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3 hrs ago | News Herald

College's PTA program granted accreditation

Terra State Community College's Physical Therapist Assistant program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.


Related Topix: Ohio

6 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

8 Reasons Triathletes Get Injured

There's no doubt about it: Injuries are frustrating, painful-and all too common.


Related Topix: Medicine

9 hrs ago | Circulation

Altered Astrocyte-Neuronal Interactions After Hypoxia-Ischemia in the ...

From the Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children's and Women's Health , Department of Neuroscience , and Departments of Circulation and Medical Imaging , Norwegian University of Science and Technology , Trondheim, Norway; Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St Olavs Hospital HF, Trondheim, Norway ; and Department of Medicine, ... (more)


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Norway, World News, Medicine,

13 hrs ago | SFGate

Steps can be taken to ease back pain linked to aging

As we age, our bodies undergo a change - think of it as the reverse of adolescence.


Related Topix: Back Pain, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Extra Physical: Physician group, rehab services team up to provide local youth services

Physical therapist Lindsey Heiting instructs Kieren Skelly, 14, on Tuesday. The St. Thomas More Physician Group and rehab services offered free sports physicals and a sports readiness assessment to local student athletes on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Education Etc.

Bangor Daily News

CRH Announces Two New Radiology Physicians

Drs. Schielke relocated to the Calais area via Connecticut, but the area is not new to Dr. Jodi Schielke.


Related Topix: Calais, ME, Medicine

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Aqua-therapy helps girl, 14, learn to walk again

A 14-year-old Harford County girl is slowly learning to walk again after contracting a devastating disease, and her progress is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to aquatic therapy at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.


Related Topix: Harford County, MD, Medicine

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Technology Helps Advance Physical Therapy

The world of physical therapy has changed dramatically over the last few years with the advent of technological breakthroughs and new laws that make rehabilitation more accessible.


Related Topix: Medicine, Encinitas, CA, Ryde, CA


Virtual Training for Wounded Warriors

"It's normal physical therapy in a unique environment." That's how Christopher A. Rabago, PT, PhD, Center for the Intrepid, Broke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, described virtual reality-based physical therapy at a presentation at the APTA's Combined Sections Meeting titled "Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation for Injured Service Members," ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Bethesda, MD

Foot pain workshop planned Tuesday in Pasco

A seminar about how to care for your feet and prevent injuries is planned from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Oasis Physical Therapy, 6825 Burden Blvd., Suite D, Pasco.


Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Medicine, Richland, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kendall County Special Ed Co-Op Helped This Student Immensely

OPINION By Rebecca Shinault Kendall County Special Ed Co-Op Graduate I graduated from Oswego East in 2007, but before I had the pleasure of attending an Oswego school I was a student of District 131.


Related Topix: Kendall County, IL, Medicine, Oswego, IL

The Gaston Gazette

Ability to Dance: Studio reaches out to children with special needs

Wearing a pink dress, she explored the dance floor, listened to music and checked out the ballet barre at a recent open house for DanceAbilities Academy, a special needs dance studio opening in Gastonia.


Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Medicine, Neurology


kGoal Fitness Tracker Ensures You'll Never Lose Count Of Your Kegels Again

How often have you sat down to do Kegel exercises, only to lose count of how many you've done? Whether the answer is "literally never" or "every single time," it might fall among those tedious tasks it's about time to outsource to our smartphones.


Related Topix: Medicine

News Observer

SAS's on-site healthcare center celebrates 30th anniversary

Business software giant SAS is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its on-site health care center at its sprawling headquarters campus in Cary this week.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

Introducing the TENS Unit, the Smartphone Like Devices

Imagine having your own personal masseuse, on call 24/7. Sounds good, right? Did you know that this might not actually be as far fetched as it sounds? A little gadget called the TENS unit - can in fact be your masseuse - and best of all, you can take it with you, wherever you go.


Related Topix: Massage Therapy, Medicine, Health, Back Pain

Medical News

Tips for people to choose right physical therapist

After an injury or surgery, rehabilitation is often a critical factor on the road to recovery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014


EveryBODY Plays! MCW to host Milwaukee's first Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo

The Medical College of Wisconsin's physical medicine and rehabilitation department will host an Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo on July 26, at Nathan Hale High School, in West Allis.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Medicine, West Allis, WI

Rehab Management

Foundation for Physical Therapy Gala Exceeds Fundraising Challenge

The Foundation for Physical Therapy has announced that it raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, NC.


Related Topix: Medicine


No, JAMA does not now recommend chiropractic care first for low back pain [Respectful Insolence]

Of all the alternative medical systems out there, chiropractic is one of the oddest.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Back Pain, Pain, Acupuncture

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Continuing Education Courses

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to teach a continuing education course on early mobility with three other physical therapists.


Related Topix: Medicine