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2013-09-24 08:31:40

Fall 2013 event offers $50 signature treatments at hundreds of spas throughout the country NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its inception in 2004, Spa Week Media Group has lead the way in connecting consumers with the powerful and life-changing benefits of the spa with its Spring and Fall Events' affordable $50 spa and wellness treatments. As the country's leading and most reputable Spa Marketing Event, Spa Week has successfully manifested the connection of health and...

2013-09-23 08:26:41

Proactive techniques help combat Empty Nest Syndrome SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents often look forward to the day their children assert their independence and leave home, but for many parents, that anticipation is met with a surprising reality and complex challenge. Empty Nest Syndrome, a legitimate psychological phenomenon, may leave some parents with feelings of depression, guilt or an immense sense of loss. "There's disconnect between what parents often anticipate, and...

2013-09-20 23:02:32

Rehab Management Solutions (RMS) is proud to offer a new ½ day Documentation & Coding Summit to help clinic owners and directors protect their practice, fulfill the requirements of their Corporate Compliance Policy and ensure all providers understand their professional responsibility of compliant documentation. Sturtevant, WI (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 A payor walks into your private physical or occupational therapy clinic to audit your documentation. Are you prepared to properly...

2013-09-17 23:22:39

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Oswego community to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Oswego is located at 2872 U.S. Highway 34, right next to Giordano’s. Oswego, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Oswego community to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Oswego is located at 2872 U.S. Highway 34, right next to...

2013-09-17 23:22:15

Immediate Openings for New Patients at New Location Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Detroit Institute for Children (DIC), Southeast Michigan’s leading nonprofit provider of therapy for children with special needs, today announced it has opened a new location in Southfield. The Southfield campus joins the DIC’s Detroit, Walled Lake (Abilities Center) and St. Clair Shores (Pediatric Potentials) locations in offering coordinated occupational therapy, physical therapy, and...

2013-09-17 23:01:52

The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center has expanded to include a second location on the Boys Town campus to treat more seriously troubled youth requiring supervision, safety and therapy. Boys Town, Neb. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Boys Town today opened its newest building on campus to offer medically directed care for more seriously troubled youth who require supervision, safety and therapy. The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center is a 34-bed facility, located at Boys Town National...

2013-09-17 20:21:02

EAGLE PASS, Texas, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- Patricia Isabel Penilla is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as CEO and Owner of St. Isabel Home Health, Inc. St. Isabel Home Health provides care services based on the specific requirements of the patient's doctor. Their services include Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Social Services, Home...

2013-09-16 23:20:38

Training focuses on compassionate, positive patient care for better results, improved patient experience. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 ProRehab, the preeminent provider of outpatient physical and occupational therapy in the region, is leading the charge on a new compassionate care training initiative aimed at improving patient care, results and overall recovery process. The Called to Care training program gives therapists the tools to they need to focus more on personalized...

2013-09-16 16:24:22

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SottoPelle, an internationally recognized bio-identical hormone replacement therapy for both men and women, has expanded its availability on the East Coast through the Virtua health system in southern New Jersey. Dr. Gino Tutera, MD, FACOG, Medical Director of SottoPelle Therapy in Phoenix, AZ, also serves as Medical Director for the Virtua program. "We began working with Virtua five years ago on a very small scale," says Dr. Tutera....

2013-09-14 23:04:15

As part of Universal Companies’ ongoing commitment to providing our clients with spa, wellness, and business solutions, we are excited to announce the launch of a new division dedicated to equipment sales, design, consulting, and service—Universal Spa Equipment. Abingdon, VA (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As part of Universal Companies’ ongoing commitment to providing our clients with spa, wellness, and business solutions, we are excited to announce the launch of a new division...


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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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