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2014-08-29 23:06:54

Children with sensory issues often have developmental delays. What occupational therapy does for kids with SPD is to help both the child and the family learn strategies and tools to help the child at home and at school. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For most kids, sensory processing occurs without conscious thought and these skills are automatic. But for some kids, sensory information goes into the brain but does not get organized into appropriate responses. For some of these...

2014-08-28 23:16:09

HealthPostures a leading national designer and manufacturer of sit to stand ergonomic office equipment, has announced that it has entered into a new dealer partnership with major office supplier FSI Office. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 HealthPostures, a leading national designer and manufacturer of industrial and office ergonomics equipment, has announced that it has entered into a new dealer partnership with office supplier, FSI Office. The partnership will put...

2014-08-19 12:29:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Health, the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care, has been selected as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare for the year 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135790 "We're very proud of our corporate culture," said Net Health CEO, Anthony Sanzo. "It is an honor to be named to this list, as it affirms our passion for creating a work environment where our employees can...

2014-08-15 23:03:31

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council. This advisory council makes recommendations to the governor for developing and administering a comprehensive State Plan to provide services to individuals with brain or spinal cord injuries and to help prevent new injuries from occurring. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Dr....

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%...

2014-08-13 12:28:10

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winchester, Virginia, based Valley Health is implementing Net Health's Agility Software for their occupational medicine (OM) EHR needs at urgent care locations in Virginia and West Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135790 Valley Health is replacing an existing EHR with Agility Software because it's able to drive the dual functionality required for urgent care centers that also provide occupational medicine services, a...

2014-08-12 23:00:53

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation’s Dr. Lucy Jane Miller responds to a new follow-up groundbreaking study from UC San Francisco showing that children affected with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory areas different than those in autism. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The University of California San Francisco’s new research study, published on July 30, 2014 in ‘PLOS ONE’, an open access peer-reviewed...

2014-08-08 23:04:27

Ascend Rehab’s rebranding aims to more effectively communicate its services, support its position as a top contract therapy company, and maintain continuity of care in the Ascend family of companies. Fort Lee, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Ascend Rehab is pleased to announce the completion of a rebranding effort that will more effectively communicate its services and further support its position as a top contract therapy company. This transformation is in conjunction with the...

2014-08-04 08:27:08

New name reflects strength of services as company unites under one brand TOWSON, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Mid-Atlantic based physical therapy practices with more than 60 locations across five states and Washington, D.C. have combined and will now operate as Pivot Physical Therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140802/132799 The clinics are located in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. For over a decade, they have...

2014-08-02 23:02:43

Hands-On Seminars is Creating an Advisory Board with the Express Purpose of Identifying Specific Post-graduate Educational Needs of Physical and Occupational Therapists Astoria, New York (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Hands-On Seminars is pleased to announce the formation of the HOS Advisory Board with the appointment of Kevin Okamura PT, FCAMPT, MCMT as Chairman. Kevin is a Certified Instructor for Hands On Seminars and a physical therapist for a private clinic in Edmonton, Canada. Kevin...


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