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2013-10-09 16:24:04

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, a leading provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, today announced that its subsidiary, Rehab Associates LLC, has entered into a joint venture partnership with Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, AL, to deliver physical, occupational and rehabilitation services to Jackson Hospital patients. The partnership allows both groups to better meet the needs of patients in Montgomery and beyond. "We are pleased to announce...

2013-10-08 23:26:35

"30-minute SPEDcasts" series kicks off on Wednesday, October 16th with webcast covering online speech-language assessments. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, is launching a new webcast series, "30-minute SPEDcasts," to provide administrators, teachers and specialists with timely information and practical advice on a variety of special education...

2013-10-07 20:22:12

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Governor Brown signed AB 1000 into law enabling Californians to directly access physical therapist services. Currently, individuals seeking relief from pain and injuries that affect their ability to function are required to get a physician diagnosis before a physical therapist may treat them. Effective January 1, 2014, this will no longer be the case. Consumers will be able to directly seek safe, quality physical therapist...

2013-10-02 23:27:57

Expanding districts’ options for assessing students so speech-language therapy can start sooner. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Getting students evaluated for speech-language services at the start of the school year is a time-consuming process, especially when speech-language pathologists are in short supply. The persistent nationwide shortage of highly trained experts can mean that much-needed services for students may be delayed as districts scramble to meet the demand for...

2013-10-02 23:04:33

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Lake Zurich community to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Lake Zurich is located at 546 N. Rand Road just southeast of Kohl’s. Lake Zurich, IL (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Lake Zurich community to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Lake Zurich is located at 546 N. Rand Road...

2013-10-02 23:04:30

During National Physical Therapy Month this October, Athletico wants people to know about some unexpected ways a physical therapist can improve a person’s health, helping with conditions ranging from cancer treatment side effects to incontinence. Oak Brook, Illinois (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Sports injuries, arthritis, low back pain – all well-known reasons to seek help from a physical therapist. But during National Physical Therapy Month, Athletico wants people to know about some...

2013-10-01 23:32:09

In the current environment of health care reform, high co-pays, increased utilization review, and required outcome reporting, the busy clinician is required to create measurable functional change at each clinical visit. North American Seminars developed this course to provide therapists with an understanding of how healthcare regulation affects their daily patient care. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 In the current environment of health care reform, high co-pays, increased...

2013-10-01 08:31:59

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is honored to announce the inaugural winner of the Gabriella Molnar, MD Pediatric Lifetime Award. This award will be given annually to a physiatrist who has made exceptional contributions to pediatric rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Michael Alexander has dedicated his entire career to the pursuit improving this subspecialty of PM&R. Dr. Alexander was the Chief of...

2013-09-30 23:38:00

North American Seminars introduces Geriatric pain and Mobility, an advanced physical therapy continuing education course dealing with the geriatric rehabilitation population. This is an approved physical therapy continuing education course for TX, CA, WA, IL and other states. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 North American Seminars introduces Geriatric pain and Mobility, an advanced physical therapy continuing education course dealing with the geriatric rehabilitation population....

2013-09-29 23:00:23

North American Seminars introduces an advanced physical therapy continuing education course on spasticity. This course will be pre-approved for continuing education for PT, PTA, and OT throughout the United States and Canada. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course is designed to provide progressive concepts to the medical professional involved in the rehabilitation management of the spinal cord-injured patient with...