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Latest Physical medicine and rehabilitation Stories

2013-02-16 23:00:24

Attorneys can now search the online directory PowerLiens.com to find Pain Management doctors who work on a lien. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 As of February, PowerLiens.com continued to expand its directory by adding a new specialty that attorneys have long sought out for their cases. Pain Management doctors are in constant demand by personal injury attorneys who are searching for doctors to work with them on their injury cases. This sub-specialty of the medical field is at the...

2013-02-01 16:26:14

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the February 1 issue of Spine concludes that a consultation with a physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physician before proceeding to surgery results in more efficient treatment for low back pain, high patient satisfaction, and fewer surgeries. "The Effect of Required Physiatrist Consultation on Surgery Rates for Back Pain" reports data from Priority Health, an insurance company that began to require that its...

2012-12-11 12:27:51

ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for PM&R announces grant award winners who will receive funding for research in the field of physical medicine or rehabilitation. Drs. Alfred C. Gellhorn (University of Washington, Seattle), Jonathan S. Kirschner (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY) and Monica Rho (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) received Richard Materson ERF New Investigator Grants. Dr. Gellhorn will study the efficacy of intense focused...

2012-12-07 05:01:39

NY SportsMed, Manhattan´s Premier Sports Medicine Practice, expands to cutting-edge physical therapy facility near former location in Union Square. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 New York Sportsmed (NYSM) is pleased to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility at 37 Union Square West in New York City's vibrant downtown. Located just around the corner from their former address, the new offices will continue to provide the same comprehensive approach to physical...

2012-11-08 08:35:55

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At age 16, Ms. Natascha Schuh of Ellsworth, WI took her last step backward, falling through a trap door on her high school auditorium stage. She sustained a cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) that left her paralyzed. Like most teenagers in a similar situation, her initial reaction was: "I don't want this to be my life!" Physiatrist Dr. Mark Christopherson (Mayo Clinic) nominated Ms. Schuh for the Foundation for Physical Medicine and...

2012-11-05 08:32:51

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The operator's manual may be useful for setting up a piece of equipment, but when it comes to medical technology, one Canadian developer of medical devices realized physicians want information quickly, succinctly, and in a variety of formats. So Intronix Technologies Corp. (http://www.intronixtech.com) set to work doing what it does best: creating innovative solutions to meet the needs of clinicians. The result is the new Myoguide(TM) iNFOcard, an...

2012-10-31 11:24:14

GULF BREEZE, Fla., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James A. Natalie, M.D., a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, joins the Andrews Institute and Baptist Medical Group team of experts. He offers patients non-surgical solutions to a wide range of nerve, muscle and bone conditions that affect how one moves. Dr. Natalie's progressive model of care helps weekend warriors, elite athletes and everyday people alike achieve optimal levels of body...

2012-10-07 23:02:01

SportsMED Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Center announces the addition of Dr. Kristina Janssen Donovan. A physiatrist, Dr. Donovan specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 SportsMED Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Center announces the addition of Dr. Kristina Janssen Donovan. A physiatrist, Dr. Donovan specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic conditions utilizing a...

2012-09-19 02:30:38

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no doubt as to the revolutionary nature of the Myoguide(TM) Needle EMG Guided Injection System. This breakthrough technology, developed by Canada's Intronix Technologies (http://www.intronixtech.com), is now giving practitioners a powerfully superior, much safer way to deliver targeted injections of Botox®, and other medication, for myofascial pain, spasticity, fibromyalgia and even cosmetics. Yet the benefits of the Myoguide(TM) System just...

2012-09-12 02:31:20

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luis Fandos, MD, anesthesiologist, interventional pain specialist and co-founder of New York Pain Consultants, announced that his practice has been selected as an educational partner with Medtronic, a leading developer of life-changing technologies that improve the way chronic diseases are treated. Beginning in late September the New York Pain Consultants will provide training to medical doctors on the safe and effective use of...