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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,...

2014-04-17 23:09:15

SpaHub, the ultimate online spa directory, has recently released its list of the top spa destinations for 2014. The online spa guru has searched the world to create this list, sharing with fans the best spa resorts to check out this year. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Here is SpaHub’s list of the top 10 spa destinations around the world for 2014: 1)    Mii Amo, Sedona, Arizona, USA Adobe style buildings and red rock landscape make Mii Amo one of the...

2014-04-17 08:28:03

Unique Partnership Will Amplify the Largest Spa and Wellness Event in North America NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YouBeauty, the leading voice focused on personalization in beauty and wellness, has partnered with Spa Week Media Group (Spa Week), creator of the largest spa and wellness event in North America, to present YOUSPA, an integrated media event that educates consumers about the benefits of in-spa nourishment to their personal wellness. As the Official National...

2014-04-16 23:16:58

Newly renovated Cascade Spa at Church Landing, Meredith New Hampshire promises to offer fresh art deco design and new services for wellness inside and out. Meredith, NH (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Cascade Spa located in Church Landing at Lake Winnipesaukee today announced the reopening of a their brand new renovated spa for social getaways and respite guests. Designed with an Art Deco theme filled with bold colorful sunbursts, trapezoids and chevron patterns both fun and nostalgic, the...

2014-04-16 23:16:42

Mental health professionals will get up to speed on the best online marketing practices in this educational webinar presented by TherapySites and the AAMFT. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 TherapySites and the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy are presenting a complimentary webinar entitled “5 Ways to Make More Money in Your Practice – Secrets from the Pros.” The 30-minute webinar, presented by Denise Marshall, online marketing expert at TherapySites, will be...

2014-04-12 23:03:14

The Foundation will award a $2.5 million grant to the most qualified applicant to launch and manage the COE. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it is accepting letters of intent to apply for funding from the Center of Excellence in Physical Therapy Health Services and Health Policy Research and Training (COE) until June 30. Institutions and health systems networks are encouraged to apply through the Foundation’s website. The...

2014-04-10 23:26:44

The latest report by the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1-68 children have autism. Dallas Texas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 This new estimate is roughly 30% higher than previous estimates in 2012 and is based on the CDC’s surveillance study abstract; Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years—Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010. The study was released March 27, 2014. The number of children...

2014-04-10 23:23:32

Dr. Schwartz discusses his approach to orthopedic patients and physical therapy. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Evan Schwartz is an orthopedic surgeon practicing out of Lenox Hill Hospital with his main practice located in Astoria, Queens. He is affiliated with the North Shore-LIJ Health System. In an interview conducted by Hands-On Physical Therapy of NY, Dr. Schwartz talks about the importance of patient care and physical therapy in his practice. Dr. Schwartz says that the...

2014-04-10 23:04:48

Occupational therapy month may be over for this year, but occupational therapists help others lead fulfilling lives year round. In recognition of the role these therapists play in making the lives of countless people across the world better, Wise is happy to announce a renewed commitment to supporting strong private practice development. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 "Occupational therapy is truly an industry with a servant's heart," said Ferriolo. "They provide the tools for...

2014-04-10 23:00:45

More and more people regard a swim spa is a great investment in health and wellness. Today, XC Spa announces its new swim spa pools. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 More and more people regard a swim spa is a great investment in health and wellness, and that is why the China based Spa product manufacturer XC Spa is full of energy everyday to produce high quality products for its customers worldwide. Today, XC Spa announces its new swim spa pools. (http://www.xcspa.com/swim-spa/) The new swim spa...


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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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