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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) April 30, 2014 A recent New York Times article uses financial data provided by Medicare to make negative inferences about physical therapy and physical therapy providers. Creswell and Gebeloff who authored the article specifically state: “One thing is certain: Physical therapy has become a Medicare gold mine”. The article can...

2014-04-30 23:01:51

Dr. Alexandra Chaux, Doctor of Physical Therapy has recently returned from Europe with two new ways to treat Patients in need of Physical Therapy: Hypopressive Method and the K-Stretch Global Body Stretching System. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Dr. Alexandra Chaux, Doctor of Physical Therapy has recently returned from Europe with two new ways to treat Patients in need of Physical Therapy: Hypopressive Method and the K-Stretch Global Body Stretching System. Hypopressive is very...

2014-04-30 16:29:43

More than just sports injury rehab, physiotherapists know how the body works, how to keep it moving and how to get it moving again. OTTAWA, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Physiotherapy is a constantly expanding profession. Since it first took root in Canada's health system after the First World War, physiotherapy has evolved in terms of the scope of conditions it can treat, the range of people being treated and the skill level of its practitioners. What began as a drug-free method to...

2014-04-30 08:34:19

Video one piece of larger campaign celebrating landmark legislation COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) released today its 10-Year Anniversary of Direct Access video, celebrating 10 years of Direct Access to physical therapy services in the state of Ohio. Legislation enacted in 2004 enabled patients in Ohio to see their physical therapist without a physician referral. Prior to enactment, access to physical therapy was reliant on a...

2014-04-29 23:15:35

Summer marks prime season for vacations and weddings, also spurring an increase in trips for honeymoons and anniversaries. SpaHub.com, the ultimate online directory for spa treatments and locations throughout the world, has evaluated the most romantic spa vacations across the globe to create its list of the top ten to visit this year. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Here is SpaHub’s list of the top 10 romantic spa vacations for 2014: 1)    Mandarin Oriental,...

2014-04-29 23:13:19

Courses have resulted in 100% of attendees passing the certification exam. Clinics see the need and future in Workers’ Comp Rehab. Next training dates announced. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The International Sports Professionals Association™ (ISPA) and Heartland Rehabilitation Services (HRS) held the second online training course for Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers’ Compensation on January 28, 2014 and ran for three consecutive weeks. The course offered an advanced...

2014-04-29 23:12:53

Healthpointe is now offering physical therapy in Anaheim, Colton, Corona, Garden Grove, Irwindale, La Mirada, Long Beach, Ontario, Perris and Temecula. The physical therapy program is available onsite at all Healthpointe locations. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Healthpointe is now offering physical therapy for patients recovering from sports, personal, or work-related injuries, as well as post-operative pain. Healthpointe’s physical therapy program is available on-site, at all...

2014-04-28 23:11:32

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Marin CAMFT. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to Marin CAMFT members, adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. “The...

2014-04-28 12:31:27

The company takes on a great challenge - low HGH and low t. Anyone could be dealing with it; WMC is out to put an end to it. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Wellness Management Corp launches operations from their new website www.HGH.biz to be accessed by people around the world. They reach out to anyone in potential need of hormone replacement. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/79620 Wellness MGT Corp. is a company based out of Fort...

2014-04-28 12:30:45

SEATTLE, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive light emitting diode (LED) treatment for ocular disorders and disease, today announced it is a recipient of a Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Award (LSDF) grant. LumiThera was 1 of 5 recipients of the LSDF grants each worth $250,000 to provide for proof of concept studies. As stated in the LSDF press release: "LSDF created the Proof of Concept granting...


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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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.