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2014-09-10 23:03:44

Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. In a recent...

2014-08-25 23:00:55

A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research published online, August 26, in the journal Radiology. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans showed that use of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system appears to induce favorable changes in brain connections associated with balance and movement. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 A balance board accessory for a...

2014-08-24 23:02:53

Dr. Peter Marincovich of Audiology Associates discusses the latest therapies that make it possible for people suffering from balance issues to return to a more active lifestyle. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Although almost everyone experiences dizziness at some point in their lives, the risk of developing debilitating balance problems increases as we get older. Vestibular (inner ear problems) are a frequent cause of balance issues that can leave a person feeling unsteady and...

2014-06-25 23:05:46

Find out if you're using concussion management best practices. Join the Concussion Health community today and receive a 50 percent discount. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Through its ongoing collaboration with physicians and clinical specialists, Concussion Health has gathered a comprehensive list of frequently asked clinical questions regarding the current assessment and treatment of patients suffering from concussions, dizziness and balance disorders. With the growing...

2014-05-30 23:01:43

North American Seminars is a national provider of PT online continuing education courses. Five DVD with Online PT Continuing Education Courses have been approved by the CA and NV for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant license renewal. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 California and Nevada licensed physical therapists and physical therapy assistants can contribute to their required continuing medical education hours through five online continuing education courses...

2014-04-11 23:23:23

Hands-On Seminars, Inc. is making Vestibular Rehabilitation Training (VRT) available to Physical Therapists around the country in an effort to prevent falls and related injuries. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can cause injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults....

Magnetic Pull Of MRI Could Diagnose, Treat And Study Inner Ear Disorders
2014-03-20 08:52:28

Johns Hopkins Medicine Magnetic pull of MRI shown in zebrafish and in people with common inner-ear disturbance Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRI's magnetic field. The researchers first reported in 2011 in the journal Current Biology that an MRI's magnetic field pushes...

2014-03-06 23:31:53

The Law Offices of Steven H. Heisler, Baltimore personal injury attorney, is pleased to help spread the word about an orthotic garment available to help those with movement disorders. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Many who suffer from balance disorders, including multiple sclerosis and some forms of cerebral palsy, are finding a new treatment option can improve their balance and steady their gait. The system, invented by San Francisco physical therapist Cindy Gibson-Horn and...

2013-12-31 23:02:27

Maico Audiological Services's Audiologists want to draw attention to the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are oxotoxic and may contribute to hearing problems. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are either prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs that can impair your hearing and hinder your balance. As reported by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA), there are over 200 known drugs that can cause temporary or...

2013-11-16 23:01:35

OrthoBalance Physical Therapy Founder, Attilio S. Pensavalle, P.T., D.P.T. (Doctor of Physical Therapy) provides state-of-the-art clinical assessment and treatment for Balance Recovery, Fall Risk Management and Prevention at a new facility located in Great Neck. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 According to the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, falling has become a costly and significant health risk especially for adults over the age of...


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