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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,...

2012-07-07 23:00:18

The foot and ankle region is the most common area of injury for dancers of all ages and skill levels. Dancers can experience a variety of injuries to the foot and ankle, including ankle sprain, tendinitis, stress fractures or pain related to extra bones in the foot. Treatment for a dancer with foot and ankle pain is different than other athletes because of the increased demands on the foot, the repetitive nature of the movements, and the specific footwear required. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 The...

2012-01-30 14:20:00

Sports medicine specialist and assistant clinical professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at New York University School of Medicine Dr. Victor Khabie offers tips on preventing wrestling related injury. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Wrestling as a sport can be traced back to the ancient Olympics and has been practiced throughout the world in many forms and styles ever since. Today, wrestling is offered at various levels, from youth wrestling in middle school through high...

2012-01-10 15:16:01

For handball players, ankle sprains are just part of life.  But this may be about to change:  Christian Peham and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have undertaken a detailed analysis of the three most important ligaments in the ankle.  The group investigated the ligaments´ movements and the strains to which they are subjected during the jump shot, the most frequent shot at goal.  The results could help significantly reduce the risk of...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'