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2014-02-24 08:29:03

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will participate in the following investor conferences in March 2014: March 3, 2014, HealthSouth President and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Grinney, will be speaking at 2:50 p.m. ET at the Raymond James Healthcare Conference held at the Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida. March 4, 2014, HealthSouth Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Ed Fay, will speak at 11:05 a.m. ET at the...

2014-02-18 23:31:23

Medicine in Motion Joins Healthcare and Wellness Professionals in Offering Free Screenings, Giveaways and More for the Austin Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community at the Second Annual Pride in Health Event Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Austin-area healthcare and wellness professionals will join together on Sunday, February 23, 2014, to show their support as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) allies for the second annual Pride in Health fair—a...

2014-02-17 23:21:09

Integrative Spine and Sports is now accepting same day physical therapy appointments. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Integrative Spine and Sports, a practice devoted to sports and musculoskeletal physical therapy, announces that it is accepting same day physical therapy appointments. Specializing in sports physical therapy services like pain management, chiropractic care, joint fluid replacement, bio-puncture, non-surgical spinal decompression and pharmacological treatments, the...

2014-02-14 12:24:29

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, has hired Eric Hansen, ATC/L, as Director of Sports Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Mr. Hansen's extensive background as a certified athletic trainer makes him especially suited to integrating Righttime's sports medicine initiatives. The HeadFirst program focuses on education, evaluation and treatment of...

2014-02-13 23:26:37

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a grassroots organization of parents and partners solely dedicated to reducing the potentially-disastrous consequences of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in youth. The objectives of PHW in the areas of education, prevention, recognition, and appropriate emergency action aligns them very well with the intentions of NYSATA and all levels of athletic training-related associations....

2014-02-12 23:23:17

Lora Scott, MD, co-director of sports medicine at Dayton Children's Hospital, shares six valuable lessons parents can teach their children by watching The Olympics. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Every four years the world comes together to watch athletes from all over compete in the Winter Olympics. The Olympic Games bring Americans together as they cheer on their favorite athletes and root for Team USA. They’re also a great activity for families to watch together - and offer...

2014-02-05 16:26:15

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allegheny Health Network has been designated an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of six leading medical providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee to provide comprehensive medical services to elite Team USA athletes, including orthopedics and sports medicine, primary care, cardiovascular care, neurosurgery, physical therapy, and more. The USOC launched the National Medical...

2014-02-04 12:24:11

Doctors Concerned about Rising Number of Athletes with ACL injuries CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the hopes of many, Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games after a string of injuries to her anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, a ligament that provides rotation stability to the knee. World champion ski jumper Sara Hendrickson also had ACL surgery but is hoping for an injury-free gold medal performance this...

2014-02-04 08:36:06

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will participate in the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York on February 25-26, 2014. HealthSouth President and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Grinney, will participate in a fireside chat presentation on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available at http://investor.healthsouth.com by clicking on an...

2014-01-31 23:28:47

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to be linked to some newly revealed - and potentially groundbreaking - sports safety programs and proposals related to concussions, sports safety, and appropriate medical coverage in youth athletics. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Super Bowl Media Week 2014 has provided a public platform for some landmark developments in concussion research, legislation and awareness and the New York State Athletic Trainers’...