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ActiveWrap Inc markets a shoulder therapy solution designed to serve as shoulder ice wrap and shoulder heat wrap, all in one.
According to a recent news release, there is a rising concern regarding musculoskeletal injuries affecting military members and reportedly costing the US Air Force approximately $1.5 billion annually.
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A recorded webinar available through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Learning Center emphasizes a team approach to the evaluation and management of patients following sports concussion.
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Germany-based researchers are working together with industry partners to develop an active vest designed to offer caregivers and others with physically demanding jobs extra support for their backs.
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An off-the-shelf brace that is designed to allow customization to match each patient’s shock absorption requirements and his or her foot/calf angle is available through Swede-O Inc.
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A new risk score is intended to help predict the 10-year risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke in individuals aged 40 years or older in any world country, according to recent research.
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Brown University researchers have reportedly developed a candidate panel of blood biomarkers that can accurately signal mild traumatic brain injury within hours using standard lab arrays.
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Athletico Physical Therapy recently opened its third Chatham, Ill-based location.
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Individuals who have sustained serious head injuries exhibit changes in brain structure that resemble those seen in older people, research says.
A study at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) indicates that hip replacement may serve as an option to relieve pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under the age of 35 years old.
An ATI Physical Therapy news release reports that Matt Smith Physical Therapy has joined ATI Physical Therapy; the acquisition adds the state of Nevada to the ATI team, which includes 12 outpatient physical therapy clinics located in the Las Vegas Valley.
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The new AliMed Worry-Free Fall Alarm, available through AliMed Inc, is powered by a sealed-in, 2-year battery and designed to use one battery for the life of the alarm.
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Individuals who experience migraine headaches with auras may face, roughly, double the risk of sustaining the most common type of stroke, according to a news release issued by Loyola University Health System.
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Study results indicate patients recovering from an acute lower back sprain who kept a pain diary reported a slower recovery than those who did not record their symptoms.
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In a recent news release, SoutheastHEALTH announced that Southeast Hospital’s stroke care program has earned Stroke Center Level II designation through Missouri’s Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System.
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Research findings by the University of Warwick may pave the way for a blood test for osteoarthritis (OA), allowing patients to be tested and diagnosed several years prior to the onset of physical symptoms.
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A recent study by Federal researchers indicates that among blast-injured troops, decreased ability to identify specific odors can help predict abnormal neuroimaging results.
Ground was recently broken on a new 10,000 square-foot wing at Woodhaven Nursing, Alzheimer’s and Rehabilitation Center on Pine Run Drive in Lumberton, NC, for the short-term rehabilitation program.
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The SkiL-Care Exercise Box, available through RehabMart.com, is engineered to provide a convenient platform to enable a variety of strength-training, range-of-motion, flexibility-enhancing, and coordination exercises for children and adults.
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New insight into the brain’s immune system may help pave the way for new treatments for stroke and other related conditions, according to The University of Manchester scientists.