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2014-06-10 12:29:56

WASHINGTON and MODI'IN, Israel, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific cognitive tests, evidence-based recommendations, and easy-to-read graphical reports empower healthcare professionals with an innovative tool for home-based wellness NeuroTrax, a pioneer and leader in the emerging brain wellness industry, today announced the global availability of BrainCare(TM), a cognitive assessment and report solution to aid...

2014-06-09 23:10:02

BioFit Engineered Products will introduce an innovative concept in workplace seating – adding movement to the ergonomics of the chair itself – with the rollout of its MVMT™ line today at NeoCon 2014 in Chicago. Developed in collaboration with award-winning designer Bruce Fifield, of Studio Fifield, Milan, Italy, the MVMT line represents an entirely new direction for BioFit from aesthetic and user experience perspectives. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 BioFit Engineered...

2014-06-03 23:16:57

Bleck Design Group, an award-winning industrial design and engineering firm, will feature examples of user-friendly home medical products and ergonomic office equipment at MD&M (Medical Design & Manufacturing) East in New York, June 10-12, 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Bleck Design Group, a product design firm based in the Boston area, will feature examples of ergonomic home medical products and office equipment at MD&M East, during June 10-12, 2014, at the Jacob...

2014-05-31 23:08:04

One of the most renowned integrated therapy centers in Beverly Hills, Innovative Speech & Language Pathology is offering complimentary consultations and screenings for a limited time. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Beverly Hills Speech Therapist Offers Complimentary Consultations and Screening One of the most renowned integrated therapy centers in Beverly Hills, Innovative Speech & Language Pathology is offering free consultations and screenings for a limited time*. ISLP...

2014-05-28 23:05:58

The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is seeking funding to provide evidenced-based research that documents Sensory Processing Disorder, its impact on the brain and treatment effectiveness so that children and families can get the resources needed to positively impact their education, socialization and livelihood. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation is seeking funding to build upon the groundbreaking research study published by...

2014-05-24 23:01:19

Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), hosted a multi-part educational training on Industrial Rehabilitation May 8-10, 2014. The course educated rehab professionals nationally on how to specialize in the treatment of the injured worker on May 8th, and how to become proficient in functional testing on May 9-10. Spooner, WI (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), a Physical Therapist owned-and-operated company that helps physical and occupational therapists open and grow their own...

2014-05-22 23:04:27

Presented by distinguished experts in the field, the 17th International 3S Symposium, Strategies, Science & Success: The Changing Landscape of Sensory Processing Disorder offers thought-provoking workshops including the latest research in Sensory Processing Disorderand evidence-based treatment, strategies to use in schools and clinics, and practice management help – reimbursement and health care changes that can impact your practice. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Sensory...

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...

2014-05-19 23:11:45

KORT Physical Therapy: The Best in Rehab, opens its 41st clinic in Taylorsville, Kentucky. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 KORT Physical Therapy, The Best in Rehab, opened its 41st clinic on May 12, 2014. The new clinic is located at 543 Taylorsville Road, Taylorsville, Kentucky, 40071. Clinic Director, Dr. Brittany Kersey PT DPT will oversee all operations as well as treat patients along with Dr. Hannah Arms, PT, DPT. “The number of patients in the Spencer County area has...

2014-05-19 23:00:10

New book presents program designed to let able-bodied people experience life with a ‘disability’. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The new guide “Disability 4 A Day” (published by Balboa Press) from author Dr. Michelle McFalls-Mills presents to readers her Disability 4 A Day program, which gives children and adults a chance to “walk in someone else’s shoes” by experiencing a “physical disability.” This edition of “Disability 4 A Day” includes all required forms and...


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