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2014-03-05 23:30:37

The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced its 2014 Service Awards recipients, recognizing individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting the Foundation and advancing its mission to fund physical therapy research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced recipients of its 2014 Service Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting...

2014-03-05 23:28:13

The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) and The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) co-published a Special Report today entitled, It Takes a Team: The 2013 Boston Marathon – Preparing for and Recovering from a Mass-Casualty Event. This unique report highlights multidisciplinary planning, integrated clinical teamwork, and continuity of care. Alexandria, VA and Needham, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Due to rigorous disaster preparedness and the heroic actions...

2014-03-04 23:31:49

Known for their commitment of providing one-of-a-kind compassionate care for children and their families in the Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex area, Small Hands, Big Hearts Pediatric Therapy Management, LLC (SHBH) have announced their selection of Procura Homecare Software as their software vendor for pediatric therapy management. Westmont, IL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Known for their commitment of providing one-of-a-kind compassionate care for children and their families in the Dallas/ Fort...

2014-03-03 23:24:18

New Addition Meant to Help Travelers Focus on Health (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, the newest member of Villa Group Resorts, is offering travelers a chance to work on inner and outer peace with a new Wellness Week package from the resort’s Sabila Spa and Wellness Center, kicking off an ongoing rotation of guest wellness instructors at the resort. The first in the series of Sabila Spa Wellness Week offerings will be held from March 23 through April 6,...

2014-03-03 23:22:33

Illinois seniors recovering from illness/injury respond to In Home Personal Services’ multi-sensory therapy and state-of-the-art equipment. Chicago (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 When it comes to providing the most cutting-edge technology in rehabilitation services, In Home Personal Services (IHPS) is leading the way in Illinois. After outfitting six local independent and assisted living facilities with innovative Active Health Centers, the group is unveiling its latest purpose-built Active...

2014-03-02 23:02:31

Professional Physical Therapy welcomes Gold Coast Physical Therapy & Sports Training with four locations in Suffolk County to its consortium of state-of-the-art clinics. Uniondale, New York (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (“Professional”), welcomes Gold Coast Physical Therapy & Sports Training (“GCPT”) with four locations in Suffolk County to its consortium of state-of-the-art clinics. “We’re thrilled to welcome Gold Coast to...

2014-03-01 23:01:10

Rehab Management Solutions is excited to offer a web-based educational course on the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) on March 18, 2014 (12:15pm-1:15pmCST) to Physical and Occupational Therapists nationally. Sturtevant, WI (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), a Physical Therapist owned-and-operated company that grows private practices through proven operations and systems, is excited to offer a web-based educational course on the Medicare Physician...

2014-02-28 23:34:54

Bella Reina Spa, voted Delray Beach's hottest spa, has exceeded client expectations again with the addition of the new tea and alkaline water bar. The alkaline water system contains anti-aging properties that offer immune support and more oxygen to the cells creating healthy, hydrated skin. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Bella Reina Spa, voted Delray Beach's hottest spa, is delighted to announce the addition of a tea and alkaline water bar. "The Tyent alkaline...

2014-02-27 23:24:53

Occupational Medicine Services in Anaheim, California Anaheim, California (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Healthpointe’s Anaheim Medical Center is excited to announce that they are offering Occupational Medicine, including Industrial Medicine and Workers' Compensation services. Providing the best care for work-related illnesses, injuries, or disabilities, Healthpointe’s Occupational Medicine is the optimal solution for both employers and employees. Healthpointe supplies the highest...

2014-02-26 23:27:48

Dynasplint Systems, Inc., (DSI) a leading manufacturer for at-home treatment for range of motion rehabilitation products, announces restructuring in 2014. With a continued focus on customer satisfaction and product excellence, DSI continues to rebuild for a successful 2014. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A leading manufacturer for range of motion rehabilitation products, Dynasplint Systems, Inc. announces the company will continue to restructure and rebuild for a successful...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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