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2014-08-13 23:03:21

A new medical spa and wellness center is opening two locations in Norwell and Hyannis.

2014-08-12 23:06:41

Ella Health, a San Francisco-based health care provider, has started a new style of physical therapy just for women, with specialized programs focused on helping women live better and grow stronger

2014-08-12 12:28:23

Healthcare information technology leader recruits top executive talent and completes renovation of 27,000 square foot historic building in downtown Portland. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug.

2014-08-08 23:04:27

Ascend Rehab’s rebranding aims to more effectively communicate its services, support its position as a top contract therapy company, and maintain continuity of care in the Ascend family of companies.

2014-08-06 23:07:18

XC Spa, the distinguished spa manufacturer and retailer, has recently launched a promotion for its swim spas.

2014-08-06 23:01:53

Jennifer Clark, PT, Begins Work at Stone Oak Clinic San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Texas Physical

2014-08-04 23:08:36

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August

2014-08-04 08:27:08

New name reflects strength of services as company unites under one brand TOWSON, Md., Aug.

2014-08-02 23:02:43

Hands-On Seminars is Creating an Advisory Board with the Express Purpose of Identifying Specific Post-graduate Educational Needs of Physical and Occupational Therapists Astoria,

2014-08-02 23:00:39

Owners Tami Anderson and Jennifer Skipper are celebrating the 10th year anniversary of their salon and spa business by rebranding the name as NUVO Salon & Spa. Frederick,


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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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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.