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2013-05-24 23:16:13

To Brace or Not to Brace, KORT Physical Therapist and Chevy Chase Clinic Director, Stephen Karam, PT, DPT answers the question. Prophylactic bracing is one of many things experts have come up with to help the athlete stay in the game, but do they work? Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Being an athlete carries with it the risk that an injury is one play away. And for years, athletes, doctors and trainers have been coming up with new methods to help prevent injuries form occurring in...

2013-05-09 23:50:05

Leading orthopaedist Dr. Jeffrey Yormak emphasizes preventive tips for injury-free softball play. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Does anything signify spring more than a youngster grabbing a bat, ball and mitt and heading for the baseball or softball diamond? Since Little League Softball was established in 1974, the sport has enjoyed growing popularity and today more than 360,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 18 play on 25,000 Little League teams worldwide. Many thousands more play on...

2012-12-30 05:03:57

Brad Fideler, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center in Lake Geneva provides advice on common winter injuries. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 Brad Fideler, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center in Lake Geneva provides advice on common winter injuries. "Exercise is good for your body, but like most things, it is not without risks. Exercise injuries affect almost everyone at one...

2012-10-16 04:02:24

Sports medicine expert Dr. Scott Levin on preseason conditioning to prevent injuries on the slopes this coming season. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 When the leaves start to turn, skiers´ minds turn to upcoming powder. But autumn is also the time to get their bodies prepped for winter so they won´t have to nurse an injury that could have been avoided, says Dr. Scott Levin, orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine expert with New York-based Somers Orthopaedic Surgery &...

2012-08-03 23:02:58

Turf Toe injuries can affect nearly 50% of high-level athletes. These injuries are often difficult to accurately diagnose and treat. Dr. Thomas O. Clanton, in association with the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, has been awarded a research grant that will provide a detailed evaluation of turf toe injuries using a method of analysis that utilizes stress radiographs leading to better diagnostics, more accurate treatments and better outcomes for patients. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) August 03,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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