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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...

2014-07-31 17:14:43

University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco study builds on its groundbreaking research showing children with sensory processing disorders have measurable brain differences Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder. The research, published...

2014-07-30 23:03:24

STAR Center and Soft Clothing, a manufacturer of clothing specifically for kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder, have teamed up to provide 650 pairs of socks to children with SPD. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) can be overwhelmed because of their difficulty integrating information from their senses. Children with sensory challenges have difficulty when it comes to clothing textures, tags, exposed...

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...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.