The introduction of the “Medicare Oral Health Rehabilitative Enhancement Act of 2009″ would change current Medicare law that prohibits dentists from referring their Medicare patients for physical therapy.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a randomized study, researchers found that patients with chronic stroke can improve their standing balance, perhaps reducing their risk of falls, by learning a simplified form of the Chinese martial art of Tai Chi.
While they dont look like R2-D2 or the other robotic stars of the silver screen, assistive robotic devices being designed to help stroke and spinal cord injury survivors with rehabilitation could be an even bigger hit.
Congress introduces a new Medicare act in an effort to protect patient access to osteoporosis testing and reduce the physical and economic burden of osteoporosis for millions of Americans.
President Obama signed the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act that will improve the quality of life for people living with paralysis and mobility impairments from any causestroke, ALS, spinal cord injuries, and others.
People with back pain use a lot of medical treatments, but often not the ones with the strongest evidence of effectiveness, according to a study in the April 1 issue of Spine.
Physical Therapy Products is proud to present its third annual Product Guide. In this issue, you will find a variety in tools in ten different treatment categories to help you provide optimal care for your patients and run your business efficiently.
Revolutionary technological change is coming; master it or it will master you,” said an attendee at the inaugural Physical Therapy and Society Summit (PASS), according to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The quote may soun
Choosing the best work injury management training option is all about making an informed decision. One of the biggest trends in work injury management comes at a time when companies, across all industries, are looking for ways to cut costs and ke
What a time to be a PT. As more and more new high-tech products are being released, the credit crunch is causing most businesses to become conservative, even downright frugal, with their budgets. And the big question on everyone’s lips is what wi