The Dedham, Mass-based company AliMed offers the Tibial Fracture Brace- Orthosis (TFO-PTB) with Shoe Insert for diaphyseal fractures of tibia and fibula.
The results of a new Australian study show that the use of acetaminophen for acute low back pain does not decrease recovery time for users.
For those interested in participating in Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on September 23, a free webinar hosted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) on August 21 will provide information on fall-related prevention and initiatives.
The MediBeads Microwave Moist Heat Packs, available from RehabMart.com, Elberton, Ga, are reusable packs designed to provide moist heat therapy without water.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that a group of physical therapists graduated in July after completing a higher education program at the APTA Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship.
A new study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) has determined that elective orthopedic surgery is generally safe for patients ages 80 years and older with decreasing mortality and complication rates.
The Pelvic Exercise Set from Ohio-based company Bailey Manufacturing is a set of tops and spheres designed for pelvic exercises.
A new law signed by Governor John P. de Jongh Jr grants residents of the US Virgin Islands direct access to physical therapy services.
A study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting shows that young patients who wait on anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery may be at an increased risk for secondary knee injuries.
A recent study conducted by Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, the official journal of the Belgian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, reveals that physical therapy as part of a “conservative treatment” plan can improve outcomes for patients with lumbar disc herniation.