The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a free booklet designed to teach children and teenagers how to avoid sports injuries.
ProEx Physical Therapy, based in Kittery, Maine, recently named Thomas Perreault, PT, DPT, OCS, as a staff physical therapist at its Woburn, Mass location.
Continuing with its recent expansion, AthletiCo Physical Therapy, Oak Brook, Ill, has opened a new clinic in Kenosha, Wisc. AthletiCo Kenosha reportedly offers physical therapy, sports medicine, work rehabilitation and conditioning, and functional capacity evaluations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently awarded $800,000 to Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health and the University of North Carolina for a new initiative.
Researchers from the University of Chester in England performed a study to evaluate the physiologic responses and energy expenditure of active video gaming using Kinect for Xbox 360.
Atlanta-based BenchMark Physical Therapy plans to open 10 new Georgia locations in 2012, Walt Porter, vice president of operations, says in a press release issued by the clinic.
Multi Radiance Medical, based in Solon, Ohio, plans to host a free webinar, titled “Putting a Stop to Pain.” The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, September 27 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m EST.
The Evidence In Motion (EIM) Institute of Health Professions, based in Louisville, Ky, plans to attend the 2012 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Educational Leadership Conference in Greenwich, Conn, October 5-7.
Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS), based in Louisville, Ky, was recently named to the 2012 Inc 5000 list of Americas Fastest Growing Companies.
Researchers from the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt, performed a study to generate an alternative version of the Balance Evaluations Systems Test (BESTest) that is valid, reliable, time efficient, and founded upon the same theoretical underpinnings as the original test.