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2014-12-17 23:06:32

Performance Physical Therapy, based in Rhode Island, has been nationally honored with the 2014 Jayne L.

2014-12-17 16:25:22

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Euclid Systems Corporation has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael A Ross, MD, as their new CEO to be effective January 1, 2015.

2014-12-17 08:28:56

Expands Beamz Reach in the U.K.'s Senior Care Market SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamz Interactive, Inc.

2014-12-16 23:07:12

Cypress Creek Road Clinic Becomes Group’s 18th Location in Texas Cedar Park, TX (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 Texas

2014-12-11 08:29:10

Leading outpatient rehab therapy practice selects Clinicient's TotalInsight integrated software and revenue cycle management service to increase revenue, decrease costs and minimize time to collect

2014-12-05 23:06:45

Athletes will participate in an informative education series, catered specifically to runners. Gloucester, Va.

2014-12-03 23:13:19

NYPTA is debunking common Physical Therapy Myths to better enable consumers to take charge of their health and improve their overall fitness, mobility, and quality of life. Albany,

2014-12-02 23:03:02

State-of-the-Art Clinic Will Replace Existing Huebner Road Location in San Antonio, Include Staff From New TexPTS Partner Steve Stratton Physical Therapy San

2014-12-02 23:01:59

The Firm is evaluating potential testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered serious cardiovascular problems due to their use of AndroGel and other testosterone therapy medications.


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.