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2014-04-23 23:05:35

Located in the Halifax Building across from the Sentara Leigh Hospital at 6161 Kempsville Circle, the Kempsville clinic features comprehensive physical therapy services, an orthopedic clinical specialist, Temporomandibular Disorders treatment programs, pain management, dry needling, balance and fall prevention, custom orthotics and Wii-hab. Norfolk, Va. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that it has named Pete Elser, PT, MSPT, OSC the Clinical...

2014-04-21 23:09:28

From May 5 through 8, leading up to National Women’s Health Week, Tidewater Physical Therapy and its Newport News Performance Center will host a series of health and fitness classes to help women live life stronger. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Being a well woman is a state of mind, the Office on Women’s Health from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tells readers at womenshealth.gov. “It's being as healthy as you can be. And, most importantly,...

2014-04-18 23:01:13

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. This book is about stroke and recovery and is an inspiring journey which has already helped countless others deal with their stroke recovery. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Did you have a stroke? Or did your family or friend have a stroke? Then you understand how the world suddenly changes for stroke survivors and their family and friends. Stroke happens quickly. Once it happens, it lasts. It changes the stroke survivor's life. It also...

2014-04-17 14:26:40

Florida State University researchers have identified a new syndrome called "osteosarcopenic obesity" that links the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity. "It used to be the thinking that the heavier you were the better your bones would be because the bones were supporting more weight," said Jasminka Ilich-Ernst, the Hazel Stiebeling Professor of Nutrition at Florida State. "But, that's only true to a certain extent." The syndrome, outlined in the May issue of...

2014-04-16 13:59:35

Sarcopenia — the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength — may put up to 50 percent of seniors at greater risk for disability, yet there is no consensus within the medical community for how this condition should be measured. However, a new collection of articles appearing in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences (volume 69, number 5) lays out an empirically derived set of criteria for diagnosing sarcopenia. These recommendations are a...

2014-04-14 12:34:19

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2014-04-12 23:03:14

The Foundation will award a $2.5 million grant to the most qualified applicant to launch and manage the COE. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it is accepting letters of intent to apply for funding from the Center of Excellence in Physical Therapy Health Services and Health Policy Research and Training (COE) until June 30. Institutions and health systems networks are encouraged to apply through the Foundation’s website. The...

2014-04-11 23:23:23

Hands-On Seminars, Inc. is making Vestibular Rehabilitation Training (VRT) available to Physical Therapists around the country in an effort to prevent falls and related injuries. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can cause injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults....

2014-04-11 23:02:38

Home Care Assistance invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Scottsdale, Arizona to Okinawa, Japan. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Scottsdale Area and East Valley communities to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the...

2014-04-10 23:23:32

Dr. Schwartz discusses his approach to orthopedic patients and physical therapy. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Evan Schwartz is an orthopedic surgeon practicing out of Lenox Hill Hospital with his main practice located in Astoria, Queens. He is affiliated with the North Shore-LIJ Health System. In an interview conducted by Hands-On Physical Therapy of NY, Dr. Schwartz talks about the importance of patient care and physical therapy in his practice. Dr. Schwartz says that the...