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2014-07-18 23:04:53

Recently, XC Spa, a renowned swimming equipment manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its new selection of outdoor swim spas. What's more, the company is now launching a big promotion for these great spas. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Recently, XC Spa, a renowned swimming equipment manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its new selection of outdoor swim spas. What's more, the company is now launching a big promotion for these great spas. Clients who place an order before July 26 can...

2014-07-16 23:04:52

The Abington Health Orthopaedic & Spine Institute (OSI) opened a new state-of-the-art unit at Abington Memorial Hospital. The new unit features 21 private rooms to accommodate patients undergoing joint replacement surgery and spine procedures. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 “Every aspect of the new OSI unit was designed with the patient’s safety and comfort in mind,” said Andrew Star, MD, medical director, OSI and chief, Orthopaedics at AMH. For their convenience, patients...

2014-07-14 23:09:24

Utilizing a Consistent Methodology for Continuity of Spine Care in Physical Therapy Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Spine Team Texas continues to stay at the forefront in complete spine care—from diagnosis to treatment and recovery. Currently all physical therapists at Spine Team Texas’ locations are either certified in or training for certification in The McKenzie Method. Two therapists, Craig Cunningham and Theresa Adame, have recently completed the extensive program. “We...

2014-07-14 23:08:00

Reha Technology today announced the worldwide launch of the Armotion™, a compact, portable and full-featured upper extremity robotic trainer that offers functional, robotic-assisted therapy through the use of interactive games and challenges in a lightweight and economic package. Olten, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Reha Technology today announced the worldwide launch of the Armotion™, a compact, portable and full-featured upper extremity robotic trainer that offers functional,...

2014-07-04 23:03:37

HMSystems is moving to a new address. The old address was PO Box 833 Oceanside, CA 92049 and the new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 HMSystems is moving to a new address in San Diego. July 2014 is bringing big changes to HMSystems. The new address is 12707 High Bluff Dr. San Diego, CA 92130. Health Management (HM) Systems provides Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology services for all ages. Our company...

2014-07-03 23:09:12

The specially designed hormone therapy program will attend issues like menopause, mood swings, lack of energy and a horde of other such problems in women. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 For women of every age and suffering from a wide range of bodily problems, MetroMD, California’s leading name in regenerative medicine and hormone therapy, now proposes a list of solutions that’s set to garner a lot of interest from the womenfolk. Already serving a wide assortment of therapies...

2014-07-01 23:03:54

BreakThrough Physical Therapy Is Proven To Get Employees Back On the Job More Quickly, Effectively Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 BreakThrough Works, BreakThrough Physical Therapy (BTPT)’s worker’s compensation line of services, is proud to provide North Carolina’s workforce with workplace injury experts at a fraction of the average treatment cost. Through BreakThrough Works, BreakThrough Physical Therapy delivers hands-on manual physical therapy to treat injuries due to...

2014-06-30 23:20:01

Foundation for Physical Therapy Receives $1 Million to Fund Research Alexandria,VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it has received a $1 million donation to fund research on the outcomes of physical therapy. Stanley Paris, PT, PhD, FAPTA, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and his wife, Catherine Patla, donated $500,000, and Laureate Education Inc. supported them by matching their $500,000 donation. The gifts, announced during...

2014-06-30 23:13:17

KORT Physical Therapy, the Largest FMS Certified Provider in KY, is helping reduce risk of injury by using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Tests. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Anyone who plays a sport or exercises does not need a crystal ball to tell them that injuries are possible. Using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) tests, physical therapists at KORT Physical Therapy can look into a patient's future and see an injury before it happens. “The FMS is a 7...

2014-06-30 23:11:29

Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independently owned outpatient practice with more than 30 clinics spread across Southeast and Central Virginia, as well as three Performance Centers in Suffolk, Newport News and Gloucester, Va. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to welcome Stephen Carlson to its corporate team as its new Information Technology Manager. Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independently owned outpatient practice with more than 30...


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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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