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2014-10-21 08:34:43

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for PM&R will present over $100,000 in research grant awards on Saturday, November 15 during the AAPM&R Annual Assembly in San Diego. Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant -- Venu Akuthota, MD (University of Colorado, Denver), "Correlation of PROMIS Short Form to Legacy Functional and Pain Outcome Measures in Individuals undergoing Spinal Interventions for Acute Low Back Pain...

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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.