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2014-05-13 23:09:06

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The Hong Kong Academy of Orthokeratology jointly announced results of the studies on the effectiveness in controlling the progression of myopia recently. The findings showed that orthokeratology (Ortho-K) could slow down myopic progression by about 60% in school children. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Professor Pauline Cho of School of Optometry from PolyU commented that prevalence of myopia (short-sightedness) was reaching epidemic proportions in...

2014-05-12 23:02:21

New Approach to Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy (MCMT) in Physical Therapy Education Offers Increase in Clinical Success as Reported by Hands-On Seminars Astoria, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Musculoskeletal Dysfunction is on the rise across the United States and on an international level. Considering that 80% of adults will injure their backs at some point in their lives and that, according to the American Public Health Association, musculoskeletal problems cost the United...

2014-05-12 12:31:03

Leading HRT facility Kingsberg Medical launches new website HGHT.com highlighting hormone restoration treatment programs ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Roughly 90% of all diseases suffered by adults over 30 are degenerative diseases which came about as a direct result of the aging process, and the root of those ailments begins with the decline of the production of Human Growth Hormone in the body as it ages. HGH is responsible for the upkeep of the cellular...

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 (www.jintronix.com), a company radically changing how patients rehabilitate from stroke or other injury, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Jintronix rehabilitation system. This FDA clearance is the first time the Microsoft Kinect has been approved for use directly by...

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/ -- We already know that a dog may be man's best friend, but a new scientific study is seeking to prove that a dog can be a child's best friend in times of greatest need. Today, American Humane Association, scientists, researchers, four therapy dog teams, and country star, former nurse and animal lover...

2014-05-06 23:16:27

Physical Therapist Amanda Young has joined the Advanced Medical Traveling Mentorship Team. Amanda will provide clinical support, informal advice, and share travel therapy experiences to incoming travelers from various graduate programs. Port Orange, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 This week the Advanced Medical New Graduate Program welcomed Amanda Young to its roster of travel therapy mentors. The New Graduate Program is aimed at full therapists looking for a higher level of professional...

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 themselves from 3rd party payor penalties through their educational web event “Compliance = Confidence: Is Your Practice Effective at Coding & Documentation?” on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 (12:15pm – 1:15pm CST). Sturtevant, WI (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Physical Therapy Practices that are...

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, Texas (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Cuidado Casero, an organization of Medicare certified agencies providing home care and hospice, hospice, PCO, PCA, and PHC in Texas, New Mexico, New Jersey, Virginia, and Puerto Rico, is proud to be a sponsor of Vestido Rojo, an educational conference hosted by the American Heart...

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 practices and green initiatives across the spa industry. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 For decades, Éminence Organic Skin Care (http://www.eminenceorganics.com) has been proud to be one of the first natural, organic and Biodynamic® skin care companies in the spa industry to offer spas...

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, MD (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 While a swimming pool, pond, lake, stream, or river may be a source of tranquility to most, to a parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it can be deadly. According to a 2011 study by the Interactive Autism Network and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 49% of children with ASD attempt...


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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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