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Patterson Companies Inc has announced a definitive agreement to sell Patterson Medical, its medical business, to Madison Dearborn Parners (MDP).
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A protein found in the brain's smallest blood vessels may impact stroke risk, according to recent studies on mice.
Studies conducted by UCLA scientists are seeking to use results gathered by key research and technology to shed light on the biological and genetic risk factors for sports-related concussions.
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The Shuttle Recovery, available through Shuttle Systems, is built to provide a variety of patient populations a wide range of activities, from postsurgical to aggressive plyometric jumping.
Professional Physical Therapy, provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation clinics throughout New York and New Jersey, has reportedly acquired South Bay Sports & Physical Therapy (“South Bay”), located in Copiague, NY.
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Education Resources Inc has announced the availability of an Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation online series to assist healthcare professionals in addressing the increasing prevalence of dizziness, vertigo, balance issues, and post-concussion syndrome.
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Advantage Medical markets a stretching device built to provide effective stretching for the back, shoulders, hips, hamstrings, and shins.
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NIH director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, announced that Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, has been chosen to serve as the director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
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Industry insiders share their insight on the advent of ICD-10 and the steps PTs can take to prep their practice and billing software.
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Pro-Tec Athletics offers the Hamstring Wrap Compression Wrap, which is designed to help alleviate conditions of hamstring tear or strain.
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A new study from the University of Aberdeen and published in the BMJ journal Heart suggests that eating up to 100 grams of chocolate every day may help lower heart disease and stroke risk.
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Today’s pain management is putting control back in the hands of pain patients, thanks to a growing number of easy-to-use and effective at-home therapies.
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The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) recently advised parents and coaches that increased participation in outdoor sports during the summer may increase the number of foot and ankle injuries, especially among children who play field sports.
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Hands-On Seminars USA announces that it has launched Hands-On Seminars Brazil to offer continuing education to physiotherapists and other healthcare providers in Brazil and South America.
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According to a recent company news release, HydroWorx recently debut its new hydrotherapy device the HydroWorx 300 during the annual National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, held June 24 to 26.
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Mettler Electronics Corp offers the SpineGym Core Exerciser, which is built to allow users to exercise the back, oblique, and abdominal muscles from a standing position.
A smartphone app is being developed to help personalize rehabilitation for patients with Parkinson’s disease who experience Freezing of Gait (FoG) or other gait disturbances.
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The FREEDOM Dorsal PF Night Splint, is available through AliMed, and aims to provide nighttime plantar fasciitis pain relief.
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In just 2 weeks of not using their legs, young people lose a third of their muscle strength; putting their muscle strength at a level comparable to a person 40 to 50 years their senior, new research says.
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The Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute (ATRI) offers an online "Total Joint Replacement Specialty Certificate Program" designed to present the benefits and considerations of early initiation of aquatic therapy post-total joint replacement.