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2014-02-19 12:59:47

Among patients who had completed standard rehabilitation after hip fracture, the use of a home exercise program that included exercises such as standing from a chair or climbing a step resulted in improved physical function, according to a study in the February 19 issue of JAMA. More than 250,000 people in the United States fracture their hip each year, with many experiencing severe long-term consequences. "Two years after a hip fracture, more than half of men and 39 percent of women are...

2014-02-18 23:28:25

Academy Physicians, a physician recruiting firm headquartered in Orlando, FL announced that it will be adding Registered Nurses and Physical Therapists to the candidates it recruits for hospitals and groups in the United States. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Academy Physicians announced today that it will be offering its hospital and group clients a full complement of professional healthcare staff recruiting services with the addition of Registered Nurses and Physical Therapists....

2014-02-17 23:21:09

Integrative Spine and Sports is now accepting same day physical therapy appointments. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Integrative Spine and Sports, a practice devoted to sports and musculoskeletal physical therapy, announces that it is accepting same day physical therapy appointments. Specializing in sports physical therapy services like pain management, chiropractic care, joint fluid replacement, bio-puncture, non-surgical spinal decompression and pharmacological treatments, the...

2014-02-16 23:03:43

KeeboMed Inc. has introduced Chison Q9, a multi-purpose portable ultrasound incorporating a work-flow oriented user interface that facilitates user-friendly operation with minimum soft key entry. Double probe connectors support fast and easy scanning. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Chison Q9, a best-in-class, multi-purpose portable ultrasound, is now available with KeeboMed Inc. at very affordable price. A fine quality color doppler ultrasound machine, it is designed to work...

2014-02-13 23:29:21

CEU360.com now provides access to online continuing education and training for the rehabilitation staff of Texas based company, Rehab Synergies, LLC. Plano, TX (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 CEU360.com, the most advanced team learning solution available, has announced a contract signing with Rehab Synergies, LLC. This partnership permits Rehab Synergies to provide an expansive catalog of on-demand educational opportunities for their staff of therapists. The partnership empowers the Texas based...

2014-02-12 23:30:03

The newest version of the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System (Version 2) has many innovative features which are the first of their kind in the rehabilitation field. Some of the new features of ZeroG V.2 include an anticipatory balance program with biofeedback and the integration of Google Glass. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Aretech, LLC announced today it has released Version 2 (V.2) of the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System, which was unveiled last week at the American...

2014-02-10 23:04:47

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. “Thank you to all who participated in our fundraising push last year to...

2014-02-06 23:27:10

KORT’s POWR Program Helps Patient Get Back in the Game. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 KORT's POWR Program helps patient get back in the game. Obesity in both adults and children has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Obesity increases your risk for type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and osteoarthritis of the weight bearing joints(knees, hips, and low back) says Dr. Emily Green, PT, DPT, OCS, program director of the KORT...

2014-02-06 23:25:54

Women's Excellence - the most comprehensive women's health care practice in Southeastern Michigan - is now accepting Total Health Care plans at all locations in Oakland County - including Birmingham, Lake Orion, and Clarkston. Women's Excellence offers specialty women's health services in a multidisciplinary setting. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Women's Excellence has become the most comprehensive women's health care practice in Southeastern...

2014-02-06 12:25:49

Organisations are considering Functional Capacity Evaluations to ensure employees are fit enough to start or ready to return to work after an injury with an eye towards productivity. SINGAPORE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What happens when increasing staff costs meet tighter skilled labor markets? Productivity issues rise to the fore with increasingly more companies, particularly those with physically demanding work, looking to minimize staff downtime and ensure that workflow...