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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...

2013-10-24 23:22:50

Dr. Louis Rizio’s Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center is proud to unveil the redesign of their website http://sportsandorthocenter.com/. This updated website contains updated features which emphasize the Center’s ongoing theme of in sports and sports treatment. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Dr. Louis Rizio, board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and recipient of the New Jersey Monthly Magazines 2013 Top Doctors award, wanted a website...

2013-10-24 08:35:37

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan "Sue" Krinsky, RN, CRRN, a staff nurse at HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital in Sunrise, Fla., was recently awarded the 2013 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Staff Nurse Role Award. This prestigious award, which honors only one nurse in the whole nation, was presented at the ARN Annual Educational Conference held Oct. 2-5 in Charlotte, N.C. The Staff Nurse Role Award recognizes outstanding practice by a...

2013-10-22 23:30:54

Medicine in Motion takes part in Operation Gratitude's Halloween Candy Buyback program to benefit children's health and uplift spirits of overseas military personnel.@ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Medicine in Motion (MIM) is proud to announce its participation in Operation Gratitude’s Halloween Candy Buyback program. This Halloween trick-or-treaters of any age can bring their excess candy to Medicine in Motion to receive $1 per pound. The sweets will then be placed in care packages...

Regular Exercise Cognitive Benefits For Teens
2013-10-22 13:51:33

[ Watch the Video: Teenagers' Grades Could Benefit From Regular Exercise ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the physical benefits of regular activity are well known and widely publicized, some research has found that there are cognitive benefits to regular exercise as well. In a new study published Tuesday in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, UK researchers found an increase in regular exercise is linked to improved academic performance amongst teens....

2013-10-22 08:29:33

WALLINGFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative CEUs, LLC (ICEU) is proud to announce its partnership with the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC). BOC has been involved with the certification of Athletic Trainers (ATs) since 1969 and is the leading provider of those certifications in the US. BOC establishes and regulates both the standards of practice for athletic training and the continuing education requirements for BOC Certified ATs. (Photo:...

2013-10-21 23:02:34

Use of inexpensive devices resulted in improved tennis performance which may reduce overuse injury in young tennis players. Akron, OH (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 A research study published in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine showed that a short-term tennis conditioning program is effective in enhancing serve velocity in junior developmental tennis players. In just six weeks of strength training, study participants significantly increased their serve velocities by nearly 5 mph....

2013-10-18 23:22:12

Exertools continues to change the scope of the functional fitness industry with more and more trademarked and patent-pending products which include the Dyna Disc, DynaTubing System, Dyna Boards, Mini and Pro Swivel Trees, the Golf Whip, the Focus Board and the Menu Driven Cable Column. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Exertools, Incorporated, to...