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2013-04-22 23:04:24

The New Website Demonstrates the Advantages of the “Grip-N-Assist” Gait Belt with Handles, Showing How the Belt Solves the Leading Cause of Injury to Seniors Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 Left Coast Sports Innovation llc. enhanced its website, http://www.grip-n-assist.com allowing consumers to purchase the gait belts online, view videos about the products, and receive answers to frequently asked questions. There are 3 different models based on size, the most popular...

Walking Is As Good As Running For Heart Health
2013-04-05 11:14:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study out this week from the American Heart Association has found that a nice, brisk walk can be just as heart healthy as running. The results of this study could be good news for those who dislike running or have a disability which keeps them from running. Though walking may have some of the same benefits as running, walkers will have to spend more time on the road than runners to see similar results. This study is the...

Permitted Left Turns Present Serious Danger For Pedestrians
2013-04-03 12:03:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Executing a ℠permitted´ left turn while driving through your neighborhood can be a risky maneuver. These are different from the ℠protected´ left turns, which are indicated by a solid green arrow. Permitted left turns are allowed when there´s a break in oncoming traffic. This means drivers who attempt this tricky turn may only be focused on cars hurtling towards them and not other potential risks —...

2013-03-09 23:04:56

Naylors Equestrian is now a family run business with a passion for continuously improving its retail offering. Naylors Equestrian pride themselves on the quality of equestrian goods that we sell. Rochdale, UK (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Naylors offers a wide collection riding boots, equestrian clothing, horse rugs, boots, saddles, bridles, and supplements. The company has recently launched dozens of new products in its equestrian line-up, introducing several stylish Dubarry boots and clothing...

2013-02-28 23:03:05

A tall walking cane from Walking-Canes.Net, when used properly, will ensure comfort, balance and stability to the taller individual who requires a little extra support while walking. Lady Lake, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Humans use canes from Walking-Canes.Net for several different reasons. Some buy them after a minor injury and some use them permanently. The trend is to associate canes with the elderly, but today are used by many. Users that needs extra support while walking can benefit...

Running Cockroaches Give Robotics A Fast Track To Success
2013-02-23 08:28:09

[WATCH VIDEO: From Running Roaches To Robots] April Flowers for redOrbit — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan have found that running cockroaches begin to recover from being pushed sideways even before their nervous systems kick in to tell their legs what to do. The research team hopes that these new insights on the stabilization of biological systems could one day help engineers design steadier robots. The findings, published online in Biological...

2013-02-21 23:02:18

Thousands of women and girls throughout the country will be walking in solidarity for 100 minutes, in their own neighborhoods, and at their own pace on Sunday, March 10, 2013 starting at 4:30 p.m. (EST) as a moving tribute honoring Harriet Tubman. Open to the Public. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 GirlTrek, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, will host its annual spring walking challenge to inspire Black women and girls to put their health first by simply...

Backaches Evolved Once We Started To Walk Upright
2013-02-15 19:08:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Feeling like your feet are a little sore or you have a backache after a day of shopping or walking around town? Well, scientists now say you can blame that on evolution. Bruce Latimer, an anthropologist from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, says adapting to upright walking has resulted in physical challenges that affect most humans. "If an engineer were given the task to design the human body, he...

2013-02-08 23:03:38

This innovative customization is well evident in the Crocodile Gait Trainer from Snug Seat, now offered by Rehabmart. Available in three sizes, this gait trainer is suitable for children from two years of age to adulthood and comes with a plethora of standard and special options to perfectly customize it to the special needs of every individual user. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined...

2013-01-30 23:01:43

We Welcome Dogs is the brand new guide that provides Scotland´s dog owners with information on the places that welcome dogs, from hotel and cottages, to pubs and cafes, doggy day care, vets and shops.Scotland has an increasing amount of businesses that are becoming dog friendly and are now opening up to this burgeoning market. Edinburgh (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Brand New Guide to Scotland´s Dog Friendly Businesses Scotland has an increasing amount of businesses that are becoming...