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2014-02-12 23:02:50

Dogological is launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Gabriel’s Angels, a non-profit organization that serves over 13,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children in Arizona with pet therapy, in order to bring the Dogological Dog Teaching Method At-home Program DVD set available to dog owners worldwide. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Dogological, a company that seeks to empower dog owners by teaching from the dog’s point of view, today announced the...

2014-02-11 23:29:31

SpaFinder Wellness 365’s ‘State of Spa Travel’ report reveals how critical ‘female bonding’ is to the spa travel segment – and heightened desire for more exotic destinations, from Cambodia to the Czech Republic New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Spafinder Wellness 365™ today released key findings of its 2013 ‘State of Spa Travel’ report, designed to provide annual insight into the health of, and emerging consumer trends in, the North American spa travel* market....

2014-02-11 23:27:27

Dr. Kathy Maupin issues new book which will help millions of women suffering from hormone imbalance. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 While most people associate testosterone with men, it's one of the most vital hormones in women, and one of the first hormones that women begin to lose as they enter their 40s. In the process of overcoming her own hormonal imbalance, physician Dr. Kathy Maupin has identified this debilitating and largely unknown health condition that is...

2014-02-10 23:04:47

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. “Thank you to all who participated in our fundraising push last year to...

2014-02-08 23:03:16

The Togrye Orthodontics Team is running and raising money for Danielle with Special Kids. Murfreesboro, TN (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Togrye Orthodontics has been involved with Special Kids for three years with events including participation in the Special Kid's Race and the Cornelius Christmas program. This year they are running and raising money for Danielle, one of the children being served by Special Kids. They would like to invite participation through either running with Team...

2014-02-05 23:31:54

KORT Physical Therapy has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the 10th consecutive year. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 For the 10th consecutive year, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT) has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. According to KYSHRM, winner’s rankings will be announced on Thursday, April 24, at an awards dinner at the...

2014-02-04 23:27:53

A promising new advocacy fundraising program, PT4PT, is set to launch on February 4, 2014 in Florida, with its national debut at the APTA CSM show in Las Vegas, NV. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 PT4PT, a new advocacy fundraising program for physical therapists, will make its Florida debut on February 4, 2014. The concept is simple: most PTs need electrodes in their daily practices, agreed a group of physical therapists. They decided to use the proceeds from the sales of high-quality...

2014-02-03 08:28:02

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic headache sufferers may benefit from a free headache screening offered http://www.acceleratedrehab.com/headache.cfm at Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers--the largest physical therapist owned and managed practice in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120118/CG37630LOGO) Accelerated physical therapists are providing the screenings to help sufferers better understand the source of their headaches and obtain information about...

2014-01-31 23:02:02

North American Seminars is a national provider of physical therapy and occupational therapy continuing education courses. The online physical therapy continuing education course, Decreased Shoulder Range of Motion and Shoulder Pain in the Post Breast Cancer Surgical Population, addresses specific rehab issues related to the post surgical cancer patient. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy should be an integral part of treatment for post...

2014-01-29 23:33:54

Relaxation and Transformation Spa which offers Cavi-Lipo Cellulite Reduction Services is opening a new location in Berry Hill Wellness Center in Syosset, NY. This new endeavor will complement the services already offered at the well established center. Syosset, New York (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Relaxation and Transformation Spa, also known affectionately as R.A.T.S., has announced that they will now be offering their Cavi-Lipo Cellulite Reduction Services and stress reduction services...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.