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2013-12-19 23:23:20

The New York Physical Therapy Association and MedBridge Partner to Deliver Online Education Solution for Continuing Professional Development and Improved Patient Outcomes Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) and MedBridge, the leader in online education for physical therapists, have collaborated to provide NYPTA members accredited and cost-effective online curriculum taught by internationally recognized clinicians. Through the...

2013-12-19 23:04:09

One of the Central Valley's largest full service salon and day spas, Sensia Salon, is providing their clients with the opportunity to lose inches off their waist line and firm up areas of their body for those extra pounds gained throughout the holiday season. On average people tend to add 5 to 10 pounds from October through January, and Sensia is now offering clients the ability to eliminate that unwanted weight. Visalia, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Sensia Salon & Spa is now...

2013-12-17 23:02:38

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the city of Woodstock, Illinois. This facility, managed by Lisa Shaffer, PT, DPT, is committed to offering residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Woodstock is located at 113 S. Eastwood Dr., close to the McHenry County Fairgrounds. Woodstock, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the city of Woodstock, Illinois. This facility, managed by Lisa Shaffer,...

2013-12-16 23:01:36

Hands-on workshop being held in Nashville, TN on February 15, 2014. Akron, OH (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The Active Care System from Performance Health is the only evidence-based clinical management solution that supports both in-clinic and home exercises. This new program is designed to engage therapists with new tools, empower patients through improved outcomes, and increase clinic revenue through cash-based services and clinical retailing of TheraBand™, Biofreeze® and...

2013-12-11 23:27:48

HomeCEUConnection.com, leading provider of online continuing education for rehab professionals, announces schedule of live, interactive Category A sessions accepted for Oklahoma physical therapists is now open for registration. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Registration is now open for a schedule of interactive, online Category A continuing education sessions being broadcast by HomeCEUConnection.com. These sessions are accepted as live Category A courses by the Oklahoma Board of...

2013-12-11 23:25:40

For the most advanced treatment of common injuries and chronic pain, this therapeutic laser system is the answer many people have been seeking. Suffering from back, muscle, joint, neck, hip, and knee pain is no longer necessary, thanks to Elan Wellness Center. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Many types of injuries, as well as chronic conditions, can be effectively treated with a new highly advanced therapeutic laser system, courtesy of Tampa chiropractor, Dr. Christine Rogers,...

2013-12-10 23:02:58

Over the five years to 2013, demand for the Physical Therapists industry has increased as individuals have become aware of physical therapy's role in promoting health and wellness; further, the industry will continue to grow, bolstered by the aging population, economic recovery and healthcare reform. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Physical Therapists in the US industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

2013-12-10 12:33:29

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers today announced that U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc., a national operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics, has acquired a majority interest in High Performance Therapy Centers, LLC, doing business as Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers. Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers is a 12 clinic physical therapy business whose name is licensed under an agreement with the Atlanta Falcons...

2013-12-10 10:29:34

A team led by a longtime Oregon Health & Science University researcher has demonstrated in mice what could be a revolutionary new technique to cure a wide range of human diseases — from cystic fibrosis to cataracts to Alzheimer's disease — that are caused by "misfolded" protein molecules. Misfolded protein molecules, caused by gene mutation, are capable of maintaining their function but are misrouted within the cell and can’t work normally, thus causing disease. The OHSU team...

2013-12-09 23:25:08

NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic injuries and challenging diagnoses, with a focus on moving the clients from trauma to independence. Mount Dora, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic...


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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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