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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...

2014-05-05 23:02:03

An outdoor therapy garden helps people prepare to go home after recovering from surgery or illness at Merwick Care & Rehabilitation Center in Plainsboro, NJ. Batsheva Katz of Windsor Healthcare, Merwick's owner, today is accepting the 2013 Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities award on behalf of Merwick at the 2014 Environments for Aging Conference in Anaheim, CA. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Windsor Healthcare Communities Vice President Batsheva Katz today is...

2014-04-30 23:10:24

Vick is one of less than 100 clinicians across the state, and one of 1,600 worldwide, to earn this certification, according to LSVT Global. Franklin, Va. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 If you ask Tracey Vick, she’ll tell you she decided to pursue a career in physical therapy after helping her grandfather to his clinical appointments following his stroke. Today, Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Vick, a Physical Therapy Assistant who works with patients in the Franklin, Va....

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...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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