The Foundation for Physical Therapy (FPT) has announced that it is accepting letters of intent to apply for funding from the Center of Excellence in Physical Therapy Health Services and Health Policy Research and Training (COE) until June 30, 2014.
Daniel Herman, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2014 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Foundation-American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Foundation Clinical Research Grant for his neuromuscular performance study.
The Standard Pedal Exerciser from Chattanooga, a DJO Global company, is a bike pedal stimulator designed to be lightweight and portable.
The Classic Plus Exercise Ball from Gymnic is designed to resist tearing if punctured, which allows the ball to deflate slowly and helps the user avoid injury if failure should occur.
The Aqua Float from MJM International is an aquatic flotation aid designed to provide support for children or adults during aquatic therapy.
Hausmann Industries, Inc, offers the model 4246 Hi-Line Treatment Table, an all purpose medical table usable for treatment, examination, or therapy.
Bioness, Inc, based in California, has announced that its Vector Gait & Safety System has been chosen as a 2014 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) finalist.
A Neurosurgery study shows that a standard experimental model of concussion in rats causes substantial brain damage, but no behavioral changes comparable to those seen in patients with concussion.
A study from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) shows that following joint replacement, losing or gaining weight may affect long-term outcomes for patients.
A recent study published in the journal PLoS Genetics may provide new insight into the underlying genetic and biochemical influences in the development of stroke and cardiovascular disease as well as lead to the development of new treatment strategies.