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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.
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Bailey Manufacturing Company markets adjustable height and width bariatric parallel bars, featuring durable chrome plated tubular steel construction.
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Gorbel Medical recently announced that The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility at Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza, Columbus, Ohio, has installed its SafeGait physical therapy device.
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Exercising at an early age may have a positive impact on the levels of voluntary exercise performed in adulthood, according to a recent study.
Among athletes, overuse injuries account for half of all athletic injuries and twice as many visits to sports medicine physicians than acute trauma. These injuries are known to be more prevalent in children ages 13-17. (Image courtesy of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center)
A recent study suggests that female high school athletes may have a higher risk of developing overuse injuries than male high school athletes.
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MedRisk recently launched a patient advocacy program to educate injured workers about the services available to them in worker's compensation.
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Researchers from Cone Health report that they have developed a protocol to implant loop recorders in patients being monitored for atrial fibrillation (Afib) after experiencing a stroke.
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Fremont, Calif-based AlterG reports that it has released an upgraded version of its Bionic Leg. The AlterG Bionic Leg 1.8 features improvements in both soft goods and hardware elements.
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The Combo-Board, available through American 3B Scientific, is designed as a low-cost option for balance training at all levels.
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A new course seeks to explore a combined manual therapy and self care approach, intended to help springboard a treatment strategy that can be used to optimize recovery and enhance function.