A team of cross-institutional researchers have reportedly found that a patient's susceptibility to muscle inflammation may be a measurable marker that can be used to predict how well patents will recover from joint surgery and to identify those patients who may need a specialized rehabilitation plan.
Advances in cognitive neuroscience should inform the treatment of traumatic brain injuries, says University of Illinois neuroscience professor Aron Barbey in a press release. (Photo by
L. Brian Stauffer.)
Those who treat TBI patients may not be taking advantage of new scientific discoveries about the workings of the brain, according to scientists in a special issue of Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences.
A study from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) suggests a large number of patients undergoing surgery to reconstruct a torn ACL require a second knee surgery at a later date.
The Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) has been recertified by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Healthpointe of Southern California is now offering a physical therapy service tailored specifically for injured professional and amateur athletes at its various clinics.
Shuttle Systems markets a portable leg press available in two versions and built to attach to any chair or wheelchair in order to eliminate the need for transfers.
The RCAI Dorsal Blocking Splint, available through Restorative Care of America Inc, is engineered to protect the flexor tendons of the hand and fingers from stress following injury.
In a press release, Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) and St. Croix Orthopaedics (SCO) recently announced that they will be integrating their practices in the summer of 2015.
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A 2-day intermediate-level course available through North American Seminars is designed to provide attendees key techniques for improving speed, agility, and quickness of athletes of all ages and abilities.
The Smart Heat Systems portable Triple Assorted Unit from Therapy Innovations LLC is built to accommodate healthcare professionals, including physical therapists and athletic trainers, who are on the go.
Although it has been reported that a muscle’s strength is directly tied to its mass, a university news release indicates that researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteophathic Medicine are finding that may not be the case.
A recently developed two-armed, robotic rehabilitation exoskeleton aims to provide a new method of data-driven therapy to patients who have sustained neurological or spinal injuries.
Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and Samitaur Medical Technologies (SMT) are adapting an approach originally developed for tuberculosis diagnostics to help detect traumatic brain injury.
A recent news release reports that the International Spine & Pain Institute (ISPI) has announced its annual clinical conference is slated for June 19 to 21, in Bloomington, Minn.
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Special needs nonprofit organization Keshet: a Rainbow of Hope for Children and Adults, Northbrook, Ill, recently named Athletico Physical Therapy, Oak Brook, Ill, the recipient of its Employer of the Year Award.
An orthopedics research team from the University of Iowa (UI) is developing an injectable, bioactive hydrogel designed to help repair cartilage damaged from knee injuries.
A study suggests that the type of exercise used to reduce weight and body mass may be less important than previously thought.
Neuromuscular patients who received physical therapy treatment immediately at an urgent care center underwent fewer tests and procedures, and therefore had significantly lower healthcare costs, compared to patients who were referred to physical therapists for a separate visit, according to recent research.