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2014-02-11 08:34:03

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for PM&R announces the 2014 winter cycle recipients of research grant awards in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation Neil Segal, MD (University of Iowa) will receive the Ossur Prosthetic / Orthotic Research Grant for his study on the effect of arch orthoses on tibial rotation and tibiofemoral contact stress. Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis is one of the most common disabling conditions in the...

2013-03-02 23:00:28

The ACRM | American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine announces that effective 1 January 2013, Leighton Chan, MD, MPH, and Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP, were appointed Co-Editors-in-Chief of its journal, the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Chan is Chief of the Rehabilitation Medicine Department of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, and Heinemann is Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Feinberg School...

2012-11-08 08:35:55

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At age 16, Ms. Natascha Schuh of Ellsworth, WI took her last step backward, falling through a trap door on her high school auditorium stage. She sustained a cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) that left her paralyzed. Like most teenagers in a similar situation, her initial reaction was: "I don't want this to be my life!" Physiatrist Dr. Mark Christopherson (Mayo Clinic) nominated Ms. Schuh for the Foundation for Physical Medicine and...