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  1. Preventing Winter Weather HazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Frigid temperatures, heavy snow and icy sidewalks are just a few of the winter weather conditions that can threaten your health and safety whether you're shoveling, exercising outdoors, doing winter sports or just walking to your car. Athletico Physical Therapy , a leading provider of physical and occupational therapy in the Midwest, offers tips on smart snow removal, proper apparel and footwear, and avoiding and managing falls to help keep you safe and injury free.


  2. Cary Physical Therapy offers a NEW Workshop called DEEPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    Whether you are an elite athlete or someone just starting to get in shape, everyone benefits from a stronger core. Strengthening from the inside out helps increase stability, power, balance, and posture.


  3. HFAM To Offer Wound Care TrainingRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    The Health Facilities Association of Maryland has been awarded a $109,850 grant from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Office of Health Care Quality to offer nursing home staff wound care education. A Wound Care Training and Certification course will be offered to the provider community of Maryland's Eastern Shore.


  4. Staying active in winter essential for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northern Michigan News

    While staying active is important at any age, for seniors, it can mean the difference between a pleasant walk outside and a disastrous fall. Gus Meyjes, physical therapist and owner of Dynamic Physical Therapy in Cadillac, said falls are so common and potentially harmful among seniors, especially in the wintertime, that Medicare now instructs doctors to be on the lookout for signs their clients may be at risk of a fall so they can take steps to prevent one from happening.


  5. Wolfson's, JFRD makes sure special kids celebrate Christmas earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Five-year-old James Slocum, the first of several children to receive custom bicycles at the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters annual Christmas party Thursday, gets ready to ride his new bike with the help of Santa Claus and Wolfson Children's Rehabilitation physical therapist Elisabeth Federico. Barbara Slocum stood back with tears welling in her eyes and a smile on her face as a crowd in the hundreds applauded for her son as he slowly pedaled a bike along the floor of the Jacksonville dining hall.


  6. Help Wanted: 30 Jobs on Patch for Norwalk Job SeekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Knight Refrigerated - Norwalk, CTTalk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...12 days ago from Knight Refrigerated New England Physician Recruitment Center - Norwalk, CTa thriving practice with staff privileges at Norwalk Hospital. Excellent salary and benefits offered.


  7. Arnold Schwarzenegger flashes his patriotic belt buckle as he heads to business meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    And on Wednesday Arnold Schwarzenegger was flying the flag for his adopted home country with a snazzy bejeweled US flag belt buckle. The 67-year-old actor and former Governor of California was seen in the quirky ensemble as he headed to a business meeting in Santa Monica, California.


  8. Lack of evidence for effect of PT on venous leg ulcer healingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Further research is needed to examine the effect of physical therapy or exercise on healing and quality of life in patients venous leg ulcers , according to research published online Dec. 17 in JAMA Dermatology . Elizabeth Yim, M.P.H., from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a systematic review to examine the effect of physical therapy on healing and quality of life outcomes in patients with VLUs.


  9. Still time to donate to this year's Invest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Great Bend Tribune

    Shortly after Joey Cregger's first birthday, his doctor referred him to Sunflower Diversified's Early Education Center.


  10. Intense therapy for Parkinsona s patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WTNH

    Intense therapy for patients with Parkinson's is having a positive impact on improving their quality of life. It's a four-week program designed to help people with the disease better cope with their symptoms.


  11. family matters | Mom may have Lewy body dementia - what's that?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Jewish News Weekly

    My mom is 74 years old. She is having difficulty taking care of her finances and has started having some visual hallucinations.


  12. Mercy celebrating opening of new medical office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WWLP

    The three-story building at Chestnut and Carew Streets on the campus of Mercy Medical Center is home to doctor's offices, as well as Mercy's Weldon Rehabilitation Center and the Mercy Hearing Center. Dan Moen, President and CEO of the Sisters of Providence Health System, told 22News that staff and patients have been thrilled with the new facility.


  13. Smartphone usage causing health a epidemicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- It could change the way you look at your phone forever. Some call it "text neck," doctors are calling it an epidemic.


  14. Cortez Colorado Athlete of the Week Courtney Cashner making her markRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Cortez Journal News

    Still relatively unknown to local sports fans, Montezuma-Cortez High School sophomore Cortney Cashner is beginning to make a name for herself on the basketball court and soccer field.


  15. Doctors urged to broach incontinence with female patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Globe and Mail

    When doctors asked about urinary incontinence and offered to treat it, women were two to three times more likely to have a reduction in symptoms than when doctors ignored the condition until patients complained, they found. "It's very sad because most women don't ask for help because they think there is no help for them," said lead researcher Dr. Els Visser.


  16. Recovering Howe could visit SaskatoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Star Phoenix

    Gordie Howe appears at the Saskatoon Kinsmen Celebrity Sports Dinner in February, 2010 where he and Wayne Gretzky were interviewed on stage by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Gordie Howe's kids are telling his sister back home in Saskatoon that the Hockey Hall of Famer "is kicking ass" as he recovers from a series of strokes.


  17. Fitness Linked with Lower Blood PressureRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | InteliHealth

    Being fit reduces the risk of high blood pressure, a large new study finds. The study included more than 57,000 adults who were part of a large, long-term exercise study.


  18. Teacher discovers new twist to easing chronic back painRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Fresno Bee

    Carly Richmeyer, 32, can move again without her back torturing her to be still. More than that, she's back to exercising, standing more than she sits and making plans for her June wedding. 1 comment

  19. Book Instructs PT Students in Proper Exam and Documentation TechniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Rehab Management

    Helping physical therapy students refine their approaches to conducting examinations, performing documentation, and creating treatment plans is the focus of a new book titled, "Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment." The book is authored by Antje Hueter-Becker, a physical therapy teacher and physical therapist in NeckargemA1 4nd, Germany, and Mechthild Doelken, PT, a physical therapist at the School for Physical Therapists, Mannheim, Germany.


  20. Program to focus on staying fit indoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    Jan. 8 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Picker Family Resource Center, Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice physical therapists Stephanie Brown, DPT, and Christina Kelly, MSPT, will share simple, safe ways to stay fit in the heart of winter no matter your age or fitness level. And they will not involve an expensive gym membership or battling slippery, freezing weather conditions outdoors.