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2014-05-09 12:26:01

Jintronix Milestone Marks First Time Microsoft Kinect Has Been Cleared For Prescription In Patient Care SEATTLE, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jintronix (

2014-05-08 16:26:18

American Humane Association's "Canines and Childhood Cancer Study," Sponsored by Zoetis, Examines Promising, Underutilized Weapon in War on Cancer WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-05-06 23:16:27

Physical Therapist Amanda Young has joined the Advanced Medical Traveling Mentorship Team.

2014-05-06 23:08:59

Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), a Physical Therapist owned-and-operated company that grows practices through proven operations and systems, will educate therapists nationally on how to protect

2014-05-05 23:11:08

Leading organization of home health care agencies, Cuidado Casero, will sponsor and participate in the American Heart Association’s “Go Red Por Tu Corazón” event. Southlake,

2014-05-05 23:05:17

Boldijarre Koronczay, President of Éminence, and several other environmental ambassadors and spokespersons of Green Spa Network came together to discuss plans for implementing sustainable

2014-05-05 23:02:29

In honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (May 8, 2014), a Pediatric Occupational Therapist offers tips to keep children & families safe. Bethesda,

2014-05-05 23:02:03

An outdoor therapy garden helps people prepare to go home after recovering from surgery or illness at Merwick Care & Rehabilitation Center in Plainsboro, NJ.

2014-04-30 23:10:24

Vick is one of less than 100 clinicians across the state, and one of 1,600 worldwide, to earn this certification, according to LSVT Global. Franklin, Va.

2014-04-30 23:08:43

Limited access to billing codes creates false appearances in physical therapy billing, leading to accusations of over-utilization and waste. Astoria, NY (PRWEB)


Latest Therapy Reference Libraries

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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.