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2013-10-28 12:26:10

The recent signing expands the Company's Rhode Island presence with the addition of a premiere facility in South County AVON, Conn. and WESTERLY, R.I., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuum Rehabilitation, LLC announced today that it has strengthened its market presence in Rhode Island with the signing of an agreement to provide comprehensive physical, speech and occupational therapy to the residents of Westerly Nursing Home in Westerly, Rhode Island. This contract represents the...

2013-10-26 23:04:16

FEI has become the premier manufacturer and distributor of exceptional healthcare products for a broad range of applications. Their product lines are utilized by professionals and individual consumers throughout the world, including hospitals, clinics, fitness centers, rehab facilities, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare services. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...

2013-10-25 23:18:52

30-Minute Webcast on Wednesday, November 20th Covers the “who, What, When, Where, and How” of This Innovative Approach to Delivering Therapy Services San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webcast on online occupational therapy (OT) as part of its recently-launched “30-minute SPEDcasts” series. The webcast, “Get a Grip on Online OT,” will...

2013-10-24 23:33:31

Leading provider of online continuing education for physical therapists, HomeCEUConnection.com, adds to schedule of live, interactive webinars to help Florida physical therapists meet state requirements. Plano, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 With a continuing education deadline of November 30th rapidly approaching, thousands of physical therapists in Florida still find themselves in need of live courses to meet their biannual license renewal criteria. HomeCEUConnection.com has responded to...

2013-10-24 23:27:27

The seventh annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program will be held Nov. 4-15 at Dr. Fred Dreher’s office in Ballston Spa. Ballston Spa, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Dr. Fred Dreher, a dentist in Ballston Spa, NY, is holding the annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program. Dr. Dreher will pay $1 per pound and give a prize to children under 14 who turn in their Halloween candy to the office. The candy is taken to the Family Readiness Group in Glens Falls to be included in holiday care packages...

2013-10-24 23:25:13

Rehab Management Solutions, a physical therapist owned-and-operated company that helps physical and occupational therapists open and grow their own practices, is excited show their support for the physical therapy industry and attend the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (PPS) annual conference on November 6-9, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. In addition to showing therapists how to “put a new spin” on their practice at booth 413, Principal & COO...

2013-10-23 08:31:07

Symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression may be alleviated with massage therapy EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark National Massage Therapy Awareness Week (NMTAW), October 20-26, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has compiled research that suggests symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression (all associated with mental health) may be alleviated with massage therapy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2013-10-22 23:31:40

Theralase therapeutic laser treatment is a revolutionary pain relief protocol which uses cold laser therapy, sometimes in conjunction with other procedures and/or adjustments. It's demonstrated the ability to be an effective personal injury rehabilitation protocol in several clinical studies. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 One Tampa chiropractor, Dr. Christine Rogers of Elan Wellness Center, states that her practice has acquired the technology because it allow patients to be...

2013-10-22 10:27:09

A survey finds that most patients are not being told about the possibility of overdiagnosis and overtreatment as a result of cancer screenings, according to report in a research letter by Odette Wegwarth, Ph.D., and Gerd Gigerenzer, Ph.D., of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany. Cancer screenings can find treatable disease at an earlier stage but they can also detect cancers that will never progress to cause symptoms. Detection of these early, slow-growing...

2013-10-21 23:03:28

The Face Place spa, and BodySpace is hosting an Open House to celebrate the fusion of The Face Place with Good Life Wellness Center. This November 23rd event is open to the public from 1-5pm on November 23rd Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Good Life Wellness Center has combined with The Face Place and BodySpace in a beautiful new retreat space located on Oakland Mills Road in Columbia, Maryland. This Open House on November 23rd will run from 1-5pm at their 6935 Oakland Mills Road...


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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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