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2014-08-28 16:25:19

Surgeons warn -- don't underestimate an injured or broken toe. CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big toe, great toe, or the medical term "hallux"--whatever you call that first toe of yours, it's an important digit you don't want to injure, because it could turn out to be a bigger problem than you think. One such injury is "turf toe," something that happens in football or other sports when the toe is forcefully bent in the wrong way. Other types of big toe injuries occur during...

2014-08-22 16:23:13

Orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists update guide on ankle taping ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly everyone sprains an ankle at some point in their lives, and some people suffer from recurrent ankle sprains. This ankle injury frequently benefits from taping, and members of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) have updated the article How to Tape an Ankle at FootCareMD, the AOFAS patient-education website....

2014-08-07 23:06:06

Armed with four years of data, Ektio – makers of basketball shoes with revolutionary ankle support technology – announced that people who wear their shoes have an incredible 99 % reduction in the incidence of ankle sprains. New York (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Armed with four years of data, Ektio – makers of basketball shoes with revolutionary ankle support technology – announced that people who wear their shoes have an incredible 99 % reduction in the incidence of ankle sprains. The...

2014-06-26 23:16:41

Hands-On Care Physical Therapy of New York reports special event featuring well-known fellowship-trained hand surgeon Michael L. Mangonon, DO was great success. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Hand and wrist pain are common ailments for people in all walks of life, from athletes to those working eight hours per day at a desk job. Repetitive motion can damage your wrist. Everyday activities like typing, racquet sports or sewing can cause pain. People are looking for a way to...

2014-05-07 23:12:01

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics Foot and Ankle Program, led by Dr. Mark E. Schakel-- the only California board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon north of San Francisco-- provides a comprehensive array of treatment alternatives covering nonsurgical as well as surgical methods to overcome a patient’s pain and lost function due to an ankle injury. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Ankle fractures typically involve a partial or complete break in a bone and they...

2014-01-18 23:03:13

The New Online Store Offers Great Products Along with Outstanding Customer Service West Pennant Hills, Australia (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 BodyHeal, a physiotherapy company that is based in Australia, has just announced the launch of their new online retail store. The user-friendly website, http://www.bodyheal.com.au/, is already developing a well-deserved reputation for its outstanding selection of products, great support and its helpful and friendly staff. For people who are suffering...

2013-10-30 23:33:59

Releford Medical Institute uses PRP to effectively treat sports-related ankle injuries. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In 2012, Deron Williams struggled with injuries to both ankles, and many credit his mid-season comeback to the innovative platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy he received. A recent ankle sprain has kept the Brooklyn Nets player off the court again during pre-season training. Ankle sprains and inflammation can linger, slowing both professional and amateur...

2013-10-12 23:00:15

H.E.M Ankle Rehab System is a brand new home remedy for sprained ankle. The site Healthreviewcenter.com publishes a full overview of H.E.M Ankle Rehab System telling readers whether or not this remedy is useful. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 H.E.M Ankle Rehab System was introduced by Scott Malin. He is a well-recognized strength and conditioning trainer, who is certified by the Sports Medicine National Academy in the United States. The author has spent a long time testing this...

2013-10-09 23:29:15

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced a new ultra strong magnetic ankle bracelet for pain relief in seconds. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Pain Free Living - SuperiorMagnetics.com a leader in developing alternative pain relief products announced a new magnetic ankle bracelet so strong it relieves pain in seconds for sprains, arthritis and tendonitis in the foot ankle and knee. Customers often report pain relief in seconds during a brief demonstration using...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'