering clients a comprehensive approach to physical therapy, nutrition and fitness at West Rehab’s Berwick, Midtown and Pooler locations. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 As leading providers of physical therapy, sports medicine and personal training services, West Rehab & Sports...

2014-04-02 23:04:59

Glendale Career College has expanded its program offerings this year with the addition of its new program. West Covina, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Glendale Career College has expanded its program offerings this year with the addition of its new Professional Fitness Trainer Program. Professional Fitness Trainers design workout plans that match the needs of their clients based on the fitness levels, experience and goals of each individual. A Glendale Career College graduate of the...