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2010-03-12 07:00:00

New study questions the safety of football turf; warrants further research NEW ORLEANS, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study presented today at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), rates for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries and eversion ankle sprains (where the foot twists outward) are significantly higher in the National Football League (NFL) games played on FieldTurf, an artificial playing surface, as compared to...

2010-02-24 10:00:00

Foot and ankle surgeons discuss arthritis surgical advances LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's good news for active older adults who are plagued with arthritic ankles.

2010-02-23 10:00:00

Timely treatment and rehabilitation key to proper healing LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sometimes athletes can be their own worst enemy especially when they continue to play following an injury to a foot or ankle.

2009-09-29 18:45:54

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Laurent Robinson will likely miss the rest of the season with a broken leg and sprained ankle. Rams Coach Steve Spagnuolo said Tuesday Robinson suffered a high ankle sprain and also a fracture high on his fibula.

2009-09-21 07:30:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from the American Pain Foundation (APF) says economic pain from the recession is contributing to acute (short-term) physical pain for Americans.(1) In response to these findings, King Pharmaceuticals(R), Inc.

2009-09-21 07:00:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey from the American Pain Foundation says economic pain from the recession is contributing to acute, or short-term, physical pain for Americans.

2009-09-06 23:40:57

High school football players and wrestlers have the highest rate of severe injuries, U.S.

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2009-09-02 23:50:00

New study finds severe injuries vary by sport, gender and type of exposure.

2009-06-30 12:00:00

Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding.

2009-05-18 19:50:41

Not ignoring a summer ache or pain due to sports could help prevent serious injuries, two U.S. physicians advise. Dr. William Levine, chief of sports medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, and Dr. Anil S.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.