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2014-09-02 23:06:59

Annual golf outing has raised more than $12 million for patient programs, equipment and services. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Jerry Segal Classic to benefit the patients of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital returns on September 19 at The ACE Club and Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania. Over the past 25 years, the Classic, organized by the Friends of Jerry Segal, has raised more than $12 million for programs and services designed to support patients...

2014-07-08 23:08:47

8 sites from across the country will participate in this year’s Walk to Victory Over Paralysis. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will participate in a 24-hour fundraising and awareness event, Walk to Victory Over Paralysis, from 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19 through 9 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014. For 24 hours, current and former patients and community members will walk on a treadmill in Magee’s Riverfront Outpatient Center Locomotor Training Clinic to...

2014-06-23 04:20:42

ABU DHABI, UAE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center has admitted its first patients into the newly opened Abu Dhabi facility this month. Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center offers specialized and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long term care for patients with chronic illness or injury. (Photo:...

2014-06-18 23:09:04

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has opened a new outpatient facility in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has opened a new outpatient facility in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. The new facility, located at 400 N. Buckstown Road near the Oxford Valley Mall, will provide specialized rehabilitation programs for adolescent, adult and geriatric residents of Bucks County. “We are excited to expand our outpatient therapy network to this area...

2014-05-22 08:30:46

Combination Therapy Trial Allows 80 Percent of Stroke Patients to Regain Arm and Hand Use CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) revealed the results of a study wherein 80 percent of stroke survivor participants regained arm and hand use - 30 percent more than possible with standard therapies. The breakthrough study combines for the first time a new, non-invasive brain stimulation technique with traditional occupational therapy...

2014-04-07 23:22:56

Funds Raised Benefit Community and Patient Programs, Such as Wheelchair Sports, Art Therapy, Magee’s Facility Dog Program and More Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will host the 14th Annual Night of Champions fundraiser on Friday, May 2 at Penns Landing Caterers. All proceeds benefit Magee’s community and patient programs, such as wheelchair sports, adjunctive therapies, the Patient Resource Center and the Gaspar Center. The evening features...

2014-04-02 23:33:19

Professional Physical Therapy (“Professional”) will be featured on American Health Front! on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 5:30 – 6:00 p.m., on WCBS-TV, channel 2. Recognized for cutting-edge rehabilitation therapy and excellent service standards, Professional was selected to educate viewers about options in physical therapy. Uniondale, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Professional Physical Therapy ("Professional") will be featured on American Health Front! on Saturday, April 5,...

2014-03-14 23:02:15

A new study released at a meeting of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) demonstrates that patients treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and units, like Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton Illinois, experience better long-term clinical outcomes than those treated in nursing homes. The study is the most comprehensive national analysis to date that examines the long-term outcomes of clinically similar patient populations treated in inpatient...

2014-03-11 08:31:11

Difference in Clinical Outcomes Demonstrates Why Rehabilitation Hospitals and Nursing Homes Should Not be Treated the Same by Congress and Medicare WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today at a meeting of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) shows that patients treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and units had better long-term clinical outcomes than those treated in nursing homes(1). The study is the most comprehensive...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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