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2014-07-24 23:08:36

San Marcos Clinic Now Offering Revolutionary Technology To Help Patients Recover From Injury With Less Stress San Marcos, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists’ (TexPTS) San Marcos clinic is pleased to announce the installation of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill, a revolutionary technology that is often used by professional athletes to continue training stress-free while recovering from injury. The treadmill, which was installed at the clinic in July 2014, uses...

2014-07-23 23:23:47

Recovery-in-Reality Shows the Real-life Recovery of Hospital Patients as They Heal Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 LIVENGOOD, the Colorado-based provider of patient mobility platforms, announced today the release of its Recovery-in-Reality series, which chronicles a patient journey to healing, and how mobility can greatly increase the quality of patient care. The first featured patient is Roy A. of Fort Collins, Colo. The first patient journey in the series takes a close look at...

2014-07-23 23:09:14

Entities Team Up to Educate Primary Care Clinicians On the Latest Advances in Ultrasound to Advance Patient Care Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DBC Pri-Med LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute will launch a national continuing medical education (CME) curriculum to educate and train practicing primary care clinicians about new advancements in...

2014-07-23 23:05:30

SonoSim’s latest product transforms healthy volunteers and training mannequins into ultrasound training cases with real pathologic conditions. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SonoSim, Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, announced today the release of SonoSim LiveScan™, the first ultrasound simulation technology to transform volunteers and standard mannequins into high-fidelity ultrasound training tools. Development of an easy and effective method to...

2014-07-23 23:02:49

Seven TexPTS Therapists Receive Board Certification in June 2014 Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that seven physical therapists from their Westlake, Westgate, Liberty Hill, Parmer, Balcones, and Georgetown clinics have received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) this June. Adriana Juarez, PT, DPT, OCS, Tony Lauretta, PT, DPT, OCS,...

2014-07-23 12:31:44

DocNow for iPad allows Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapists to Document and Manage Caseloads on the Move MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced the availability of Metova's DocNow to all SEAS customers. DocNow for iPad enables therapists to manage caseloads on-the-go by easily documenting individual or group therapy sessions. DocNow is also now compatible with SEAS DSCtop, allowing...

2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-21 23:09:48

Dry needling is a procedure where physical therapists insert a needle into a muscle to help alleviate pain and treat a variety of conditions. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that 14 of its clinicians have earned their dry needling certification and the innovative treatment for pain is now being offered in 11 of its clinics from Virginia Beach to Richmond. “Having so many of our clinicians earn this certification and being able...

2014-07-18 16:23:15

Dr. Rebecca Craik named dean of Arcadia's College of Health Sciences; Dr. Philip McClure named chair of the University's Department of Physical Therapy GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arcadia University has announced that Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named dean for its College of Health Sciences, and Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named chair of its Department of Physical Therapy. The two have a combined total of more than 36 years of...

2014-07-16 23:04:52

The Abington Health Orthopaedic & Spine Institute (OSI) opened a new state-of-the-art unit at Abington Memorial Hospital. The new unit features 21 private rooms to accommodate patients undergoing joint replacement surgery and spine procedures. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 “Every aspect of the new OSI unit was designed with the patient’s safety and comfort in mind,” said Andrew Star, MD, medical director, OSI and chief, Orthopaedics at AMH. For their convenience, patients...


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