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2014-06-16 08:28:52

The XPED(TM) expandable Pedicle Screw System was granted a Chinese patent, the sixth granted patent for Expanding Orthopedics in China OR-AKIVA, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. [http://www.xortho.com ] (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is pleased to announce the grant of a Chinese patent for its XPED(TM) System, the unique expandable pedicle...

Magnetic Pull Of MRI Could Diagnose, Treat And Study Inner Ear Disorders
2014-03-20 08:52:28

Johns Hopkins Medicine Magnetic pull of MRI shown in zebrafish and in people with common inner-ear disturbance Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRI's magnetic field. The researchers first reported in 2011 in the journal Current Biology that an MRI's magnetic field pushes...

2013-11-30 23:01:46

North American Seminars provides continuing education course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants and occupational therapy assistants. The Traumatic Brain Injury Course will be presented on February 15-16, 2014 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Dallas Texas. Franklin. TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 This course is a Two-day, advanced seminar focusing on balance and vestibular sequellae that may arise following a concussion or mild traumatic brain...

Spinning Doesn't Dizzy Ballerinas Due To Brain Conditioning
2013-09-27 13:46:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Spinning around in circles causes dizziness in most people, which could be a problem for figure skaters or ballerinas who must perform several spins during a typical routine. However, new research in the journal Cerebral Cortex indicates that ballerinas may have conditioned their brain to better handle a series of quick spins. Study researchers said their findings could be used to improve treatments for patients with chronic dizziness....

2013-08-27 23:23:51

North American Seminars, Inc, introduces a new online Vestibular Rehab program for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants licensed in California Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Each year over 8 million physician and emergency room visits are attributed to complaints of dizziness and imbalance. Symptoms of vestibular disorders can vary greatly from one person to the next and the population range can vary as much as the symptoms. As our population ages many more people...

2013-07-31 23:02:50

North American Seminars' Responsible CME program combines live hands-on training and online interactive training. An Algorithmic-Based Treatment Approach to Vestibular Dysfunction will be presented on November 2-3, 2013 in San Ramon, CA. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Combining live training and interactive online/DVD training, An Algorithmic-Based Treatment Approach to Vestibular Dysfunction presents a physical therapist with the ultimate vestibular physical therapy continuing...

2012-08-31 23:02:39

Vestibular Rehabilitation - A Comprehensive Clinical Approach for Positive Functional Outcomes is an evidence based physical therapy continuing education course that provides the fundamentals for evaluating and treating vestibular dysfunction. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 This two-day intermediate level physical therapy continuing education course provides the fundamentals for evaluating and treating vestibular dysfunction. A basic overview of vestibular function and anatomy as well...

2012-07-27 10:25:24

New understanding of how the brain processes information from inner ear offers hope for sufferers of vertigo If you have ever looked over the edge of a cliff and felt dizzy, you understand the challenges faced by people who suffer from symptoms of vestibular dysfunction such as vertigo and dizziness. There are over 70 million of them in North America. For people with vestibular loss, performing basic daily living activities that we take for granted (e.g. dressing, eating, getting in and...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

A leading institute in the research, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of vestibular disorders in Newport Beach, Calif. has announced a pediatric vestibular rehabilitation therapy program that uses advanced medical technology and âœconditioned playâ to quickly and effectively diagnose and treat the growing number of children who have symptoms of dizziness, vertigo and balance problems, which may delay child development. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB)...

2011-08-25 03:30:05

Accounts for poor motor skills, coordination A scientist investigating why those with Down syndrome often have poor balance and motor coordination has found that key eye reflexes are substantially altered. The findings by University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher Alberto Costa, MD, Ph.D., could lead to new tools to assess the effectiveness of new drugs and therapies aimed at improving quality of life for those with this genetic disorder. "People with Down syndrome suffer...


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