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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.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Newswise

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)

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Westport, CT

The Japan Times

Pain in the body may start in the mind

Good diagnosis takes persistent questioning and good analytical skills. It's a bit like a detective piecing together a puzzle from seemingly unrelated bits of information.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Special Toy: Car Helps Kids With Disabilities

Kids can have a tough time getting around for a variety of reasons, and being stuck in one spot makes it hard to explore and learn about the world around you.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Garnet And Black Attack

Busta Anderson has surgery to repair torn triceps, will likely miss all of 2014

South Carolina tight end Busta Anderson had surgery on Tuesday to repair his right triceps brachii and will almost certainly miss the entire 2014 season while healing and rehabilitating the muscles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sports, University of South Carolina NCAA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Examiner.com

New data shows doctors racking in millions from U.S. Medicare

Current data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services confirms that Medicare paid $77 billion to physical therapists, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, individual providers, and physicians in 2012.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, Medicaid, Chiropractic, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Baltimore News

Physical therapy clinics agree to $2.7M settlement

Federal officials say two companies that operate physical therapy clinics in Washington, Virginia, and Maryland has agreed to pay $2.78 million to settle allegations that they falsely billed for services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Washington, VA

WCHS-TV Charleston

Tomblin Signs Bill Helping Military Families With Professional Licenses

Military life is hard on a family, often moving every few years. On Wednesday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin made life a little easier for some military families.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Medicine

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Genesee Country Express

The Promising Field of Regenerative Medicine

Unlike humans, salamanders can re-grow lost limbs. Essentially, all their cells are stem cells, blank slates capable of becoming any type of tissue.

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