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2014-04-30 23:10:24

Vick is one of less than 100 clinicians across the state, and one of 1,600 worldwide, to earn this certification, according to LSVT Global. Franklin, Va. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 If you ask Tracey Vick, she’ll tell you she decided to pursue a career in physical therapy after helping her grandfather to his clinical appointments following his stroke. Today, Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Vick, a Physical Therapy Assistant who works with patients in the Franklin, Va....

2014-04-30 23:05:06

STAR Center receives grants to install Project GROW, a sensory garden that will address the needs of children with Sensory Processing Disorder through touch, taste and smell components of a strategically planted garden. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Colorado Garden Foundation (who also produces the annual Colorado Garden & Home Show) held an awards ceremony on Sunday, April 27, 2014 to present a second grant to the STAR Center for the development of a therapeutic sensory...

2014-04-29 23:13:19

Courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. Clinics see the need and future in Workers’ Comp Rehab. Next training dates announced. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced...

2014-04-23 23:04:18

The just-released and updated Revised Edition of "Sensational Kids" presents the latest research in understanding sensory issues in children with autism spectrum disorders, and strategies to help kids with sensory issues succeed in school and in life. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Research and treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) has come a long way since internationally renowned expert Lucy Jane Miller introduced her landmark book, "Sensational Kids, Hope and...

2014-04-19 23:01:55

In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide medical staffing leader, shares its tips for promoting the OT profession, including careers as a travel occupational therapist. OT Month is recognized annually during the month of April. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 In recognition of Occupational Therapy Month, Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a nationwide leader in medical staffing, shares suggestions for promoting healthcare careers in...

2014-04-18 23:01:13

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. This book is about stroke and recovery and is an inspiring journey which has already helped countless others deal with their stroke recovery. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Did you have a stroke? Or did your family or friend have a stroke? Then you understand how the world suddenly changes for stroke survivors and their family and friends. Stroke happens quickly. Once it happens, it lasts. It changes the stroke survivor's life. It also...

2014-04-16 23:13:28

The Boulder Derby Party will host their third annual event to benefit Front Range Hippotherapy. The event will include live races, auctions, music and more. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 It just wouldn’t be a Kentucky Derby party without Bluegrass and horse racing and the Boulder Derby Party is excited to bring both to Folsom Field at the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 3, 2014. Tickets to the third annual Boulder Derby Party are on sale now and will include all food, mint...

2014-04-11 23:23:23

Hands-On Seminars, Inc. is making Vestibular Rehabilitation Training (VRT) available to Physical Therapists around the country in an effort to prevent falls and related injuries. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can cause injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults....

2014-04-10 23:04:48

Occupational therapy month may be over for this year, but occupational therapists help others lead fulfilling lives year round. In recognition of the role these therapists play in making the lives of countless people across the world better, Wise is happy to announce a renewed commitment to supporting strong private practice development. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 "Occupational therapy is truly an industry with a servant's heart," said Ferriolo. "They provide the tools for...

2014-04-02 23:34:18

Internationally recognized Alert Program® authors have created a one-of-a kind online learning experience to teach self-regulation strategies to parents, educators, and therapists who support those with autism, ADD, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, developmental disabilities, behavioral/mental health, and other sensory processing or learning challenges. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 TherapyWorks, Inc. is announcing the launch of its new online course. Participants can now...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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