Top 5 Injury-Causing Winter Sports

Slippery ice and hazardous winter weather can prove dangerous to those taking part in winter sports. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) one quarter of all ED visits during winter months are attributed to snowboarding accidents

More Than 3 Million People with Back Pain Vist ER in a Year

Some 3.4 million emergency department visits at US hospitals in 2008–more than 9,000 a day–were attributed back problems, according to the recent News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Md. The report al

Robot Therapy Improves Mobility After Stroke

Therapy in which robots manipulate paralyzed arms, combined with standing rehabilitation, can improve arm and shoulder mobility in patients after stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke

DJO Goes Global

DJO Global, previously DJO Inc, recently changed its name in order to more adequately reflect its growth in world markets. Since ReAble Therapeutics, Inc. acquired DJO Incorporated and adopted the name DJO Incorporated in 2007, the company has und

High Attendance Figures for CSM 2011

Nearly 9,000 physical therapy professionals packed the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans during the 2011 American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. An APTA spokesperson read the figures to exhibitors Thursda