Hamstring injuries seem to be a plague for NFL wide receivers this season, especially for the Cowboy’s wide receiver Miles Austin. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin didn’t practice on Wednesday according to a report by ESPN's Todd Archer, due to a hamstring injury he has been battling this season.
Cross Bay Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has partnered with Toys for Tots, a national charitable organization that collects toys to give to needy children. They will serve as an official Toys For Tots collection center. Residents of Howard Beach, NY and surrounding areas are invited to donate toys any time between November 14th and December the 12th.
Thanks to social media, individuals are able to share just about anything nowadays. Case and point movie star Russell Crowe regularly shares details about his daily workouts. Recently, though, the actor used Twitter, a popular social media site to release the following...
Lately there has been an epidemic of increased osteoarthritis in younger patients, along with those that who have suffered from injuries like meniscus & ACL tears. Recently, Mike Goodson the Jets running back had torn his ACL and MCL in his knee during the loss to the Steelers last Sunday.
“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it!” and if you happen to be Kobe Bryant, then if it worked the first time, why question it? Kobe Bryant is traveling to Germany to have another round of platelet-rich plasma therapy on his right knee, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) is another regenerative therapy that helps to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and moderate to severe osteoarthritis. This regenerative therapy is similar to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), in the regards that it harnesses your own body’s natural healing process by using regenerative cells found in a patient’s own bone marrow.
Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson had to be lifted off New York City’s Citi Field on a stretcher on July 24, due a fractured fibula and deltoid ligament. Timmy underwent successful surgery and needs need around four months to completely recover from the injury. In addition, I believe that he is a viable candidate for Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease affecting the synovial joint, resulting in the loss the protective cartilage layer at the end of the 2 bones forming the joint. Some of these changes, however, may be reversed by the use of single or combined growth factors. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is being used as an alternative to invasive surgery for those that are suffering from osteoarthritis.
If you’re a Yankees fan then you are already bummed about the season and also the latest news revolving around Derek Jeter. The epitome of shortstops has been placed on the on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quadriceps strain. And to make matters worse Alex Rodriguez will not return from the disabled list because he too has a grade 1 strain of his left quadriceps. Talk about bad timing right?
Living a healthy and independent life is something we hope for as we start to grow older. A young individual may think nothing of climbing up or down a flight of stairs and will most likely labeled this as a mundane task. If you consider an older individual, then this task of climbing or descending a flight of stairs might offer a significant challenge.
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