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2014-07-02 08:25:06

Castle Connolly Recognizes Board-Certified Surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine SARASOTA, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher R. Sforzo, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine, was recognized as one of the region's "Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a national healthcare research and information company. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123873 Photo -...

2014-06-30 12:31:33

Orthopedic surgeon helps improve care for Summit Pharmacy's injured workers PHOENIX, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A senior advisor to Summit Pharmacy Inc. who has helped the company refine its care of injured workers has been named an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Michael J. Axe, founding partner of First State Orthopaedics and a professor in the University of Delaware's physical therapy...

2014-06-30 12:29:43

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6w69ts/sports_medicine) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Sports Medicine Devices Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Sports medicine refers to a branch of medical field involving physical fitness, treatment and prevention of sports and exercise related injuries. These injuries include...

2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old Striker Jozy Altidore fell to the ground in the Americans’ World Cup opener against Ghana, he was felled by the most common injury in all of sports. Contact sports such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball, and soccer all see their share of hamstring injuries as do non-contact sports such as marathon running, tennis and even bowling....

2014-06-26 23:14:42

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) recently honored two athletic trainers with professional awards, presented a school-centered honor and announced the winners of their new school-based grants. Such awards are given annually based on achievement, service, and dedication related to the profession of athletic training (AT) and sports safety. Jamestown, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 On Saturday, May 31, 2014, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA)...

2014-06-26 23:09:30

Arena Football League partners with Brain Sentry to help its coaches and trainers identify players who should be assessed for possible concussion. Announcement made in conjunction with National Athletic Trainer's Association annual meeting. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Arena Football League (AFL), in partnership with Brain Sentry, today became the first professional sports league to require helmet-mounted sensors. The announcement was made by AFL Commissioner, Jerry B....

2014-06-25 23:14:55

Physical Therapist obtains rare board certification. Oroville, Ca (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On June 20, 2014, Dr. James Plummer PT, DPT, OCS received his board certification as a specialist in sports therapy. This certification serves as recognition to the highest level of care available. This was the result of a multi-year long course of study and practice in the field of sports therapy. Areas covered included acute injury management, medical/surgical conditions, injury prevention and sports...

2014-06-24 23:15:19

The 2014 New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) Conference, including the annual philanthropic Golf Tournament, was held from Friday, May 30th through Sunday, June 1st at Jamestown Community College in the picturesque Chautauqua Lake region of southwestern New York. Aside from the lengthy list of educational presentations, features of the conference included clinical workshops, professional poster presentations, and the second annual athletic training student program....

2014-06-24 08:26:38

More than 75 percent of physicians said they received inadequate training in this area WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All medical students and physicians should be trained in nutrition and physical activity to help combat America's growing obesity challenge. That's the message of a new white paper Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care released today by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the American...

2014-06-23 23:12:31

Mueller Sports Medicine is proud to introduce an innovative new line of bags to meet the demands of today’s athletic training professional. Mueller’s new line of athletic training bags were designed with insight from certified athletic trainers who rely on their bags during the most crucial of moments in sporting competition; and to build this premium athletic training kit, Mueller partnered with the industry leader in first aid bags, MERET™. Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June...


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