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2014-08-21 12:26:12

New National Functional Fitness Program Developed for The Goodman Group Managed Communities Holds Weeklong Pedal Challenge CHASKA, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of The Goodman Group managed senior living & health care communities are pedaling toward fitness during Active Aging Week! The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) is challenging organizations throughout North America to come up with ways to motivate older adults to stay active and benefit from healthier...

2014-08-20 23:11:04

Jason Peisley, D.C., Founder and Clinic Director of Fairwood Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, provides safety tips to help people avoid suffering injuries while participating in various outdoor activities or traveling on vacation this summer. For a limited time, potential patients can now receive an Examination and X-Rays for only $37. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Whether it is playing golf, biking or swimming this summer, many people might be participating in outdoor sports...

2014-08-20 23:10:12

To help physical therapists achieve maximal relief for patients’ low back pain, Hands-On Seminars will be holding a seminar in Manual Therapy for Lumbar Spine Pathology in San Antonio, TX on September 27th and 28th. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Over 31 million Americans suffer from low back pain. According to the Global Bureau of Disease, low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and is one of the most common reasons for missed work. Americans spend...

2014-08-19 23:14:25

MMTR Health Inc. announced today its brand name has officially changed to MMTR Physiotherapy. The new name has sparked an abundance of change for the clinic, including a new logo, slogan and website. Guelph, Ontario (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The rebranding effort was initiated after the recent split from MyoWorx® in early June. MMTR Physiotherapy remains the primary research center for MyoWorx®, and the distinguished treatment for concussion and chronic pain or disabilities,...

2014-08-19 16:25:41

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rising numbers of ACL injuries sustained by athletes of all ages, Accelerated Physical Therapy is now offering a complimentary ACL injury screen to help determine if an athlete is at risk for sustaining an ACL strain or tear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO The 30-minute assessment is performed by a highly trained physical therapist specializing in preventing and treating ACL injuries, including strains and tears. The...

2014-08-18 23:09:32

Tidewater Physical Therapy to present lunch and learn at the Colonial Heritage Club August 26 in Williamsburg, Va. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Have a knee surgery coming up and wondering what to expect? Curious about vestibular rehabilitation, inner ear deficits and fall prevention? Join two of the region’s leading physical therapists Tuesday, August 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a lunch and learn series in Williamsburg, Va. at the Colonial Heritage Club. The event is...

2014-08-15 23:06:05

In Order to Help Physical Therapists Achieve Maximal Results With Pain Relief for Their Patients, Hands-On Seminars Will Be Providing Intensive Training in Manual Therapy Approach to Cervical Spine Pathology in Astoria, NY on September 13-14, 2014 Astoria, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 From lower back pain to headaches, people in every walk of life suffer from pain related to the muscular system. Cindy, facing the challenges of raising four children, found the rigors of everyday life...

2014-08-14 23:10:31

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare professionals in physical therapy, medical practice groups, or any kind of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof their employers are involved in substantial Medicare fraud, because they have received so much interest on this topic in the last few months. As the Center would like to explain whistleblower rewards can be substantial for this type of information....

2014-08-14 23:02:08

ProRehab and Team 13 Help Athletes Prepare for October 4th Race Evansville, Indiana (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 ProRehab and Team 13, the official training program for the 11th annual YMCA Evansville Half Marathon, are helping both experienced and novice athletes prepare for the Saturday, October 4, 2014 race. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, beginning July 8th, for the 13 weeks leading up to the October 4th race, members of Team 13 meet to train and prepare for the half marathon, with...

2014-08-13 23:09:35

Music therapist works with infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 On the door of Jayce Skobel’s door in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital hangs a sign that reads, “Limited stimulation.” Jayce was born October 21, 2013, weighing 1 pound, 2.5 ounces. Months later, he remains a very fragile, often anxious baby, who relies heavily on machines and medicine. But recently, his medical team introduced a...


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