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9 hrs ago | 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.

18 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | Advance

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

Yesterday |

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

Hispanic Business

Physical Therapists Needed for Elders

July 17--The aging baby boomer population is expected to keep physical therapists in a job at least through the next couple of decades.


Related Topix: Knee Replacement

North Country Now

Story from

Dr. David M. Pinegar will practice in Canton at the EJ Noble Medical Campus, 80 East Main St. He will share practice space with Jeffrey Haasbeek, MD, orthopedic surgeon and hand specialist, on the lower level of the building, where space is currently under renovation pending Department of Health approval.


Related Topix: Canton, NY, Medicine, Surgery

BioMed Central

Effectiveness of the tailored Evidence Based Practice training...

This study evaluated the effectiveness of the contextualized EBP training program for Filipino physical therapists in terms of knowledge, skills, attitudes and behavior.


Related Topix: Medicine

Robert Wright

When Richard Wright, a Kennewick physical therapist and business owner, collected 40 percent of the vote in the 2006 general election against Republican Congressman Doc Hastings, it was the best showing of any opponent to face Hastings since 1996.


Related Topix: Medicine, Kennewick, WA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings