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1 min ago | Huntington News
Dr. Tamara Gravano of the Marshall University College of Health Professions is the first physical therapist in the state to complete the requirements to be recognized as a David K. Brown Geriatric Scholar through the West Virginia Geriatric Education Center . Gravano, an assistant professor and director of clinical education in the college's School of Physical Therapy, said she has worked toward the promotion and advancement of geriatric physical therapy since 2004.
4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
Dr. Stanos, a nationally recognized physiatrist and pain management specialist, published author, and frequent speaker on topics related to rehabilitation and workers' compensation, is Board Certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine and subspecialty boarded by the American Board of Anesthesia. , myMatrixx Chief Clinical and Compliance Officer.
8 hrs ago | Southwest Booster
The Cypress Health Region is sponsoring a new clinic to help improve the health and well-being of children struggling with weight concerns. The goal of the Family Centre for Weight and Health is to help children feel happy about themselves, feel loved and accepted for whom they are, and to establish lifelong healthy eating and physical activity habits.
Fueled by requests on social media, letters and packages from all over the world brought joy to a 7-year-old boy confined to his home over the last year as he endured more than 15 chemotherapy treatments for synovial sarcoma. The rare form of cancer, usually found in arm, neck or leg joints, recently led to the amputation of Saluda resident Ben Leslie's foot.
The clinic will provide all-encompassing care for patients who suffer from chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, traumatic injury wounds, pressure ulcers and wounds that occur after cancer treatments. Patients can see specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, plastic surgery, podiatry and vascular surgery in one centralized location.
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.
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.
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.
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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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)
The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Pavilion at Danbury Hospital opened in July. It is off Hospital Avenue as well.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:24 pm
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