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2014-04-02 23:33:47

As leading providers of physical therapy, sports medicine and personal training services, West Rehab & Sports Medicine and Train Me 24/7 recently formed a new wellness and fitness partnership offering clients a comprehensive approach to physical therapy, nutrition and fitness at West Rehab’s Berwick, Midtown and Pooler locations. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 As leading providers of physical therapy, sports medicine and personal training services, West Rehab & Sports...

2014-04-02 23:33:19

Professional Physical Therapy (“Professional”) will be featured on American Health Front! on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 5:30 – 6:00 p.m., on WCBS-TV, channel 2. Recognized for cutting-edge rehabilitation therapy and excellent service standards, Professional was selected to educate viewers about options in physical therapy. Uniondale, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Professional Physical Therapy ("Professional") will be featured on American Health Front! on Saturday, April 5,...

2014-04-02 23:23:41

PresenceLearning helps 60 K-12 students get back on track with engaging online speech therapy services. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System (MHPSAS) in Muskegon Heights, Michigan has adopted PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, to provide 60 of its students with high quality online speech therapy. Through the adoption and implementation of PresenceLearning,...

2014-03-31 23:04:45

North American Seminars a national provider of online continuing education for PT introduces Evaluation and Treatment of the Foot and Ankle. This new PT online continuing education course is available on DVD and online. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Evaluation of the Foot and Ankle is a new PT Online Continuing Education Course from North American Seminars. Physical Therapists will learn how to perform an effective differential diagnosis process for foot and ankle problems. In...

2014-03-31 23:03:38

Evensong Spa at Heidel House Resort hosts spring wellness event with $50 services. Green Lake, WI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Spa Week, a national event with the goal of inspiring millions of Americans to get and stay healthy with affordable spa and wellness treatments, returns to Evensong Spa at Heidel House Resort this spring. From April 21 – May 3, Evensong will feature three 50-minute services for only $50 each. “Evensong Spa participates in Spa Week because we believe that everyone...

2014-03-31 16:25:49

Diana Sahakian of Stay Fit Physical Therapy & Core Wellness, Inc. , Mount Prospect, IL has been honored with a recognition by Chicago Magazine in its selection of "Chicago's Outstanding Physical Therapists & Occupational Therapists." MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine published by Tribune Company. Diana Sahakian was selected for the following honor: "Chicago's...

2014-03-29 23:02:36

The Redcord treatment program offered by Manhattan Physical Therapy is suitable for patients with a variety of conditions, including back and neck pain. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center is pleased to employ the only 2 Redcord certified physical therapists in New York City. While the Redcord therapy has been in use for several years at Manhattan Physical Therapy helping patients achieve relief from chronic pain, the owners have recently decided...

2014-03-28 23:00:35

Dogological Crowdfunding Campaign Donates to Non-Profit Pet Therapy Program Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Dogological, the company that uses a simple, compassionate and psychological approach to training dogs by teaching dog owners from the dog’s point of view, today announced the company will be holding a “flash sale” this weekend for its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign starting on Friday, March 28 at 8 p.m. PT and ending on Sunday, March 30 at 8 p.m. PT giving contributors 48...

2014-03-27 23:04:21

Crowdfunding campaign for Dogological to contribute to the expansion of Gabriel’s Angels’ non-profit pet therapy program. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Dogological, the company that uses a psychological approach to training your dog by empowering dog owners through teaching from the dog’s point of view, today announced the company has extended the deadline of their Indiegogo campaign until April 13 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. After launching the campaign in February to the public,...

2014-03-27 08:35:07

Partners HealthCare and Rady Children's Hospital using innovative Microsoft Kinect-based physical therapy system SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflexion Health, Inc., developer of a software platform for rehabilitation medicine, today announced it has closed a $7.5 million Series A Preferred Stock financing, with the Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund. Reflexion Health will use the proceeds of the financing to further develop "Vera(TM)," its Microsoft Kinect-based...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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