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2013-10-31 23:32:25

Urinary stress incontinence, the involuntary loss of urine after coughing, sneezing, or during exercise, affects up to 50% of postpartum women. However, a new medical biofeedback device paired with innovative healthcare providers promise to grow both improvement rates and awareness. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Cora T. Huitt, P.T., D.P.T., B.C.B.-P.M.D. and Women’s Health Physical Therapy are helping postpartum women find their voice after decades of silence. Urinary stress...

2013-10-31 23:01:31

North American Seminars receives physical therapy continuing education course online approval for re-licensure of physical therapists in the States of California, Florida, Texas, Nevada, New York, the District of Columbia and Washington State. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Lymphedema is the swelling that takes place when their is an accumulation of protein rich fluid in the interstitial tissue. Lymphedema is an important issue for physical therapists because of its relatively high...

2013-10-30 23:33:59

Releford Medical Institute uses PRP to effectively treat sports-related ankle injuries. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In 2012, Deron Williams struggled with injuries to both ankles, and many credit his mid-season comeback to the innovative platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy he received. A recent ankle sprain has kept the Brooklyn Nets player off the court again during pre-season training. Ankle sprains and inflammation can linger, slowing both professional and amateur...

2013-10-30 23:31:39

Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. is extending its Rehab Medicine footprint into the Southpoint and Apex markets to better serve the Triangle area. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Triangle Orthopaedics currently has seven rehab medicine specialists covering the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, Clayton, Oxford, and Roxboro areas. Now, for the first time, TOA will have board certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians serving at their Southpoint and Apex...

2013-10-30 23:27:57

When it comes to runners, Dr. Shoshany has a long history of helping people who have suffered from chronic, as well as acute injuries resulting from sudden trauma related to sports and athletic activity. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Dr. Steven Shoshany has been working with professional and amateur athletes for years. At his NYC Practice, he has been helping people who participate in Crossfit competitions as well as people who dabble in weekend sports leagues. He has been...

2013-10-30 23:01:41

Dr. Mark Schakel and Tom Sathers, Ph.D of Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO http://www.srortho.com) discuss the best in preventative measures for female athletes and ankle sprains, the most common in orthopaedic injuries. The Foot and Ankle Center at SRO offers the latest and most comprehensive care aimed at preventing and treating foot and ankle injuries in order to get athletes back to doing what they love. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Ankle sprains affect American athletes with...

2013-10-29 23:32:26

Releford Medical Institute explains how PRP helps heal common sports-related injuries. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 As any of his Twitter followers know, Russell Crowe regularly shares details about his daily workouts. Recently, though, the actor used the popular social media site to release the following, "Jolly old morning. PRP injections in both Achilles tendons and one big toe…brand new soon, no [workout] today." According to Dr. Bill Releford of the...

2013-10-29 23:29:18

Toronto's Metro College of Technology is proud to add yet another course to their program offerings – Physiotherapy Assistant Training. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Metro College is proud to add yet another course to their program offerings – Physiotherapy Assistant Training. This course prepares healthcare students to be skillful in providing high quality, client-centered care for clients with physical and emotion problems, under the supervision of a...

2013-10-29 23:26:37

PPS and MedBridge Partner to Offer Members Online Education Platform to Enhance Quality of Patient Care Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Private Practice Section (PPS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and MedBridge, the leader in online education for physical therapists, have partnered to deliver an educational platform for PPS members with exclusive pricing. Through the affinity partnership, PPS members can offer their therapists over one hundred online...

2013-10-29 23:25:23

Washington-based physical therapy clinic, Sports Reaction Center, provides amateur and professional athletes with a concussion management program to ensure that they only return to action once they have recovered. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Concussions have become a hot topic among athletes of all levels, especially among professionals—the National Football League (NFL) recently settled a $765 million lawsuit after 4,500 current and former players sued the organization over...