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2014-09-10 23:03:44

Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. In a recent...

2014-09-09 12:26:04

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released three new clinical practice guidelines (CPG) featuring evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating hip fractures in patients age 65 and older, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and dysplasia of the hip in infants up to 6 months of age. These recommendations are meant to be used as an educational tool to augment the clinical judgment of...

2014-09-08 23:10:53

Six local high schools are partnering with Twin Cities Orthopedics to reduce sports-related injuries and bring a better standard of care to their athletes - right on school premises. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 http://www.tcomn.com - Twin Cities Orthopedics, the largest orthopedic group in Minnesota, has entered into a partnership with six local high schools to become the official sports medicine provider for their student athletes. The partnership responds to the changing...

2014-09-05 12:22:38

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT(©) Test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, announced a partnership with Rothman Institute, an internationally recognized center of excellence in orthopaedic science and technology, to support Rothman Institute's initiative with concussion education and baseline screenings for student athletes. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143122 The partnership includes a global...

2014-09-03 23:06:35

After seeing success within professional sports in Europe, 1080Motion launches new functional training and testing system for advanced sports conditioning. AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 1080Motion, the developers of the 1080 Quantum™ system for advanced athletic training and testing, is heading to America. “After years of research and perfecting our Robotic Resistance technology in Europe, we are ready to start offering this technology to professional and university sports...

2014-09-03 16:29:15

Kimberley D. Maigi, FNP-C, to work in the newly expanded Pain Management Center in Newport News, Virginia. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Orthopaedic & Spine Center, located at 250 Nat Turner Boulevard in Newport News, have announced that Kimberley D. Maigi, FNP-C, has joined the practice as its newest healthcare provider. Maigi will be working in the OSC Pain Management Center, under the supervision of Raj N. Sureja, MD, OSC's senior...

2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health--but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few. A key strategy for preventing these common...

2014-08-30 23:03:55

Hands-On Seminars is offering Physical Therapists the opportunity to sign up for courses at a discount through September 2nd Astoria, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 August 28th, 2014: With the prevalence of head, back and shoulder pain in our society and the toll that takes on the individual as well as lost production costs, it’s vital that continuing education for physical therapists addresses this problem. In accordance with its goal to help physical therapists help others,...

2014-08-30 23:00:19

The Zensah® Compression Elbow Sleeve has become a best-seller within tennis and golf. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Zensah®, the leader in compression technology and comfort, has seen their compression elbow sleeve emerge as a best-seller within golf and tennis. Golfers and tennis players are able to get back to the activities they enjoy most by using the compression elbow sleeve to help treat elbow tendonitis pain. Golfer's elbow is a condition that causes pain on the...

2014-08-28 23:02:25

Pittsburgh- based Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition have established a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness and goal planning for competitive young athletes, scholastic athletes and their families across western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition announced today a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness...


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