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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...

2014-05-16 23:09:31

KORT Physical Therapy opens new clinic offering a variety of wellness programs including licensed massage therapy, customized personal training, physical therapy, and the innovative Personalized Orthopedic Weight Reduction (POWR) Program. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Recently, KORT Physical Therapy opened a new wellness clinic at 9424 Brownsboro Road across from the Paddock Plaza Shopping Center. The new clinic offers a variety of wellness programs including licensed massage...

2014-05-07 23:07:09

The 20-month program will provide students the opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree of Occupational Science and become an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Irvine, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Occupational therapy is a growing field in health care; in fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of positions for Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) will grow by 43 percent nationally by the year 2022. American Career College (ACC) has launched a new program...

2014-05-05 23:10:32

A five-year-old boy with ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder from Northern Ontario has won a Snug Vest, which helps him calm down and has helped increase his focus at school. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Antony, a five-year-old boy from Ontario, has ADHD and a Sensory Processing Disorder. His mother, Jessica, said, “He needs a lot of deep pressure and weight for him to feel good and concentrate.” As a result, he finds it hard to focus in school and stay calm through daily...

2014-05-05 23:02:29

In honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (May 8, 2014), a Pediatric Occupational Therapist offers tips to keep children & families safe. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 While a swimming pool, pond, lake, stream, or river may be a source of tranquility to most, to a parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it can be deadly. According to a 2011 study by the Interactive Autism Network and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 49% of children with ASD attempt...

2014-05-01 23:10:39

In honor of Older Americans Month, the American Occupational Therapy Association highlights the work of occupational therapy practitioners to reduce fall risk, increase community mobility, and help older adults engage in everyday activities. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Administration for Community Living has designated May as Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is, “Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.” Occupational therapy practitioners are skilled health, rehabilitation,...

2014-04-30 23:20:16

HealthPostures has announced that their line of sit to stand ergonomic products, that were on display at the Applied Ergo Conference, was a success. Burnsville, MN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 One of America's leading ergonomics and healthy workstation developers, HealthPostures, LLC (https://healthpostures.com), has announced that its attendance at the 17th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference in Orlando, Florida was a success. Held at the Hilton Orlando hotel, the conference attracted...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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