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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Turkey, World News

3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

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)

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Related Topix: Masimo, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Nursing, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Times Observer

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Warren, PA, Tidioute, PA, Warren County, PA

Chron

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.

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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.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vitamin D, Supplement, Nutrition

Kevin, M.D.

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.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Darien News-Review

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Darien, CT, Opinion

Palladium-Item

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.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Medicine, Boston, IN, World News, India, China, Tufts University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Medicine, Fredonia, NY, Cherry Creek, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

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.

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Hispanic Business

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Elizabeth City, NC, University of Pittsburgh, Moyock, NC, Kitty Hawk, NC, Manteo, NC

Business Wire

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.

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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.

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Capital Weekly

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?

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Newswise

Media Advisory: GW to Host Conference on Preparing the Next...

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program is pleased to host, in conjunction with Woods Duncan Consulting, "Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice," July 25-26.

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Kane Co. Chronicle

Bull Run Equestrian Center in Elburn offers hippotherapy

Teddy Draftz rides a horse as Physical Therapist, Loren Gineris walks beside. Gineris involves Hippotherapy in her business, Strides in Motion that is run from Bull Run Equestrian Center in Elburn.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Advance

Working from Home

I went on a tour of a physical therapy facility recently. When documentation was discussed, the facility supervisor happily explained their new electronic documentation system and the ability to log in remotely and complete notes from home or any other location.

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My Mother Lode

Bones Physical Therapy

"From the patient perspective there will be no changes. The signage will change, but the employees, the physical therapists, that are employed with Bones, will become employees of the hospital."

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