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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...

2014-07-05 23:02:32

In an Effort to Increase Awareness of the Efficacy of Manual Physical Therapy, Hands-On Seminars of Astoria, NY Will be Awarding Over $100,000 in Scholarships to Qualified PTs Astoria, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 The Center Disease Control reports addiction and overdose deaths related to painkillers are on a steep rise with nearly three out of four prescription drug overdoses having been caused by opioid pain relievers. These drugs were involved in over 16,000 overdose deaths in 2010 (the...

2014-07-04 23:03:37

HMSystems is moving to a new address. The old address was PO Box 833 Oceanside, CA 92049 and the new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 HMSystems is moving to a new address in San Diego. July 2014 is bringing big changes to HMSystems. The new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. Health Management (HM) Systems provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology services for all ages. Our company...

2014-07-04 23:03:32

Physical Therapy: The Key to Reducing the Risks Connected with Painkiller Use and Abuse Astoria, NY (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Physical therapy shown to increase patients' control of pain, eliminating much of the need for painkillers. According to the Center For Disease Control, Americans makes up 5% of the world’s population, but consume 75% of the world’s prescription drugs. The most abused of these drugs is painkillers. In 2012 doctors in the United States wrote 259 million...

2014-07-01 23:03:54

BreakThrough Physical Therapy Is Proven To Get Employees Back On the Job More Quickly, Effectively Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 BreakThrough Works, BreakThrough Physical Therapy (BTPT)’s worker’s compensation line of services, is proud to provide North Carolina’s workforce with workplace injury experts at a fraction of the average treatment cost. Through BreakThrough Works, BreakThrough Physical Therapy delivers hands-on manual physical therapy to treat injuries due to...

2014-06-30 23:23:13

The top pain management clinic in San Diego, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now accepting personal injury liens for all treatment options. The San Diego pain center provides medical and interventional pain management, chiropractic and physical therapy for comprehensive therapies. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The top pain management clinic in San Diego, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now accepting personal injury liens for all treatment options. The San Diego pain center...

2014-06-30 23:20:01

Foundation for Physical Therapy Receives $1 Million to Fund Research Alexandria,VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it has received a $1 million donation to fund research on the outcomes of physical therapy. Stanley Paris, PT, PhD, FAPTA, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and his wife, Catherine Patla, donated $500,000, and Laureate Education Inc. supported them by matching their $500,000 donation. The gifts, announced during...

2014-06-30 23:13:17

KORT Physical Therapy, the Largest FMS Certified Provider in KY, is helping reduce risk of injury by using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Tests. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Anyone who plays a sport or exercises does not need a crystal ball to tell them that injuries are possible. Using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) tests, physical therapists at KORT Physical Therapy can look into a patient's future and see an injury before it happens. “The FMS is a 7...


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