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2014-08-13 23:00:26

Eight KORT Physical Therapists Receive Advanced Designation. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Recently, eight physical therapists from KORT locations in Louisville, Lexington and Nicholasville Kentucky earned the professional designation Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) from The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Currently, there are only 121 Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics in Kentucky. Only 65%...

2014-08-06 23:01:53

Jennifer Clark, PT, Begins Work at Stone Oak Clinic San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is thrilled to announce the addition of a new physical therapist, Jennifer Clark, PT, to the Huebner Road Clinic in Stone Oak. Jennifer received her Bachelor Exercise Science and Fitness and Human Performance from St. Ambrose University, where she was an All-American collegiate basketball player. Jennifer is currently working towards becoming a Sports...

2014-07-23 23:02:49

Seven TexPTS Therapists Receive Board Certification in June 2014 Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that seven physical therapists from their Westlake, Westgate, Liberty Hill, Parmer, Balcones, and Georgetown clinics have received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) this June. Adriana Juarez, PT, DPT, OCS, Tony Lauretta, PT, DPT, OCS,...

2014-07-18 16:23:15

Dr. Rebecca Craik named dean of Arcadia's College of Health Sciences; Dr. Philip McClure named chair of the University's Department of Physical Therapy GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arcadia University has announced that Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named dean for its College of Health Sciences, and Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named chair of its Department of Physical Therapy. The two have a combined total of more than 36 years of...

2014-07-10 23:11:37

The Foundation for Physical Therapy raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, North Carolina, during the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, North Carolina, during the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition. Using mobile fundraising technology, more...

2014-06-30 23:11:29

Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independently owned outpatient practice with more than 30 clinics spread across Southeast and Central Virginia, as well as three Performance Centers in Suffolk, Newport News and Gloucester, Va. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to welcome Stephen Carlson to its corporate team as its new Information Technology Manager. Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independently owned outpatient practice with more than 30...

2014-06-30 12:31:33

Orthopedic surgeon helps improve care for Summit Pharmacy's injured workers PHOENIX, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A senior advisor to Summit Pharmacy Inc. who has helped the company refine its care of injured workers has been named an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Michael J. Axe, founding partner of First State Orthopaedics and a professor in the University of Delaware's physical therapy...

2014-06-25 23:14:55

Physical Therapist obtains rare board certification. Oroville, Ca (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On June 20, 2014, Dr. James Plummer PT, DPT, OCS received his board certification as a specialist in sports therapy. This certification serves as recognition to the highest level of care available. This was the result of a multi-year long course of study and practice in the field of sports therapy. Areas covered included acute injury management, medical/surgical conditions, injury prevention and sports...

2014-06-23 23:12:00

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) to 16 physical therapists. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative...

2014-05-29 23:17:55

Therapeutic Associates Outlines Strategies for Stroke Victims Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) attributes one in 19 deaths in the United States to stroke, killing nearly 130,000 each year. Further, stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability, reducing mobility in more than half of stroke survivors above age sixty-five. During National Stroke Awareness Month, all physical therapy owned locations within Therapeutic...


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