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1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

Want to strengthen core muscles? Here's a tip: Skip the crunches

Core, core, core. Yes, we hear it ad nauseam: "You need to strengthen the core," or the other favorite, "It's all about the core."


Related Topix: Medicine, George Washington University

7 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Everyday Physical Therapy: Achilles Tendon Injuries, Part 2

Courtesy The Achilles tendon is a thick band of tissue along the back of the lower leg that connects the calf muscles to the heel.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ruidoso, NM

9 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Morton Plant Mease offers sports physicals

Morton Plant Mease's sports medicine program will offer free sports physicals assistance to student athletes in Pinellas County.


Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, Medicine, Palm Harbor, FL, Opinion

13 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Warrior Workout

Static stretching alone only improves flexibility, can reduce power output by 19% for up to two hours, calm down athlete The THOR 3 training facility in the CRTF is open weekdays from 6 a.m. -6 p.m. THOR 3 is comprised of human performance specialists, physical therapists, a dietician and a psychologist.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Denver

17 hrs ago |

Physical Therapist

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Massage Therapy Improves Circulation, Alleviates Muscle Soreness

Massage therapy improves general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Related Topix: Circulation, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, University of Illinois Chicago

ACL Tears and Reconstruction

One of the most common and dangerous injuries an athlete can endure is a torn ACL .


Related Topix: Health, ACL Injuries, Medicine

The Buzz

Educator of the Month: Elise Gordon

Elise Gordon is the Math Resource Teacher at a Title I school in Palm Beach County School District in Florida.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Palm Beach Atlantic University, Medicine, University of Connecticut, Lantana, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Why I Became a PT

I was asked this question on Sunday by someone who doesn't know me very well. I had to stop and think a minute before replying.


Related Topix: Medicine

WIBW-TV Topeka

Makin' Moves Teams With Washburn To Help You Know Your Numbers

The event is a partnership with Washburn's physical therapist assistant program, the school of nursing and kinesiology program.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Kinesiology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The State News

Holding onto hope

Stacy's ongoing health troubles, which began in early December 2013, has inspired even strangers to reach out to her family with whatever it is they can offer.


Related Topix: Michigan, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry


Study Suggests Physical Therapy (PT) Instructional Video May be as...

NEW ORLEANS, La. - David J. Berkoff, MD, sports medicine physician and associate professor of orthopaedics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presented, "Corrected Error Video vs PT-Instructed home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises" last week at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports Medicine, New Orleans, LA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Business Journal

Telerehabilitation startup eyes rapid expansion

Hey Let's Train, the St. Louis-based startup that's developed an online and app-based tool for physical therapists to provide care outside of their offices, is looking to be in roughly 100 physical therapy facilities by this time next year, according to company co-founder Aaron Mottern .


Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Preserving patients' sanity in the hospital

Last year, 62-year-old Mark Halliday, a student in the Master of Social Work program at Rutgers, was hospitalized with a diabetes-related leg infection.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Nursing, Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Postscript: Portsmouth physical therapist leaves legacy of caring

Martin Boytek died on March 20. He was 64 years old and had recently retired from his physical therapy practice - Churchland Physical Therapy on Churchland Boulevard.


Related Topix: Medicine, Portsmouth, VA, Virginia, Marshall University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Chesapeake, VA

Ventura County Star

Polio-like diagnosis provides few answers to Moorpark family

JUAN CARLO/THE STAR Chiho Bunden and physical therapist Ruth Stern hold Lucian Olivera as volunteer George Litterini helps at Ride On in Newbury Park.


Related Topix: Moorpark, CA, Medicine, Newbury Park, CA

Grand Valley Lanthorn

PT program hosts annual 5k

The Grand Valley State University physical therapy program united with the local organization, Alternatives in Motion, to host about 150 participants in the 18th annual Wheel Run Together 5k on Saturday.


Related Topix: State University, AR, Grand Valley State University

The Greenville News

Wedding: Kimberly Gillespie & Matthew Haynes

Reverend C.E. Kanipe and Reverend Michael A. Turner officiated. A reception followed at the Holly Tree Country Club.


Related Topix: Wedding, Simpsonville, SC, University of South Carolina, Medicine, Greer, SC, Lexington, SC

Murfreesboro Post

Pain Management Clinic opens with pain specialist

Murfreesboro Pain and Wellness, provider of pain management services to Middle Tennessee, announced the company is opening a new location in Murfreesboro.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Murfreesboro, TN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Westport News

A new health-care practice specializing in 3-D mammography and physical therapy for women has opened at 272 Post Road East.


Related Topix: Medicine, Westport, CT