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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles suggest in a new study that differences in boys’ and girls’ spines are present at birth.
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A study recently published in the Journal of Neurotrauma suggests the possibility of blood biomarkers as indicators of brain damage after a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
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Researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System suggest in a new study that veterans with more severe PTSD may have weaker connectivity in two brain networks.
This map of the 3,426 hospital service areas in the continental US shows rates of tPA use for emergency care, from highest (green and blue) to lowest (yellow, orange and red). Areas in black had fewer than 50 strokes a year. (Photo courtesy of the University of Michigan.)
A study recently published in the journal Stroke suggests that there may be a wide geographical variation in the use of the stroke treatment tPA.
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A new study from the University of Gothenburg suggests that the protein FoxF2, located in the brain’s tiniest blood vessels, may affect the risk of having a stroke.
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Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, based in Uniondale, NY, announces that it has recently acquired Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness.
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A 2-day seminar available through Hands-On Seminars is designed to teach participants the principles and treatments of neural mobilization and proprioceptive training.
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The ActiveWrap Knee Ice Wrap | Knee Heat Wrap, available through ActiveWrap, is engineered to provide users heat, ice, and compress therapy in an “all-in-one” design.
Duke University’s physical therapy program has been selected to develop, run, and administer a 10 module online course on the healthcare delivery system in the US for internationally educated physical therapists.
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Hausmann Industries Inc markets a 3-in-1 Training Staircase, designed to allow the therapist to train patients on three progressive step levels.
BrainScope Company Inc announces that it has received an additional $500,000 award from GE and the National Football League (NFL) to further develop its portable concussion assessment system.
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Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia may have identified a new way to improve recovery after a stroke, finding that some stroke patients may have a distorted or “scrambled” representation map of their hand.
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A new study published in the July 2015 issue of Arthritis Care and Research suggests that an intensive regimen of a healthy diet and exercise may help reduce the short-term onset of knee pain in overweight adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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The Board of Education in Kentucky’s Anderson County recently named KORT Physical Therapy as the provider of sports medicine services to students in the county’s school district.
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A study involving men and women college athletes suggests that concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills differently in both genders.
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Sissel USA offers the Sissel Sport Swing, a fitness bar that is designed to exercise and strengthen the core.
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In a recent news release, Dynatronics Corporation, Salt Lake City, announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Solaris therapeutic modality products.
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Santa Barbara, Calif-based InTouch Health announces a global telehealth partnership with Menlo Park, Calif-based iSchemaView Inc.
A “watch” has been issued regarding potential risks with anchor-based all-inside meniscal repairs.
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Gorbel Medical, a division of Gorbel Inc, recently announced the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of its newly constructed Gaitway Center, which took place July 23 at the company’s corporate headquarters.