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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...

2014-04-09 23:27:52

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®), an award-winning evidence-based practice, is found remarkably successful in improving the lives of behaviorally disturbed and at-risk deaf youth and their families. The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is effectively training family therapists who use sign language to provide BSFT, showing yet another dimension of BSFT’s flexibility within minority cultures. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Family Therapy Training Institute...

2014-04-09 16:25:19

SottoPelle® - The Solution for Hormone Balance and Well-Being SANTA FE, N.M., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lynore Martinez, whose office is located at 405 Kiva Court, is now offering SottoPelle®, a unique form of hormone replacement therapy, developed by internationally recognized Gino Tutera M.D., F.A.C.O.G., as a solution for patients who struggle with hormone imbalance and well-being. While other forms of hormone replacement therapy are less effective or rely on...

2014-04-09 16:25:17

SottoPelle® - The Solution for Hormone Balance and Well-Being JUPITER, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Victor Iannaccone, whose office is located at 345 Jupiter Lakes Blvd, Suite 200, is now offering SottoPelle®, a unique form of hormone replacement therapy, developed by internationally recognized Gino Tutera M.D., F.A.C.O.G., as a solution for patients who struggle with hormone imbalance and well-being. While other forms of hormone replacement therapy are less effective...

2014-04-08 23:32:43

WMC starts off on a great note with their new website. Operating out of the Sunshine State, they set out to help people all around the world look good and feel great. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The hormone replacement specialists of Wellness MGT Corp. ® are proud to announce the launch of their new website http://www.hgh.biz. Together with the site the company unveils high quality HGH and testosterone products. The website stands to be very educational with valid...

2014-04-08 23:21:54

Therapy staffing company announces Facebook campaign asking specialists to show their pride Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Therapy Solutions, a leader in rehabilitation staffing, announces their #ProudofMe sweepstakes in April asking clinicians to show pride in the work they do by posting photos holding a sign with their specified discipline in the world of rehabilitation services. The contest, beginning April 7, 2014, will be hosted on Facebook and the staffing company hopes...


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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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