OPTP, Minneapolis, has published the 34th edition of its semi-annual professional catalog.
Biodex Medical Systems Inc is offering a workshop, titled, “Concussion in Youth Sports,” November 7 at its corporate offices in Shirley, NY.
Adolescents who perform just 8 to 10 minutes of high-intensity exercise three times per week might significantly reduce their risk of developing heart conditions, a new study suggests.
A Florida State University (FSU) professor details in a new study how a weight training regimen may possibly help breast cancer survivors regain their strength following cancer treatment and physical inactivity.
A recent article in Forbes magazine lists physical therapists among the top 10 “toughest jobs to fill in 2016.”
Paul R. Langer, DPM, podiatrist at Minneapolis-headquartered Twin Cities Orthopedics, is one of four doctors nationwide offering 3D-printed orthotics.
Findings from a recent study suggest that sitting for 6 straight hours impairs the vascular function in the legs, but a 10-minute walk could help reverse it.
Athletico Physical Therapy, headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill, announces that it has renewed its contracts to provide care to athletes in the Big Ten Conference, Chicago Bears, and Northwestern University Athletics.
The PhysiMax Athletic Movement Assessment System records an athlete's movements and provides detailed reports about the athlete's readiness to return to sport. (Photo courtesy of PhysiMax Technologies Ltd)
Bronx, New York-based PhysiMax Technologies Ltd introduces the PhysiMax Athletic Movement Assessment System.
The third annual Medicine + Sport Conference is set to take place November 17-18 during Medica 2015.
North American Seminars offers a new intermediate-level continuing education course on treating patients age 65 and older, on October 10 to 11.
Reebok Deck
Perform Better offers the Reebok Deck, an exercise system that is designed to be multifunctional.
According to a recent study, fidgeting may counteract the negative health effects from long periods of sitting.
The vertical jump diagnostic system Kistler Quattro Jump now supports Kistler Mars 2.1 software, according to the Winterthur, Switzerland-based company.
The NeckPro II is a new version of the NeckPro Cervical Traction Device redesigned by Magister Corp, headquartered in Chattanooga, Tenn, to be more user-friendly.
A device developed by two physical therapists was among 13 projects featured at an innovation festival hosted recently by the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History in collaboration with the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Figure 2. AlterG antigravity treadmill used for safe early vestibular ocular reflex 
training and gaze stabilization, as well as aerobic conditioning.
Key management and assessment technologies drive the battle against the epidemic of sports-related concussions. David Bertone, PT, DPT, OCS, reviews the current field of devices that can help treat this challenging injury and showcases the creativity with which some are being applied.
Pictured here is a prototype of the wearable dynamic spine brace developed at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science. Sensors record the force and motion data and transmit the information to a computer for monitoring and treatment. (Photo courtesy of Jane Nisselson at Columbia Engineering)
A Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science professor and his research team recently won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative to develop dynamic, and less rigid, scoliosis braces for kids.
CureDuchenne, a nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announces the launch of the CureDuchenne Cares Physical Therapist Certification Program.
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BestPT offers a new webinar to help physical therapists transition easily to ICD-10.