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2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-21 23:09:48

Dry needling is a procedure where physical therapists insert a needle into a muscle to help alleviate pain and treat a variety of conditions. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that 14 of its clinicians have earned their dry needling certification and the innovative treatment for pain is now being offered in 11 of its clinics from Virginia Beach to Richmond. “Having so many of our clinicians earn this certification and being able...

2014-07-18 16:23:15

Dr. Rebecca Craik named dean of Arcadia's College of Health Sciences; Dr. Philip McClure named chair of the University's Department of Physical Therapy GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arcadia University has announced that Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named dean for its College of Health Sciences, and Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named chair of its Department of Physical Therapy. The two have a combined total of more than 36 years of...

2014-07-16 23:04:52

The Abington Health Orthopaedic & Spine Institute (OSI) opened a new state-of-the-art unit at Abington Memorial Hospital. The new unit features 21 private rooms to accommodate patients undergoing joint replacement surgery and spine procedures. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 “Every aspect of the new OSI unit was designed with the patient’s safety and comfort in mind,” said Andrew Star, MD, medical director, OSI and chief, Orthopaedics at AMH. For their convenience, patients...

2014-07-15 23:14:13

North American Seminars provides pre-approved course that can be used for re-licensure for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California and Nevada. Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint, a PT Online Continuing Education Course from Healthclick has been pre-approved for 10 hrs for PT & PTA's licensed in CA and NV. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint is an online physical therapy continuing education course...

2014-07-15 08:27:45

Hospital once again sets record with 24 years in a row as No. 1 CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report -- the independent news organization that rates academic institutions, hospitals and other services vital to consumer health and well-being -- announced today that the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is once again the country's best hospital for physical medicine and rehabilitation. This is the 24(th) consecutive year RIC has earned this prestigious...

2014-07-14 23:09:24

Utilizing a Consistent Methodology for Continuity of Spine Care in Physical Therapy Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Spine Team Texas continues to stay at the forefront in complete spine care—from diagnosis to treatment and recovery. Currently all physical therapists at Spine Team Texas’ locations are either certified in or training for certification in The McKenzie Method. Two therapists, Craig Cunningham and Theresa Adame, have recently completed the extensive program. “We...

2014-07-10 23:12:01

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at a physical therapy clinic, hospice facility, imaging center, dialysis facility, or any other type of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466 for details concerning a recent whistleblower reward, and what it could mean for them. The only proviso is the potential whistleblower possesses well documented proof of Medicare fraud or overbilling. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Corporate...

2014-07-10 23:11:37

The Foundation for Physical Therapy raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, North Carolina, during the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, North Carolina, during the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition. Using mobile fundraising technology, more...

2014-07-10 23:07:57

As cases of Little League Shoulder (LLS) occur more frequently, the need for additional information about the causes and outcomes of the condition has become clear. Researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today shared new data identifying associated risk factors, common treatment options and return to play. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As cases of Little League Shoulder (LLS) occur more frequently, the need for...


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