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2014-05-13 23:15:17

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion explains what’s involved in competing in a triathlon and the potential injuries athletes face during the swimming, biking and running segments. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Triathlons are fun community and/or competitive sporting events that focus primarily on endurance. Athletes first swim, then bike and finally run to the finish. A group can participate in a relay with each person doing only one or two sections of the event. Triathlons come...

2014-05-12 23:07:33

Eric S. Millstein, Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, has been commemorated for excellent work and patient care. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Eric S. Millstein, M.D., board-certified orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, has been named one of the country’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Lmtd., America’s best source for identifying the best physicians in American Medicine. A Castle Connolly Top Doctor award is bestowed after an extensive nomination...

2014-05-12 12:30:51

In response to a growing regional and national demand, new U-M brand offers premium patient resource for musculoskeletal care ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People want to be on the move. For some, that means continuing hobbies like golf, biking or walking. Others just want to be able to play with their children or grandchildren. Unfortunately, health challenges like arthritis, injuries, fractures and back problems may get in the way of the active lifestyle many...

2014-05-07 08:28:01

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC), HEALTHSOUTH Corp. (NYSE: HLS), Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ: AIRM), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) and AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-05-04 23:00:30

Famous directory includes 15 new offices and new medical specialties throughout Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, and San Diego Counties. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 Doctors on Liens™, the leading network of qualified medical professionals specializing in med/legal evaluations and treatments for personal injury and workers' compensation cases, has continued its steady growth in early 2014. The new medical offices include medical specialties and locations highly requested by...

2014-05-01 23:15:28

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) again participated in the annual NYS Athletic Administrators Association conference in March, with representatives hosting an exhibit booth on sports safety awareness and a NYSATA member presenting an informational session on role and expectations of a certified athletic trainer (AT) in the school setting. These efforts ironically came during National Athletic Training Month (NATM), which is held each March to promote ATs and...

2014-05-01 16:33:28

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS), the nation's largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, has named Leo I. "Lee" Higdon Jr. as non-executive Chairman of the Board, effective May 1, 2014. He will succeed Jon F. Hanson, who has served as a director of HealthSouth since 2002 and non-executive chairman of the board since 2005. In recognition of his long and outstanding service, his fellow...

2014-05-01 08:30:52

Year-round Play Contributes to 10-fold Increase of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Among Youth ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball season is back and so are the injuries. But, elbow injuries, once seen as a problem for professional athletes, are becoming more prevalent among high school and middle school athletes due to increased play and competition at the youth level. Repetitive stress to a pitcher's ulnar collateral ligament (UCL)--an important...

2014-04-30 08:28:11

Proven Principles in Sport Science and Energy Management Shed New Light on Improving Health Outcomes NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson announced, in partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the creation of the Global Alliance for Health and Performance (the Global Alliance). The Global Alliance will work to educate and promote the ways in which proven principles of sport science and energy management can move society from a disease...

2014-04-29 23:13:19

Courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. Clinics see the need and future in Workers’ Comp Rehab. Next training dates announced. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced...


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