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2014-04-21 23:03:44

A team of Allegheny Health Network physicians has presented the first evidence supporting an objective method of concussion assessment. Reporting at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, specialists from the orthopaedics, neurology, and sports medicine programs at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) determined that a clinical diagnosis of concussion was highly correlated with results from oculomotor and vestibular reflex testing. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB)...

2014-04-19 23:01:39

Sport and Spine Rehab’s CEO Dr. Jay Greenstein, along with Dr. Allen Sokoloff, and Dr. Spencer Baron will see their POWER Play in Sports SAFE (Supporting Athletes and Families through Education) Gameplan© Certification program presented for the first time by the Illinois Chiropractic Association on May 22nd in Chicago. Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Driven by the need to raise awareness and ensure the protection and safety of youth participants in sports, especially those...

2014-04-17 23:11:38

As the annual National Athletic Training Month (NATM) has ended for 2014, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) would like to recognize all of the athletic trainers (ATs), athletic training students (ATSs), and sports organizations in NYS that took part in promoting the athletic training (AT) profession during March to bring athletic health and safety into the spotlight. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Athletic trainers (ATs), as health care professionals who...

2014-04-17 23:05:13

ReportsnReports.com adds Latest Report on “MediPoint: Sports Medicine - US Analysis and Market Forecasts” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 This report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports medicine market has been estimated in this report and covers the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan, Brazil, China and India. The report provides unmet needs, future adoption and compound...

2014-04-16 20:22:11

The Partnership between Houston Methodist and Klein ISD Ensures Expert Concussion Care, Sideline Support and Rapid Access to Professional Medical Care for Safe Return to Play HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine located on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus partners with Klein Independent School District (Klein ISD) Athletics in an agreement that will prove a win-win for the Northwest Houston community. The...

2014-04-15 23:13:20

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion talks about the dangers of concussions in youth and the related steps to ensure children’s safety and long-term well-being. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since April is Youth Sports Safety Month, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion want to highlight the importance of concussion awareness. Newsfeeds are regularly flooded with stories of brain injuries in athletes of all ages and all levels. Given their common nature and...

2014-04-11 12:52:44

Also more likely to specialize in 1 sport, Loyola study finds A Loyola University Medical Center study is reporting for the first time a link between overuse injury rates in young athletes and their socioeconomic status. The rate of serious overuse injuries in athletes who come from families that can afford private insurance is 68 percent higher than the rate in lower-income athletes who are on public insurance (Medicaid), the study found. The study also found that privately insured...

2014-04-09 12:31:58

HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orthopedic spine specialist, HoSun Hwang, M.D., of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is the featured speaker at a back and neck pain seminar on Tuesday, April 29 to be held at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. The seminar begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Women's & Children's Pavilion conference center - first floor. The free event is open to the public and includes light refreshments and door prizes....

2014-04-08 23:32:29

People who are interested in learning how they can reduce their risk for painful foot blisters may access the guide at no cost. Esperance, Australia (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Rebecca Rushton BSc, an Australian podiatrist who is an expert in foot blisters, has just released a new and free resource called “The Advanced Guide to Blister Prevention.” The helpful and educational guide, which may be viewed online and downloaded at no cost, is an ideal resource for athletes and sports medicine...

2014-04-08 16:23:07

William L. Weigel, M.D., joins Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists SPOKANE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William L. Weigel has joined the expert team of doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00788 Dr. Weigel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine conditions utilizing advanced spine pain management techniques. A native of Beatrice, Neb., Dr. Weigel graduated from the University of Nebraska...


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