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2013-11-01 23:04:51

PRP and Other Non-Surgical Methods Speed Healing and Reduce Pain, Says Orthopedic Specialist Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Releford Medical Institute welcomes Dr. John O’Neil Simmonds as the practice’s Medical Director. Simmonds will oversee the Institute’s Sports Medicine division, as well as expand the practice’s commitment to the orthopedic and diabetic patients in the community. Like Dr. Bill Releford, the Institute’s founder, Simmonds believes in the...

2013-11-01 23:04:28

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center will combine three, top-ranked institutions--Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Rothman Institute, and Wills Eye Hospital--to provide multidisciplinary care for concussion cases. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute and Wills Eye Hospital have collaborated to establish the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (J.C.C.C.) at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The J.C.C.C. will be among the very few...

2013-10-31 12:27:12

Dr. Jafarnia Joins the Faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College as Assistant Professor for Clinical Orthopedic Surgery - Helps Shape the Next Generation of Medical Specialists HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, orthopedic surgeon and hand and upper extremity specialist at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine joins the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College - accepting a recent appointment as assistant professor for clinical...

2013-10-30 23:33:59

Releford Medical Institute uses PRP to effectively treat sports-related ankle injuries. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In 2012, Deron Williams struggled with injuries to both ankles, and many credit his mid-season comeback to the innovative platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy he received. A recent ankle sprain has kept the Brooklyn Nets player off the court again during pre-season training. Ankle sprains and inflammation can linger, slowing both professional and amateur...

2013-10-30 23:31:39

Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. is extending its Rehab Medicine footprint into the Southpoint and Apex markets to better serve the Triangle area. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Triangle Orthopaedics currently has seven rehab medicine specialists covering the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, Clayton, Oxford, and Roxboro areas. Now, for the first time, TOA will have board certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians serving at their Southpoint and Apex...

2013-10-30 23:01:41

Dr. Mark Schakel and Tom Sathers, Ph.D of Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO http://www.srortho.com) discuss the best in preventative measures for female athletes and ankle sprains, the most common in orthopaedic injuries. The Foot and Ankle Center at SRO offers the latest and most comprehensive care aimed at preventing and treating foot and ankle injuries in order to get athletes back to doing what they love. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Ankle sprains affect American athletes with...

2013-10-29 23:25:23

Washington-based physical therapy clinic, Sports Reaction Center, provides amateur and professional athletes with a concussion management program to ensure that they only return to action once they have recovered. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Concussions have become a hot topic among athletes of all levels, especially among professionals—the National Football League (NFL) recently settled a $765 million lawsuit after 4,500 current and former players sued the organization over...

2013-10-29 15:52:31

Injuries may put athletes at risk for long-term back problems Lower back injuries are the third most common injuries suffered in athletes under age 18, according to a study presented by Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine physician Neeru Jayanthi, MD. Many injuries are severe enough to sideline young athletes for one-to-six months, and put them at future risk for long-term back problems. Jayanthi presented findings Oct. 28 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National...

2013-10-26 23:04:16

FEI has become the premier manufacturer and distributor of exceptional healthcare products for a broad range of applications. Their product lines are utilized by professionals and individual consumers throughout the world, including hospitals, clinics, fitness centers, rehab facilities, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare services. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...

2013-10-24 23:34:27

As part of an on-going initiative to promote sports safety at all levels of athletic participation, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is holding the first annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 25 through Sunday, November 3, 2013. It is the hope of NYSATA that by developing a sports safety public awareness campaign in the fall, as is done annually during National Athletic Training Month (NATM) in March, the message will carry...