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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...

2012-07-30 12:13:10

When dealing with musculoskeletal injuries, speedy diagnosis and treatment are important. A physical medicine and rehabilitation expert at Baylor College of Medicine now uses ultrasound technology to treat these issues in a clinical setting. "Musculoskeletal ultrasound is like a stethoscope for the musculoskeletal system," said Dr. John Harrell, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at BCM. "It has no known side effects, and it allows us to image soft tissues in real...

2012-07-11 23:02:13

NY SportsMed has partnered with the nonprofit organization, Back on My Feet to host injury prevention and assessment workshops for the organization´s coaches, volunteers and residents. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 NY SportsMed (NYSM) has partnered with the nonprofit organization, Back on My Feet (BoMF) to host injury prevention and assessment workshops for the organization´s coaches and volunteers. The workshops focus on preventing and identifying common running injuries,...

2012-01-03 11:41:41

Collaborative stroke research study in January 2012 Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation shows bedside clinical evaluation can detect spatial neglect, a common disabling cognitive disorder that impedes recovery for 30 to 50% of stroke survivors. Researchers at Kessler Foundation and Seton Hall University report findings in the early diagnosis of acute spatial neglect, a hidden disability that is a common complication of stroke. In the weeks after stroke, 30-50% of stroke...

2011-11-16 22:23:36

Experts from Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center will present research and clinical insight into complex medical rehabilitation, the treatment of traumatic brain injuries and the integration of handheld technologies into practice management at the American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Annual Meeting in Orlando, November 17-20, 2011. Experts will be available to comment about advances in rehabilitation medicine....


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