A recent study suggests that variations in a gene that affects the body’s responses to stress may influence the risk of developing post-concussive symptoms after a car accident.
The more active an older adult is the better his or her memory, a new study suggests.
Researchers studying how hyaluronic acid (HA) moves in the body suggest a possible reason why HA treatment of osteoarthritis has such variable outcomes.
A University of Montreal professor and his postdoc student report that they have developed a way to help detect concussion among young football players.
BestPT Billing and Billing Dynamix LLC offer an online learning tool to help physical therapy practice owners automate their care plans for their patients.
Mediware Information Systems Inc announces a major extension of its agreement with PhysioTools to help streamline workflow within MediLinks for Rehabilitation.
Findings from a recent study suggest ways to help best manage exercise in individuals with a particular genetic mutation.
New research presented recently at the RSNA annual meeting suggests that diabetics may be harboring advanced vascular disease that could increase their risk of stroke.
Shoulder physicians are seeking patients with rotator cuff injuries to participate in a clinical trial testing stem cell injections as a possible treatment.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) offers a webinar on new policies for 2016, taking place December 17 from 2 to 3:30 PM EST.
Phoenix-based WebPT announces the appointment of Heidi Jannenga, PT, DPT, ATC/L, as its president, according to a media release from the company.
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Neck Assist offers the Ultimate Neck and Back Support System (NABSS), designed to help support the head and neck of those who work overhead.
The deadline for providers to question Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)-related penalty notices they may have received has been extended, CMS announces.
Scientists at the Ruhr-University in Belgium are investigating high-frequency stimulation as a possible therapy for pain patients’ impaired tactile ability in their hands.
The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) announces that Jennifer Richards, CPO, LPO, CPed, FAAOP, is the new instructor for its upcoming course on gait assessment and orthotics.
HydroWorx, Middletown, Pa, is offering “Progression of Foot and Ankle Injury Rehabilitation Using Aquatic Therapy,” a free webinar on Tuesday, November 24, from 1 to 2 pm EST.
The ATI Foundation, a charitable organization founded by ATI Physical Therapy, Bolingbrook, Ill, raised more than $86,000 during its recent annual gala.
Pictured here is a colony of human bone stem cells. (Photo courtesy of University of Southampton)
A team of researchers from the University of Southampton is developing a new type of drug that they suggest may help bones heal faster and better.
A large prospective community-based study of older Americans suggests that better cardiovascular benefits could result from walking faster or at longer distances.
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OPTP, Minneapolis, announces the release of Stretch Out Strap Pilates Essentials, second edition.