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2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old Striker Jozy Altidore fell to the ground in the Americans’ World Cup opener against Ghana, he was felled by the most common injury in all of sports. Contact sports such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball, and soccer all see their share of hamstring injuries as do non-contact sports such as marathon running, tennis and even bowling....

2014-06-25 23:14:55

Physical Therapist obtains rare board certification. Oroville, Ca (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On June 20, 2014, Dr. James Plummer PT, DPT, OCS received his board certification as a specialist in sports therapy. This certification serves as recognition to the highest level of care available. This was the result of a multi-year long course of study and practice in the field of sports therapy. Areas covered included acute injury management, medical/surgical conditions, injury prevention and sports...

2014-06-23 23:12:00

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) to 16 physical therapists. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative...

2014-04-30 08:34:19

Video one piece of larger campaign celebrating landmark legislation COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) released today its 10-Year Anniversary of Direct Access video, celebrating 10 years of Direct Access to physical therapy services in the state of Ohio. Legislation enacted in 2004 enabled patients in Ohio to see their physical therapist without a physician referral. Prior to enactment, access to physical therapy was reliant on a...

2014-03-23 23:03:25

A new book arrives to celebrate the indomitable spirit of the Boston Marathon, and one man's love of running, in "Conquering the Beast: Thirty Years with the Boston Marathon." Written by physical therapist Nicholas San Martino, the memoir/training guide has recipes for homemade energy drinks, strategies that will get runners across the finish line, and an Epilogue of the author's experiences volunteering near the site of the explosions at last year's race. (PRWEB)...

2014-03-20 23:25:02

TrekDesk treadmill desks allow an individual to walk all day while working. Rated highly by major global publications, the health benefits are multiple and the reviews from Michigan office and home users have also been excellent. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has received favorable reviews globally since its launch in 2008. Spotlighted for its value and health benefits by Fortune, Forbes, Scientific American, U.S. News & World Report, the New York Times...

2014-03-07 12:25:24

Exclusive recognition for Chicago area physical therapists MCHENRY, Ill., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Star Professional is pleased to announce Deborah A. Mitchell, PT, DPT, MPT, CGS, Red Rock Physical Therapy & Wellness, has been chosen as one of Chicago's Five Star Physical Therapists for 2014. Five Star Professional partnered with Chicago magazine to recognize a select group of Chicago area physical therapists that provide exceptional services to their patients....

2014-02-25 23:31:56

Bart Jones is a physical therapist in Alexandria, Louisiana and co-owner of Elite Physical Therapy. He has served on the England Authority Board of Commissioners since 2009 and has been appointed chairman for 2014. Alexandria, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Bart Jones, PT, DPT has been appointed Chairman of the England Authority Board of Commissioners for 2014. Mr. Jones has served on the board since 2009 and is appointed by the City of Alexandria, Louisiana. After the closure of...

2014-01-04 23:02:15

A new law went into effect January 1, 2014 allowing the people of California to go directly to a physical therapist, eliminating unnecessary appointments and delays in accessing care, according to San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Californians seeking alternatives to prescription medication and surgery are now able to choose physical therapy for the prevention and treatment of conditions, like back pain, that affect their movement...


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