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2014-01-04 23:24:09

Evidence In Motion (EIM), a company created to assist in the continued education of physical therapists, is pleased to announce an official partnership with Golden Bear Physical Therapy, a progressive provider of rehabilitation services in Modesto, Turlock, Oakdale, and Patterson, California. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Evidence In Motion (EIM), a company created to assist in the continued education of physical therapists, is pleased to announce an official partnership with...

2014-01-04 23:02:15

A new law went into effect January 1, 2014 allowing the people of California to go directly to a physical therapist, eliminating unnecessary appointments and delays in accessing care, according to San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Californians seeking alternatives to prescription medication and surgery are now able to choose physical therapy for the prevention and treatment of conditions, like back pain, that affect their movement...

2014-01-02 23:29:51

KORT Physical Therapy Clinics Making a Difference This Holiday Season in Their Communities Through a Company-wide Initiative (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Making a Difference in the Community This holiday season KORT Physical Therapy clinics throughout Kentuckiana gave a helping hand to local charities. KORT Clinics participated in the "Making a Difference" initiative, a company-wide program encouraging community outreach. Each KORT clinic chose a local organization including Sunrise...

2013-12-30 23:01:47

Achieving Functional Outcomes for Shoulder Impingement, Low Back Pain and Knee Osteoarthritis in the Current Healthcare Reform Environment is a physical therapy continuing education course that instructs medical professionals on how to achieve patient outcomes under the new healthcare guidelines. This PT continuing education uses timely and relevant information that is essential in order to provide rehab care in this new healthcare reform market. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In...

2013-12-30 23:01:26

North American Seminars introduces Advanced Management of the Lumbar Spine and Pelvic Girdle, a new PT continuing education course for 2014. This course will provide a unified biomechanic and neuromechanic model with strategies for the examination, evaluation, and intervention of the lumbopelvic spine and hip. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Lumbopelvic and hip movement dysfunction represent a large component of physical therapy practice. Yet many of us struggle with explaining...

2013-12-27 23:02:38

Online therapy for students with special needs recognized in the New Products category. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, was recently named a winner of the Tech & Learning 2013 Awards of Excellence (AOE) for its online occupational therapy (OT) service. The service, which is delivered via PresenceLearning’s award-winning online therapy platform, was chosen...

2013-12-26 23:03:57

Acknowledging that there are plenty of misunderstandings about what therapy is and who can benefit from it, Therapy Changes, providing focused guidance when it’s most needed, has released a guide to demystify its specialty. In just five pages, Demystifying Therapy focuses on what therapy is and how it works, who goes to therapy, how to get the most out of it, and what role medication plays. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Acknowledging that there are plenty of misunderstandings...

2013-12-26 23:02:51

30-minute webcast on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 demonstrates how online therapy can be effective across a wide-range of special needs cases. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 As more research and anecdotal evidence surfaces about the effectiveness of online speech therapy, special educators and therapists are finding that it can also be used with students with severe disabilities. PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services...

2013-12-24 23:01:12

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in Palos Heights to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Palos Heights is located at 7130 W. 127th Street, Suite A. Palos Heights, IL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in Palos Heights to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Palos Heights is located at 7130 W. 127th Street, Suite A. This clinic has...

2013-12-23 23:01:50

Athletico Physical Therapy is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Athletico Coach of the Year Award. The award was created to recognize coaches for all they do to serve their local communities. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Athletico Physical Therapy is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Athletico Coach of the Year Award. The 2013 award was presented to David Inserra, Head Coach of the Maine South High School varsity football team. In addition to receiving a...


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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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