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2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old Striker Jozy Altidore fell to the ground in the Americans’ World Cup opener against Ghana, he was felled by the most common injury in all of sports. Contact sports such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball, and soccer all see their share of hamstring injuries as do non-contact sports such as marathon running, tennis and even bowling....

2014-05-21 23:15:27

Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers a wide range of preventive strategies for sports injuries. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Sports injuries can happen when people exercise or play sports. Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report created by Preeti Verma on the site Vkool.com, shows simple and easy tips and advice on how to avoid sports injuries such as sprains and...

2014-04-03 10:37:44

Lyme disease, if not treated promptly with antibiotics, can become a lingering problem for those infected. But a new study led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has some brighter news: Once infected with a particular strain of the disease-causing bacteria, humans appear to develop immunity against that strain that can last six to nine years. The finding doesn’t give people who have already had the disease license to wander outside DEET-less, however. At least 16...

Meningitis Outbreak At UCSB Results In Double Foot Amputation
2013-12-04 07:15:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A bacterial meningitis outbreak that has been sweeping its way across Princeton University, infecting at least eight students since earlier this year, is now on the loose at University of California Santa Barbara. UCSB authorities say a fourth student has come down with a strain of meningitis similar to the one that has been ongoing at Princeton in New Jersey. While students on the east coast have all received care and have made...

Ivy League School Confirms Eighth Case Of Bacterial Meningitis
2013-11-24 05:09:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An eighth Princeton University student has contracted meningitis as part of an outbreak that dates back to last March, officials from the New Jersey-based Ivy League school confirmed on Friday. According to a report by JoNel Aleccia of NBC News, the victim is an unidentified female who first experienced symptoms on Wednesday and was hospitalized after being examined at the campus student health center. “Health officials are...

2013-11-23 23:02:43

Zensah® has developed a new and improved thigh sleeve to help those dealing with quad and hamstring strains, as well improve muscle recovery. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Zensah®, a leading manufacturer of athletic compression apparel, has announced the release of their new thigh compression sleeve. The new thigh sleeve provides athletes with superior muscle support and recovery in the upper leg area. The Zensah® Thigh Compression Sleeve features pin-point...

2013-08-22 23:22:27

CNN's Sanjay Gupta joins Barack Obama and Willie Nelson as celebrities with namesake medical marijuana strains. Helping Hands Dispensary in Boulder introduces new weed: Gupta Kush. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Joining a long list of celebrities like Willie Nelson and Barack Obama who have namesake cannabis strains, a new type of medical marijuana has been named after CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta - Sanjay Gupta Kush. “Dr. Gupta's recent reporting...

2013-06-17 23:23:26

Hamstring Treatment created by Loris Bertolacci is a new program that provides people with an effective hamstring injury treatment, and detailed instructions on how to stop hamstring strains quickly. A full Hamstring Treatment review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Hamstring Treatment created by Loris Bertolacci is a new hamstring rehab program that provides people with an effective hamstring injury treatment,...

2013-04-16 12:37:18

Strain is evolving to be more like virulent 1800s cholera The cholera strain that transferred to Haiti in 2010 has multiple toxin gene mutations that may account for the severity of disease and is evolving to be more like an 1800s version of cholera, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. The strain, "altered El Tor," which emerged around 2000, is known to be more virulent and to cause more severe diarrhea and dehydration than earlier strains that had been circulating since the...

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...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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