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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...

Building Better Muscles With Green Tomatoes
2014-04-10 05:50:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Muscle atrophy, or wasting, is a problem caused by aging and a variety of illnesses and injuries. The surprising answer to this according to a new study from the University of Iowa might be green tomatoes. The research team, led by Christopher Adams, M.D., Ph.D., UI associate professor of internal medicine and molecular physiology and biophysics, used a screening method that previously helped them identify a compound in apple peel as...

2014-04-09 16:31:50

Researchers headed by Antonio Zorzano at IRB demonstrate that the DOR protein promotes muscle mass loss in mice. The scientists hypothesize that the design of an inhibitor against DOR would serve to prevent and tackle muscle wasting in patients suffering from sarcopenia and cachexia. The pathological atrophy of skeletal muscle is a serious biomedical problem for which no effective treatment is currently available. Those most affected populations are the elderly diagnosed with sarcopenia...

2014-04-06 23:01:26

Gr8 Speech Inc. introduces readily available technology along with a content-rich web-based environment to provide individualized and interactive speech therapy services anywhere in the world. This proven new model is an exciting breakthrough for next-generation speech therapy. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Gr8 Speech Inc. introduces readily available technology along with a content-rich web-based environment to provide individualized and interactive speech therapy services...

2014-04-04 10:38:10

Results of a new trial of treatments for chronic whiplash pain, published in The Lancet, suggest that expensive, intense physiotherapy sessions do not show any additional benefit over a single physiotherapy session of education and advice with phone follow-up. The findings are in line with previous studies on the subject, which have reported minimal additional benefit of longer physiotherapy programs over briefer physiotherapy programs for acute whiplash-associated disorders. The current...

2014-04-02 23:33:47

As leading providers of physical therapy, sports medicine and personal training services, West Rehab & Sports Medicine and Train Me 24/7 recently formed a new wellness and fitness partnership offering clients a comprehensive approach to physical therapy, nutrition and fitness at West Rehab’s Berwick, Midtown and Pooler locations. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 As leading providers of physical therapy, sports medicine and personal training services, West Rehab & Sports...

2014-04-02 23:33:19

Professional Physical Therapy (“Professional”) will be featured on American Health Front! on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 5:30 – 6:00 p.m., on WCBS-TV, channel 2. Recognized for cutting-edge rehabilitation therapy and excellent service standards, Professional was selected to educate viewers about options in physical therapy. Uniondale, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Professional Physical Therapy ("Professional") will be featured on American Health Front! on Saturday, April 5,...

2014-04-02 23:23:41

PresenceLearning helps 60 K-12 students get back on track with engaging online speech therapy services. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System (MHPSAS) in Muskegon Heights, Michigan has adopted PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, to provide 60 of its students with high quality online speech therapy. Through the adoption and implementation of PresenceLearning,...

2014-04-02 20:22:17

Falls are the #1 cause of accidental death and traumatic brain injuries for seniors. Falls are frequently associated with heart attacks, vertigo, blood pressure fluctuations, blood sugar fluctuations from diabetes, adverse reactions to medications, strokes and dizziness coinciding from respiratory disorders. Musculoskeletal or neurological disorders impair or change the way a person walks, also known as their gait, and gait changes lead to falls. LAS CRUCES, N.M., April 2, 2014...

2014-03-31 23:04:45

North American Seminars a national provider of online continuing education for PT introduces Evaluation and Treatment of the Foot and Ankle. This new PT online continuing education course is available on DVD and online. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Evaluation of the Foot and Ankle is a new PT Online Continuing Education Course from North American Seminars. Physical Therapists will learn how to perform an effective differential diagnosis process for foot and ankle problems. In...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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