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2015-04-06 23:00:05

HealthForumOnline (HFO) updates its online continuing education (CE) course for mental health professionals and allied healthcare providers, Motivational Interviewing in Clinical Settings.

2015-04-03 23:03:15

NYDNRehab uses virtual reality rehabilitation for patients suffering from hip pain or any pain upon walking. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2015 Patients

2015-03-31 12:34:47

ATI expands coverage in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana BOLINGBROOK, Ill., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ATI Physical Therapy today announces the acquisition of Flexeon Rehabilitation,

2015-03-29 23:01:24

North American Seminars provides Live hands on Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Courses in addition to Online Continuing Education Programs. Franklin,

2015-03-28 23:01:45

Aureus Medical Group to exhibit at OPTA Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 28, 2015 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com),

2015-03-28 16:20:51

Grand Opening of the Spine & Athlete Performance Center Today TUCSON, Ariz., March 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BODYCENTRAL PHYSICAL THERAPY holds the open house event for the Spine &

2015-03-27 23:00:35

The staff at Long Island, New York-Area Wellness Center has completed training to provide safe and effective services for cancer patients and survivors.

2015-03-24 23:06:22

Indiana Street Clinic moves to Crosslake Drive Evansville, IN (PRWEB) March 24, 2015 ProRehab is pleased to announce that their Indiana Street clinic

2015-03-24 23:03:48

The Kitsilano Medical Spa by Dr Roz Kamani in Vancouver, BC now offers complimentary consultation for clients who sign up for the newsletter.


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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