Health News – Sports Medicine

Zero MRSA or Patient Infections Reported After Two Years as D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center Sets New Standard for Specialty Hospitals – D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center, proudly announces its surgical center is “infection free” after an initial two years of operation where over 2,000 procedures have been performed, according to Dr. Robert S. Bray Jr., founding director and CEO. This outpatient specialty hospital has taken a variety of proactive measures to reduce the risk of infection along with instituting very stringent protocols and procedures to ensure the safety of the patients. (PRWeb Nov 20, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1645634.htm Massage Envy Presents New Military Massage Therapy Discount Program – National Massage Franchise Offers Membership Discount for Active Military (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/massage/massage-therapy/prweb1631824.htm Air Force’s Stands Up First Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic For Wounded Warriors – The 3rd Medical Group at Elmendorf Air Force Base currently houses the Air Force’s only Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) center where they’ve seen and treated more than 1,500 patients, most of them Army soldiers returning from the war zone. (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1638504.htm Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes LASIK Expert Michael Raizman of Boston to its Unique LASIK Directory – Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK S’urgeons directory service and website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com in order to provide a resource for consumers seeking to improve their vision. What sets the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory apart is a unique screening process ensuring that only those who are among the best in LASIK Eye Surgery, Laser Surgeons in the United States are listed. Refractive eye surgeons, such as Dr. Michael Raizman, are screened based on their experience, research, publications, lectures and patient care standards. Trusted LASIK Surgeons believes Doctor Raizmans experience, research, teaching, and other professional accomplishments place him among the top 1% of LASIK surgeons in the United States. Dr. Raizman’s refractive practice at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston serves the greater Boston area with offices in Boston and Waltham. (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/boston-lasik-eye-surgery/dr-michael-raizman/prweb1591844.htm Advanced Health Protection For Professional Fighters — Natural Ingredients In Defense Soap Kill Ringworm, MRSA, Staph, Impetigo and Herpes – Defense Soap is the first all-in-one soap formulated specifically for wrestlers and mixed martial arts athletes. Washing with Defense Soap is all they’ll need to protect themselves against the consequences of hand-to-hand combat. These consequences are well known. They include everything from contracting ringworm and staph to impetigo and MRSA. The active ingredients in Defense Soap attack and destroy every one of these infections. (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/defensesoap/ringworm/prweb1631464.htm Ginko Biloba Does Not Prevent Dementia Or Alzheimer’s But Treadmill Desks Do – Ginko Biloba does not assist in the prevention of dementia or Alzheimer’s nor increase brain capacity as previously believed; walking throughout the day on a treadmill desk however, does. (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Alzheimers/dementia/prweb1641654.htm ARX and Faster Tomorrow-Sponsored Triathlete Terenzo Bozzone Wins Ironman World Championship 70.3 – Faster Tomorrow, a division of Healthy Directions, LLC, is delighted to announce Terenzo Bozzone’s first-place finish at the 2008 Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 on Saturday, November 8, in Clearwater, Fla. Just 23 years old, Bozzone was in third place after the 1.2 mile swim, finished the 56-mile bike leg in second then took the lead early in the 13.1-mile run. He won with a total time of 3:40:10 – a new course record. (PRWeb Nov 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1628964.htm Dr. Jay Granat Counsels Olympic Athletes, Olympic Coaches, Division I Athletes, Young Athletes, Tennis Pros, Professional Golfers And Weekend Warriors From Around The World – Top athletes, parents and coaches from around the world and from virtually every sport have contacted Dr. Jay Granat in order to find out how to perform to their fullest potential. His advice,books, seminars and programs helps them to find out how to get into the zone and stay there. (PRWeb Nov 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1624604.htm DigitalSports Introduces BoosterClub360: Fundraising for the New Economy – BoosterClub360, an all-in-one, online fundraising-management tool for schools, clubs and associations across the country, makes fundraising fun again (PRWeb Nov 17, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1618794.htm Treadmill Desks Better At Lowering Cancer Risk Than Vitamins “A” – “E” – There are many reasons to take vitamins but apparently cancer prevention is no longer one of them. Vitamins A to E have no impact but a walk at your desk could lower your cancer risk significantly. (PRWeb Nov 17, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Cancer/treadmill_desk/prweb1628794.htm FDA Clears the DPL (Deep Penetrating Light) Therapy System for Over-the-Counter – Home Use – LED Technologies, LLC has received FDA Clearance for their DPL™ Therapy System for temporary relief of pain. (PRWeb Nov 16, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1618274.htm BruiseMD Plays Ball With USC – BruiseMD Sponsors the “BruiseMD USC Trojan Injury Report” – BruiseMD, an all natural, bruise healing product, has entered into a promotional alliance with 710ESPN Radio, an ABC Disney media affiliate, to sponsor the “BruiseMD USC Trojan Injury Report.” (PRWeb Nov 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1610264.htm Fitness Giant Launches Nationwide Bone Health Initiative for 2009 – The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and the Swezey Institute of Santa Monica create at-home exercise training that promotes bone and joint health. (PRWeb Nov 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1605414.htm HOGGAN Ergo Unveils Latest Ergonomics Breakthrough – The new ergoPAK FSR (Force Sensing Resistor) was announced today by HOGGAN Ergo. This innovation to its highly successful ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit will provide versatile, easy to use sensors to measure localized pressures placed on the hand. (PRWeb Nov 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/hoggan_ergonomics/ergoPAK_FSR/prweb1603484.htm Treadmill Desks Battle “Love Handles” & Lower Risk of Death – A study recently released and published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the extra fat around the waist dramatically increased the risk of premature death in individuals. Even individuals with normal BMI Indexes were at higher risks if their hip/waist ratio indicated the presence of excess abdominal fat. (PRWeb Nov 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Health/Treadmill_Desks/prweb1613314.htm Point-of-Care Resource for Rehabilitation Therapists New from EBSCO Publishing, Providers of DynaMed and CINAHL – Rehabilitation Reference Center™ — Evidence-based Medicine Supports Clinical Decisions in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Orthopedics (PRWeb Nov 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/RehabilitationReference/CenterEBSCOPublishing/prweb1599104.htm TrekDesk Announces Affordable New Design of Treadmill Desk – While the economic and health restoring value of treadmill desks has been proven within major corporations, their cost has been a barrier for most small businesses. TrekDesk is offering a truly unique, affordable alternative that now fits any existing treadmill. (PRWeb Nov 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Health/Treadmill_Desks/prweb1599932.htm NYC Chiropractor Dr. Steven Shoshany Now Certified in Kinesio Taping. Chiropractor NYC – Dr. Steven Shoshany, a Chiropractor at Living Well Medical in Manhattan, is now a Certified Kinesio Practitioner. This technique was made public during the Summer 08 Olympics on the shoulder of Kerri Walsh. What is this tape? Can this tape help you with your bad knee ot painful shoulder? Find out why elite athletes use this tape to help speed recovery of their injuries. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1575464.htm Back to the Basics – Simplify to a Happier Life – Through their common military experience and similar entrepreneurial backgrounds in health and physical fitness, four veterans and Naval Academy classmates are on a mission to alter this trend by promoting these four tenets: re-focus, re-prioritize, get back to basics and simplify your life. By encouraging a more healthy and physically active lifestyle through Rolly Pollies International, Inc, Heroes of Tomorrow and The Perfect Pushup, John Mann, Stew Smith, Alden Mills and Joe Dondero hope to encourage individuals and families to spend more time together, live more productive lives and promote healthier eating habits all of which lead to a better, less stressful lives. Few can argue that the pace of daily life has spiraled upward in recent years and with it, so have stress levels and financial, social and professional pressures. Coupled with a world-wide economic meltdown, unrelenting advertising campaigns and a 24-hour cycle of negative news, it is easy to see how both individuals and families alike could lose perspective and control as they strive to meet every demand, exceed every expectation and just keep up! (PRWeb Nov 10, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1585944.htm Top National Health-Focused Franchise Hits Benchmark of 500th Clinic – Massage Envy’s 500th Clinic Opens in New Jersey (PRWeb Nov 9, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Massage/Massage-Therapy/prweb1588534.htm   All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.

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