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THE SKIN OR THE MAT: PROTECTING THE MOST IMPORTANT SURFACE

THE SKIN OR THE MAT: PROTECTING THE MOST IMPORTANT SURFACE Wrestling is a sport that demands mental and physical strength. Every move and throw presents the risk of an invisible opponent entering the competition. We’re talking about bacteria and viruses that can cause skin infections. The NCAA Injury Surveillance System...

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National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Selects Theraworx® as its Infection Prevention Product Partner

Asheville, NC (October 6, 2016) – Avadim Technologies Inc. (“Avadim”), a life sciences company delivering Pathogenesis Based Therapies (“PBTs”), is pleased to announce that the NWCA has selected Theraworx® and its patented protocols as its infection prevention product partner. Previously, 2% and 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate had been the associated partner for the...

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Concussions in Wrestling

As with any injury in sports, the most important prevention is to have a plan before the injury occurs. In the heat of a wrestling match, parents and coaches sometimes become overwhelmed by the moment, rendering decisions based upon the score and the intensity. There is no place for uncertainty...

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Choosing the Right Medical Pathway (Athletic Injuries)

By Vincent Hudson PhD, DPT, MBA, ATC Any challenge for the coach, parent and athlete following an injury is to attain proper information to help all involved come to a clear and concise plan of care. To accomplish this, there must be a prepared pathway predetermined before an injury occurs....

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