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2014-04-30 08:34:19

Video one piece of larger campaign celebrating landmark legislation COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) released today its 10-Year Anniversary of Direct Access video, celebrating 10 years of Direct Access to physical therapy services in the state of Ohio. Legislation enacted in 2004 enabled patients in Ohio to see their physical therapist without a physician referral. Prior to enactment, access to physical therapy was reliant on a...

2014-04-29 23:13:19

Courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. Clinics see the need and future in Workers’ Comp Rehab. Next training dates announced. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced...

2014-04-29 23:12:53

Healthpointe is now offering physical therapy in Anaheim, Colton, Corona, Garden Grove, Irwindale, La Mirada, Long Beach, Ontario, Perris and Temecula. The physical therapy program is available onsite at all Healthpointe locations. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Healthpointe is now offering physical therapy for patients recovering from sports, personal, or work-related injuries, as well as post-operative pain. Healthpointe’s physical therapy program is available on-site, at all...

2014-04-29 16:25:46

CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated Physical Therapy officially welcomes The Accelerated Center to the community of Northbrook with its grand opening celebration on Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th. The Accelerated Center is a brand new sports and events facility, featuring 72,000-square-feet of turf field, a full size gymnasium and a full service Accelerated Physical Therapy clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO The Accelerated...

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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