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A news story from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) website reports on the US Senate’s recent vote to approve a bill intended to repeal the sustainable growth rate (SGR) and move toward payment systems based on quality.
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Sissel USA markets the SISSEL Balance Board, which is made to assist in balance and proprioceptive exercises, and strengthen core muscles.
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The Original Posture Medic, available through Advantage Medical, is designed to improve posture, allowing users to stretch, strengthen, and stabilize.
In a recent news release, ProRehab Louisville announced its partnership with locally owned Apex Physical Therapy.
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Physical Therapy Products has launched a short online survey to assess current trends and purchasing goals for 2015 capital expenditures.
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A course available through MedBridge Inc provides participants an overview of the components of an ocular motor examination following concussion, along with normal and abnormal findings.
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A new treadmill has been developed and is built to automatically change speed to match the pace of the runner.
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New study results suggest that dancing the Argentine tango may offer potential benefits for individuals at certain stages in the development of Parkinson’s disease (PD).
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In a recent news release, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the award of 20 contracts for the Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI).
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A brace available through AliMed is engineered to grasp objects for users, allowing damaged tissue to rest and heal.
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Researchers at Georgia State University report that blending mental practice with physical therapy can be an effective treatment for individuals recovering from stroke.
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The Gray Institute has announced its launch of a new interactive online learning experience on its website at www.grayinstitute.com, designed to provide professionals with 24/7 access to educational videos, articles, products, and more.
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Hoggan Scientific LLC markets the RSI Rehab Strength Indicator, a wireless force gauge feedback device engineered to attach to stretch resistance cords.
Research from the University of Waterloo indicates that restricting the number of innings young Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers throw may not prevent injuries.
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North Coast Medical markets a Convertible Staircase that is designed to convert from straight to corner staircase arrangements.
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The Foot Gym, available through ING Source Inc, is made to serve as a prehab/rehab device, specifically targeting plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, and other foot injuries/surgeries.
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A 2-day course available through Great Lakes Seminars aims to change how attendees view common extremity diagnoses and focuses on using joint immobilization to normalize stress on the tissues around a joint.
According to a recent company news release, Fox Rehabilitation has partnered with MedBridge, a provider of online education courses, in order to adopt a continuing education and healthcare credentialing platform for its clinical and business operations teams.
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SCIFIT recently announced that it is introducing three new seat options, including a premium reclining seat, to replace the former standard bucket seat on its comprehensive line of exercise equipment, made to be especially suited for the medical market.
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A new study suggests that patients undergoing surgery to repair and rebuild an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, exhibited significant improvement in physical function at 2 years, which continued for at least 6 years post-surgery.