Individuals who used an immersible ergocycle, similar to an exercise bike in a pool, had almost the equivalent workout to one when using a typical stationary bike, according to a recent presentation at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
Last week, HealthSouth Corp, Birmingham, Ala, issued a letter of intent to purchase Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, Augusta, Ga, a 58-bed rehabilitation hospital owned by the Walton Rehabilitation Health System.
Professional Therapy Associates, Kalispell, Mont, announced in a recent press release that it plans to maintain high-quality, individualized treatment plans despite the Medicare therapy cap, as well as help patients familiarize themselves with the changes.
AthletiCo Physical Therapy, Oak Brook, Ill, has opened a new location in Elmhurst, Ill, to help accommodate residents in the area who have pain from an accident, sports injury, or everyday activities.
The Foundation of Haitian Rehabilitation (FONHARE), Ouanaminthe, Haiti, a grassroots organization providing rehabilitation services to the citizens of Ouanaminthe, is looking for volunteers to help establish rehabilitation and physical therapy services in the area.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently upgraded Vista Knoll Specialized Care Facility, Vista, Calif, to a 5-star facility, according to a press release issued by Vista Knoll.
Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS), San Antonio, has opened a new location in Round Rock, Tex.
Cape Cod Rehab, Hyannis, Mass, recently announced that it will serve as the official sports medicine provider for the Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championship November 8-12, 2012.
Mobile and online scheduling solutions company, Appointment-Plus, Scottsdale, Ariz, reports in a press release that its existing native mobile scheduling application will be available on the new Apple iPad Mini, which is scheduled for release on November 2.
The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), Cambridge, Mass, announced plans to focus on understanding the urgency for reducing unnecessary medical care and costs while preserving good patient outcomes at its Annual Issues & Research Conference, scheduled for February 27-28, 2013.