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Some Help for Troublesome Pelvic Floor Muscles
Joan O'Neill of Yorba Linda, beside the rubber fitness balls used in her therapy.
Altoona VA center expands facilities
Navy veteran Barni Hodossy of Shirleysburg, who was a radio operator in the Mediterranean during the 1980s, has fought with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and bi-polar disorders and cocaine abuse.
Little Argus: July 29
Story time and craft for ages 4 and up at Carlsbad Public Library. Kids will make an ocean craft and a Krazy Kazoo.
Correcting Gait Dysfunction
At Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia's Clifton Street practice, a large percentage of the patient population has gait dysfunction because of a history of falls, said physical therapist Abbey J. McClanahan, PT, DPT.
Medical News Today
Children with spina bifda assessed on self-care ability
Spina bifda is a complex congenital central nervous system disease that is caused by the incomplete closing of the neural tubes during the embryonic phase.
Masimo Announces CE Mark and Limited Market Release of Radius-7(TM)...
With rainbowA SETA noninvasive measurements, Radius-7 with Root can alert clinicians -- at the bedside or remotely, through the Masimo Patient SafetyNet A remote monitoring and notification system -- of critical changes in a patient's oxygen saturation, pulse rate, respiration rate, or haemoglobin that may indicate pulmonary, cardiac, or internal ... (more)
Students provide the art; Patients provide the umph
When recovering from an injury, an individual's motivation is often being able to get back to doing the things he or she used to do.
Physical therapist assistant program ranks high for job placement
San Jacinto College PTA students Melissa Williams and Michael Sudbrook practice transferring a patient from a wheelchair to a plinth table.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Welcome to the Injury Zone
I want to formally welcome everyone to our very first blog post here on The Injury Zone! My name is Russ, and I am a physical therapist and the clinical director for Lattimore of Spencerport Physical Therapy.
Healthy vitamin D levels help relieve chronic pain
Previous studies have proven that maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream increases our emotional well-being, encourages longevity and offers relief to patients suffering from chronic pain.
Hospice patients can use functional improvement too
One of the skilled nursing facilities I work with has a hospice unit. We occasionally have patients on the hospice unit who might benefit from physical therapy.
Letter: Physical therapist thanks patients before moving...
After 33 years of providing physical therapy services to Darien and the surrounding communities, I would like to announce that I am retiring from practice at the end of the month.
Joan L. Fishback
<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Joan L. Fishback age 92, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born August 23, 1921, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Edward E. and Elizabeth Biggert Landers, Joan graduated from high school in Newton, Massachusetts. She earned a physical therapy license from Bouve School in Boston. During World War II, Joan was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and was the first physical therapist to serve in the China-Burma-India Theater, where she set up and ran the therapy programs at army hospitals in Calcutta, India and Kunming, China. After being discharged in 1946, she completed a bachelor's degree at Tufts University and then worked as a physical therapist at the Boston Veteran Administration Hospital, ultimately becoming chief therapist. In Richmond, Joan worked as a physical therapist for Colonial Crest Convalescent Center, served on the boards of R.S.V.P. and Meals-on-Wheels, and was active in the Society for Preservation and Use of Resources. She delivered Meals-on-Wheels herself for over 20 years and was active in First Friends Meeting and numerous other organizations. Survivors include her son, Paul (Barbara) Fishback of Grandville, Michigan, and two grandchildren, Margaret Fishback and Andrew Fishback, both of Michigan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William Fishback who died on March 9, 2014, and brother, Edward Landers Jr. who died serving his country during the war. A memorial service for Joan L. Fishback will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community in the Community Room, 2030 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial gifts may be made to: Girls Inc. of Wayne County, P.O. Box 43, Richmond, IN 47374 and http://www.girlsincwayne.org/donate-to-girls-incorporated/. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Live Well Center Adds To Staff
In accordance with the expansion of the wellness program, Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy welcomes Jenna Austin as the newest addition to the organization's staff.
North Country Now
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After being released from the hospital, Alice Donnelly, Canton, regained her strength with physical therapy at the RiverLedge Health Care and Rehabilitation Center where she.
Djo Finance LLC - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...
This management's discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations is intended to provide an understanding of our results of operations, financial condition and where appropriate, factors that may affect future performance.
The Daily Advance
Albemarle Neighbor: Bernie Blystone
As one of the first physical therapists to practice in Elizabeth City, Bernie Blystone has helped thousands of patients in four decades.
Kim Radcliffe, PT, MHA, Named President of Align Networks
Radcliffe most recently served as vice president of operations and has been with Align Networks since 2006.
Prince George Citizen
Physiotherapists steered to northern B.C.
The first official classes ended yesterday at the University of Northern B.C. for the 20 students that choose to focus their Master of Physical Therapy serving northern and rural communities.
What's new in physical therapy.....TAPING
Have you seen the black or colorful tape adorning the bodies of professional athletes, such as tennis players with tape across their shoulders? or below their knees? Our physical therapist Mark Lewis, MSPT, will be answering your questions on HOW does this work? DOES this work? WHAT DOES IT DO?