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2014-09-15 08:30:00

APTA Releases Its Choosing Wisely® List, Encourages Patients To Become Active Participants In Their Own Health Care ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) today released "Five Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question." The list was written as part of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation's Choosing Wisely(®) campaign. It offers evidence-based ways to support conversations between patients...

2014-09-12 23:09:03

Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Announces Innovative Computerized Assisted Approach In Treating Back Injuries New York, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation in NYC is providing patients with the most technologically advanced approach in treating back injuries, and the technology is available to patients now. Computer assisted treatments analyze muscle function, balance and associated dysfunction in order to extend effective treatment in the...

2014-09-12 16:23:47

Achievement Centers for Children's Intensive Therapy Clinic marks its 6th anniversary CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For children and young adults with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders affecting their movement, strength, balance and coordination, daily activities can be a challenge. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1 in 303 8-year-old children in the United States are affected by cerebral palsy, the most common motor...

2014-09-12 16:23:10

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing the need for healthcare providers to better serve patients who are busy or out of town during the week or experience a weekend sports injury, Coordinated Health today announced that it will start elective orthopedic surgeries on Saturdays. Coordinated Health is the only healthcare provider in its eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey region to offer this service....

2014-09-11 23:08:57

SSPT Joins TexPTS Family of Clinics, Effective September 1, 2014 San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is pleased to announce that Steve Stratton Physical Therapy (SSPT), located at 300 East Sonterra Boulevard, Suite 410 in San Antonio, has joined the TexPTS family of clinics effective Septemeber 1, 2014. Dr. Steve Stratton, PT, PhD, ATC, partner, and clinic director at SSPT, will continue to provide operational support and quality patient...

2014-09-11 16:27:40

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Health, the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care, recently released data on the most frequent software systems their WoundExpert EHR interfaces with in clinical settings around the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135790 They are: Cerner, Epic, Healthcare Management Systems (HMS), McKesson Horizon Patient Folder, McKesson Star, MEDITECH, and Siemens Soarian Clinicals. In the healthcare...

2014-09-09 23:13:35

Hands-On Seminars Offers One-Of-A Kind Seminar on Spinal Thrust Manipulation to Physical Therapists in Woodstock, NY on October 18-19, 2014 Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Back pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek out the help of a physical therapist. This pain can be brought about by injury, illness, disease or other condition causing a misalignment of the spine. It can be chronic, never letting up or diminishing. It can be a dull ache or a sharp pain....

2014-09-09 23:09:22

Women’s/Men’s Health Physical Therapist Stacy Sutton Joins TexPTS Team Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that Stacy Sutton, PT, DPT, CLT, has joined the staff at their West 38th Street clinic in Austin, and will focus primarily on treating women’s and men’s health issues. Dr. Sutton graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio with her bachelor’s degree in sociology and received her Doctorate in Physical...

2014-09-09 23:07:19

American Specialty Health (ASH), in collaboration with Cigna, is pleased to announce the launch of ASH’s Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (“PT/OT”) Network in Texas effective today. The ASH PT/OT Network for Cigna in Texas comprises more than 600 PT/OT practitioners. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 American Specialty Health (ASH), in collaboration with Cigna, is pleased to announce the launch of ASH’s Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (“PT/OT”)...

2014-09-08 23:10:53

Six local high schools are partnering with Twin Cities Orthopedics to reduce sports-related injuries and bring a better standard of care to their athletes - right on school premises. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 http://www.tcomn.com - Twin Cities Orthopedics, the largest orthopedic group in Minnesota, has entered into a partnership with six local high schools to become the official sports medicine provider for their student athletes. The partnership responds to the changing...


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