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2013-12-19 23:00:37

KORT Physical Therapists say that pain in the knee may not be the knee at all. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Dr. Josh Bixler, KORT Physical Therapist, says "when you're having pain in your knee you assume your knee is the problem; however, even though your knee may be experiencing the pain, it may not be the cause." He says by taking a careful look at the entire body, how it moves and assessing any deficiencies, physical therapists can better pinpoint the true...

2013-12-16 23:24:29

Medicine in Motion Reminds Patients to Reach Fitness and Body Goals in 2014 by Starting with a Better Diet Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Another new year is almost here, and that means it’s time to start making resolutions. Whether a person wants a better relationship, a fitter body or a sharper mind, now is the time people all over the world reflect on how to improve their lives. With more than one-third of U.S. adults being obese, it’s likely that health and wellness...

2013-12-16 23:22:08

The new “13 sports injuries prevention tips” article on the website Vkool.com instructs young athletes how to prevent sports injuries easily and quickly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The new “13 sports injuries prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com guides athletes how to prevent sports injuries with a few simple steps. This article is actually suitable for people who love playing sports and want to prevent common injuries within a short period of time. At the...

2013-12-16 23:01:36

Hands-on workshop being held in Nashville, TN on February 15, 2014. Akron, OH (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The Active Care System from Performance Health is the only evidence-based clinical management solution that supports both in-clinic and home exercises. This new program is designed to engage therapists with new tools, empower patients through improved outcomes, and increase clinic revenue through cash-based services and clinical retailing of TheraBand™, Biofreeze® and...

2013-12-12 23:03:19

The Partners of Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic are pleased to announce that Dr. William (Scott) Kimmerly will be traveling with the US Ski Team to Austria to serve as their team medical provider and primary orthopaedic physician as they ready themselves for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Atlanta’s oldest and most prestigious orthopaedic group, currently celebrating its 60th Anniversary, continues to be the top choice to support...

2013-12-10 10:15:49

Successive governments have failed to act, despite weight of evidence, say experts The failure of successive governments to implement a comprehensive national policy to get UK kids more active and stave off the litany of health and other problems their sedentary lifestyle is storing up for them, is mass "child neglect," say experts in an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Despite the wealth of evidence showing the immediate and long term benefits of regular exercise in...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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