News tagged with muscle injury

A new way to measure muscle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Shortly after taking a faculty position at MIT, Joel Dawson '96, SM '97 got together with his former music teacher, Elena Ruehr, for coffee. Ruehr, an MIT lecturer in music and theater arts, ...

Oct 28, 2009
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Platelet-rich plasma: Does it work?

Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. According to a new study in the October issue of the Journal of the American Ac ...

Oct 01, 2009
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Detached gecko tails dance to their own tune

Geckos and other lizards have long been known for their incredible ability to shed their tails as a decoy for predators, but little is known about the movements and what controls the tail once it separates ...

Sep 09, 2009
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Muscle rubs: Use for pain is questionable

There is not enough evidence to support using gels and creams containing rubefacients for chronic and acute pain, according to a systematic review by Cochrane Researchers. Rubefacients cause irritation and reddening of the ...

Jul 08, 2009
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