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2014-07-25 23:08:42

Seminar Training: Kinesio Taping Fundamentals for Beginners and Advanced - Made Available by Hands-On Seminars with Andrea Wolkenberg Astoria, New York, (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 July 26th-27th, 2014: Pain, muscle weakness, edema and loss of range of motion are all situations physical therapists encounter daily in clinical practice. Pain itself is the catalyst that most frequently causes a patient to visit their medical doctor or physical therapist. In this upcoming workshop, Hands-On...

2014-07-25 23:08:10

After successfully completing a trial in one of the Teletón Children’s Rehabilitation Centers in Mexico City, Teletón decided to purchase the first G-EO System Evolution for one of their hospitals, in order to be able to provide their patients with the most advanced technology in the rehabilitation of neurologic disorders. Reha Technology is proud to announce the successful expansion into the Latin American market. Olten, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 About Teletón...

2014-07-25 23:00:20

A new case study from Renew Man shows that bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is effective in treating andropause symptoms associated with low testosterone including weight gain and fatigue. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In recent years, men have become more aware of, willing to talk about, and eager to reverse the symptoms associated with age-related testosterone decline. Amid concerns about testosterone and heart health in the media at large, a new case study from Renew...

2014-07-24 23:08:36

San Marcos Clinic Now Offering Revolutionary Technology To Help Patients Recover From Injury With Less Stress San Marcos, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists’ (TexPTS) San Marcos clinic is pleased to announce the installation of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill, a revolutionary technology that is often used by professional athletes to continue training stress-free while recovering from injury. The treadmill, which was installed at the clinic in July 2014, uses...

2014-07-23 23:31:33

The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami (FTTIM) is discounting new certifications in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®). For a limited time up to 2 therapists can present to the BSFT Certification Panel at no charge upon completing their training. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 To help offset the typical summer slump in funding streams, the Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is reducing the cost of new contracts to train clinicians in the award-winning model...

2014-07-23 23:23:47

Recovery-in-Reality Shows the Real-life Recovery of Hospital Patients as They Heal Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 LIVENGOOD, the Colorado-based provider of patient mobility platforms, announced today the release of its Recovery-in-Reality series, which chronicles a patient journey to healing, and how mobility can greatly increase the quality of patient care. The first featured patient is Roy A. of Fort Collins, Colo. The first patient journey in the series takes a close look at...

2014-07-23 23:02:49

Seven TexPTS Therapists Receive Board Certification in June 2014 Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that seven physical therapists from their Westlake, Westgate, Liberty Hill, Parmer, Balcones, and Georgetown clinics have received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) this June. Adriana Juarez, PT, DPT, OCS, Tony Lauretta, PT, DPT, OCS,...

2014-07-23 12:31:44

DocNow for iPad allows Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapists to Document and Manage Caseloads on the Move MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced the availability of Metova's DocNow to all SEAS customers. DocNow for iPad enables therapists to manage caseloads on-the-go by easily documenting individual or group therapy sessions. DocNow is also now compatible with SEAS DSCtop, allowing...

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...


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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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