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2014-02-04 12:24:11

Doctors Concerned about Rising Number of Athletes with ACL injuries CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the hopes of many, Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games after a string of injuries to her anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, a ligament that provides rotation stability to the knee. World champion ski jumper Sara Hendrickson also had ACL surgery but is hoping for an injury-free gold medal performance this...

2014-02-04 08:36:06

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will participate in the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York on February 25-26, 2014. HealthSouth President and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Grinney, will participate in a fireside chat presentation on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available at http://investor.healthsouth.com by clicking on an...

2014-01-31 23:28:47

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to be linked to some newly revealed - and potentially groundbreaking - sports safety programs and proposals related to concussions, sports safety, and appropriate medical coverage in youth athletics. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Super Bowl Media Week 2014 has provided a public platform for some landmark developments in concussion research, legislation and awareness and the New York State Athletic Trainers’...

2014-01-31 23:22:37

Atlantic Sports Health, Cybex, to Collaborate on Development of Effective Exercise Based Prevention, Recovery and Overall Health Advancements Medway, MA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Cybex International, a leading manufacturer of premium exercise equipment, today announced Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care organizations in New Jersey, as an official research and education partner of the Cybex Research Institute. Under the new partnership, Cybex and the Atlantic...

2014-01-31 12:24:05

Innovative, comprehensive sports program combines clinical and scientific research enhancing player performance, injury prevention and overall health CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Cleveland Browns made official the partnership that makes University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland the official health care partner of the Cleveland Browns for the next 10 years. As the Official Health Care Partner of the Browns, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, the health...

2014-01-30 23:28:22

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) held its annual awards ceremony during the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Conference earlier this month. Three professional awards, three undergraduate student scholarships, and one school-centered honor are awarded annually based on achievement, service, and dedication related to the profession of athletic training (AT) and sports safety. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 On Saturday, January 11, 2014,...

2014-01-30 23:27:22

Orthopedic thought leaders include Dr. Peter Millett in their recommendations for the best orthopedic surgeons in the shoulder subspecialty. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Colorado orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Peter Millett has been recognized by Orthopedics This Week as one of the best shoulder surgeons in the US. This list of the top 28 shoulder surgeons represents leaders in their subspecialty chosen by their peers. In addition, U.S. News & World Reports has consistently ranked...

2014-01-28 23:03:50

For Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Bulczynski of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, prevention is key. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 With more than 19 million Americans predicted to ski or ride this winter, many will undoubtedly hit the slopes with little to no preparation. The result can mean injury or worse. According to Dr. Andrew Bulczynski, an orthopedic surgeon at DISC Sports & Spine Center who works regularly with Red Bull athletes, eight tips can greatly reduce...

2014-01-27 23:27:28

Tennis Elbow Solution designed by Todd Scott is the latest program that teaches people how to end agonizing elbow pain naturally and quickly without drugs or pills. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Tennis Elbow Solution is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender. Tennis elbow occurs when tendons in the elbow are overworked by repetitive...

2014-01-26 23:04:20

Hand problems such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome and arthritis, which commonly interfere with daily activities should be diagnosed and treated by a qualified orthopaedic specialist such as Dr. Kai-Uwe Mazur and Dr. Dominic Mintalucci at The Hand Center at SRO. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 No matter how old a person is or how they spend their days, the condition of the hands and arms play an important role in maintaining quality of life, and can...