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2014-07-29 08:28:27

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WebWise Therapy Services, the premier online provider for quality, school-based, special education, therapy services and assistive technology support, released a new e-Book today, "The Triumphant Child--Helping Your Special Needs Child: A 7 Step Strategy." The free downloadable book offers parents with the perspective needed to help them face their challenges in a whole new light. Photo -...

2014-07-21 23:05:55

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to improve social cognition and awareness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to...

2014-07-15 08:27:45

Hospital once again sets record with 24 years in a row as No. 1 CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report -- the independent news organization that rates academic institutions, hospitals and other services vital to consumer health and well-being -- announced today that the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is once again the country's best hospital for physical medicine and rehabilitation. This is the 24(th) consecutive year RIC has earned this prestigious...

2014-07-14 23:08:00

Reha Technology today announced the worldwide launch of the Armotion™, a compact, portable and full-featured upper extremity robotic trainer that offers functional, robotic-assisted therapy through the use of interactive games and challenges in a lightweight and economic package. Olten, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Reha Technology today announced the worldwide launch of the Armotion™, a compact, portable and full-featured upper extremity robotic trainer that offers functional,...

2014-07-04 23:03:37

HMSystems is moving to a new address. The old address was PO Box 833 Oceanside, CA 92049 and the new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 HMSystems is moving to a new address in San Diego. July 2014 is bringing big changes to HMSystems. The new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. Health Management (HM) Systems provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology services for all ages. Our company...

2014-06-30 23:13:17

KORT Physical Therapy, the Largest FMS Certified Provider in KY, is helping reduce risk of injury by using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Tests. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Anyone who plays a sport or exercises does not need a crystal ball to tell them that injuries are possible. Using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) tests, physical therapists at KORT Physical Therapy can look into a patient's future and see an injury before it happens. “The FMS is a 7...

2014-06-30 23:05:56

The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just released preliminary results documenting the effectiveness of the STAR treatment model for children with SPD. Significant improvement were reported in adaptive behavior and emotional functioning after intensive, short-term occupational therapy. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just released preliminary results documenting significant improvements in adaptive behavior and...

2014-06-28 09:54:45

IOS Press Researchers challenge traditional approaches to manage ABI-associated behavior in NeuroRehabilitation Individuals with brain injury and their families often struggle to accept the associated personality changes. The behavior of individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) is typically associated with problems such as aggression, agitation, non-compliance, and depression. Treatment goals often focus on changing the individual's behavior, frequently using consequence-based...

2014-06-24 23:11:28

PNF and Beyond to Enhance Functional Gait is a new PT Continuing Education course approved for physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 This dynamic advanced two day physical therapy continuing education course will give clinicians an opportunity to expand their “bag of tricks” for treating gait impairments by taking what they know about PNF and advancing it to the next level. The...

2014-06-24 23:00:21

Author and stroke survivor Gordon Davies uses his years of experience to write an empathic and informative book for fellow stroke survivors and their families. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The deadly affliction called a stroke or a cerebrovascular accident is often described as a silent killer and it can strike without any warning or preliminary symptoms. To suffer a stroke is a grave matter; not only does it change one’s lifestyle and abilities, it also affects one’s family. In “What’s...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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