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2013-12-09 23:25:08

NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic injuries and challenging diagnoses, with a focus on moving the clients from trauma to independence. Mount Dora, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic...

2013-12-05 23:20:13

Advances Helping Patients and Athletes Recover Faster from Injuries and Accidents Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 America’s rapidly aging population will benefit greatly from improvements in training and techniques across the field of physical therapy. Professional and amateur athletes already benefit from breakthroughs in sports medicine and rehabilitative medicine. Today, producers of the In View series hosted by Larry King announce plans to explore improvements in these...

2013-12-05 16:24:24

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services, http://www.achievebeyondusa.com, is excited to announce the start of its new Speech Therapy Clinic in Melville, Long Island. Melville is conveniently located on the border of Nassau and Suffolk counties right off of the Long Island Expressway (Exit 49S). Achieve Beyond has a dedicated team of speech language pathologists and educational supervisors who work with children and families....

2013-12-04 23:29:14

Starting in December, The Children’s Spot is offering Social Thinking Groups for children having difficulty with social skills. The groups will continue to be offered throughout 2014. Howard County, MD (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Children’s Spot will begin to offer social thinking groups this December for children that are experiencing difficulty with social skills. The 6-week session, run by, occupational therapist, Angela Liston, BCBA/Behavior therapist, Kimahni Peele and speech...

2013-12-03 23:25:41

Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS, will lend industry expertise to review current Medicare therapy assessment tools and work toward creating a common set of core reimbursement methods that could be used across all rehabilitation settings. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The political action arm of the American Physical Therapy Association, PT-PAC, is assembling a team of physical therapist leaders to take on the difficult task of reforming Medicare reimbursement tools and payments...

2013-12-02 23:02:38

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Quad Cities located in Silvis, Illinois. This facility, managed by local native, Nathan Sels, PT, DPT, is committed to offering residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Silvis, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Quad Cities located in Silvis, Illinois. This facility, managed by local native, Nathan Sels, PT, DPT, is committed to offering residents...

2013-12-02 00:20:48

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke in the United...

2013-11-30 23:21:28

The Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers industry experienced revenue growth as a result of the aging population and increasing acceptance of the benefits of physical therapy services; furthermore, continued expansion of the aging population, healthcare reform and economic recovery are expected to support industry revenue growth in the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers industry to its...

2013-11-27 13:14:40

Treatments based on behavioral or non-invasive physiological stimulation show greatest potential Because the concept of permanent neurological injury has given way to recognition of the brain’s potential for long-term regeneration ad reorganization, rehabilitations strategies are undergoing radical changes.  The potential for five new translational interventions was examined in an article published ahead of print on November 13 by Neurology Clinical Practice: Barrett AM, Oh-Park M, Chen...

2013-11-26 23:03:14

Orthoco, a top online retailer of professional grade cold packs, Kinesio Tape and TENS electrodes, has issued a reminder for rehab therapy professionals to stock up on cold packs and other therapy supplies during the holidays this year. The holidays are typically a slow time for many health professionals, but an ideal time to replenish stocks before the new year. Wynnewood, PA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Orthoco today released a statement reminding health professionals everywhere to check...