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2 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

VC to hold physical therapist assistant program session an hour ago...

An information session on Victoria College's physical therapist assistant program will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 130 of the Health Sciences Center on VC's main campus. This session will provide information concerning the program and its requirements.


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14 hrs ago |

Program Chair/Director - Physical Therapy Assistant

Thank you for your interest in the Program Chair/Director - Physical Therapy Assistant. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aptos's Precision Wellness Center teaches correct body movement

Mechanics instructor James Vegher, left, helps students how to move correctly during a mechanics class at Precision Wellness Center at Cabrillo College in Aptos on Friday. APTOS >> At Precision Wellness Center, a physical therapy and fitness facility on the Cabrillo College campus, adults are re-learning how to move without pain and injury.


Related Topix: Aptos, CA, Medicine


Expired Medications

I toured an outpatient rehab facility a few years ago and was brought into a room that was used mainly for storage, and sometimes for wound care. There was a smaller whirlpool in the corner and a moderate amount of wound care dressing supplies and handouts for patients regarding wound care pathologies, symptoms and treatments.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Coastal Point

Younger total knee replacement patients need smart strategies to stay active

Most people think total knee replacement is for elderly people who haven't been very active. Even older men and women who have led active lifestyles believe it's something they won't have to think about until well into their golden years.


Related Topix: Knee Replacement, Medicine, Health, Orthopaedic Surgery, Arthritis

Rehab Management

Report Indicates Potential PT Labor Shortage Over Next Decade

A news release from the American Physical Therapy Association notes that the report, titled "From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers," analyzes possible labor market trends in North America, Asia, and Europe, finding that the recent global recession has only "postponed" the coming changes through lingering high unemployment rates. The APTA news release notes that once these rates begin to drop, the demographic shift in the workforce will begin to take hold and create relatively rapid labor shortages in a majority of the 464 occupations studied in the report.


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Shop at Whole Foods and Support Spaulding

Shop at Whole Foods on this day and 5% of your total purchase will support programs and services provided by Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Stop by our information table to find out about programs available to community members, sign up for our mailing list, or find out information about upcoming events or other ways to be involved with Spaulding.


Related Topix: Charlestown (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Medicine, Charlestown, MA

Asbury Park Press

Breast cancer survivor, therapist, activistBreast cancer survivor,...

Physical therapist Elisheva Chamblin talks about her work with breast cancer patients and her own experience with the illness Oct 26 2012 Breast cancer survivor, therapist, activist Physical therapist Elisheva Chamblin talks about her work with breast cancer patients and her own experience with the illness Oct 26 2012 Check out this story on ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Hospital Opens New ER; Entrance Moves To Hospital Ave.

The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Pavilion at Danbury Hospital opened in July. It is off Hospital Avenue as well.


Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Medicine

Progressive O&P, Inc. Presents Current Lower Limb Prosthetics for PTs

What: Three -1 hour sessions for physical therapists will cover a wide range of topics, including functional assessment, gait training with mechanical knees and feet, and Bionic Technology by Ossur. 3 CEU credits approved for New York.


Related Topix: Medicine, Albertson, NY

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Strip Scribbles: Lou Ruvo Center 5th anniversary, Donny & Marie, Matt ...

Physical therapist Jen Nash and Kerry Simon laugh while Simon works on a treadmill during a therapy session at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. In just five years, our Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has hosted more than 55,000 patient visits, and 30 clinical trials to end neurological brain diseases are underway at the facility in downtown's Symphony Park.


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Community Advocate Newspaper

Physical therapist at ActiveRx in Westborough achieves certification

ActiveRx Westborough announced that Wendy Kelley, lead physical therapist at ActiveRx in Westborough, has been designated as a Geriatric Certified Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, an Alexandria, Va.-based organization designed to improve public health by enhancing clinical experience in physical therapy practice through the credentialing specialists in a number of specialty areas. Kelley joins a select group of fewer than 1,600 physical therapy professionals throughout the country who have earned the prestigious GSC designation since its inception in 1989.


Related Topix: Medicine, Westborough, MA

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Newberg Graphic

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Dear Colin: My sister has had multiple sclerosis for 12 years. She's starting to have difficulty walking and doing daily things like climbing stairs and gardening.


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Ruidoso News

Physical Therapy: Spinal Muscular Atrophy management

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a condition in which patients suffer from reduced muscle tone and significant muscle weakness.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Fox News

Man dies after being denied defibrillator due to his chest hair, says widow

During a Southwest Airlines flight in April, Caroline Jordan's husband, Jack, had a massive heart attack.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Medicine


Parkinson's therapy aims to help retrain brains

Parkinson's robs people of the ability to control their movements, but some patients in Beaver County are seeing big results from a physical therapy program designed to counteract the symptoms of the degenerative disease.


Related Topix: Beaver County, PA, Medicine, Parkinson's Disease, Health, Bridgewater, PA, Monaca, PA, Science / Technology

Cape Gazette

Newly named Pivot Physical Therapy combines ...

Two physical therapy practices with nine locations in Delaware have combined with more than 50 clinics operating in five states to become Pivot Physical Therapy.


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Rehab Management


Over the past few years, a plethora of new research has emerged related to pelvic floor dysfunction and physical therapy intervention.


Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Physical Therapy Company Building Nationwide Partnerships to Revolutionize Physical Therapy Industry

FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers announced it plans to build upon its rapid success in expanding its number of locations across the U.S., helping physical therapists nationwide address complex business issues in their evolving industry through the company's unique business model.


Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Las Vegas, NV

St. Petersburg Times

Prescription painkiller crackdown has gone 'way too far,' some doctors believe

As vice chair of the state's Board of Medicine, Miguel called for legislative change to stem the flow of drugs that led to thousands of overdose deaths each year.


Related Topix: Brandon, FL, Medicine, Florida, University of South Florida, Drug Enforcement Administration, Retail, CVS