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Patterson Medical, formerly the medical business of Patterson Companies Inc, is now an independent company with the recent completion of the acquisition of Patterson Medical by Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP).
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According to a recent study, electronic sensors worn by non-helmeted sports players to measure head impacts may not be quick or accurate enough to measure more serious, angular hits to the head.
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A new study suggests that, in children, short exercise sessions during otherwise sedentary periods may offset the effects from the lack of more sustained exercise.
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A possible treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI) could be the use of a specific high-powered, near-infrared light (NIR), a new study suggests.
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Biodex Medical Systems Inc announces that it has updated its website focused on the senior living community.
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A recent Concussion IQ Survey suggests that most US adults may have misconceptions and lack basic understanding about concussion.
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Drive Medical announces that it has acquired the entire HurryCane product line from Minneapolis-based Marketing Architects.
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ActiveRx, a Westborough, Mass-based franchise with locations in eight states, announces that it is partnering with Rick Gawenda, PT.
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A University of Montana research team recently received research funds to study traumatic brain injury (TBI).
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According to a recent study, male and female soccer players who injured their hamstrings have similar recovery times, but, depending on various factors, their return-to-play readiness times may differ.
Pediatric therapy staffing firm Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services announces that it has once again been recognized by Inc. as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America.
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In a recent study, the researchers who first discovered irisin suggest that it circulates in the blood at nanogram levels and increases during exercise.
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According to a large, multi-year study of men and their exercise habits, those who exercise a moderate amount may have a lower risk of heart failure.
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A research team at the University of Pennsylvania notes that they have developed a polymer-based material that is designed to change colors depending on how hard it is hit.
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According to sports medicine physicians, preparation before practice even begins is key to helping to reduce the risk of injury from participation in fall sports.
By providing workers with a portable pedaling device under their desks, Lucas Carr, assistant professor of health and human physiology and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the University of Iowa, discovered that people who were once sitting all day were now moving at work without getting up. (Photo credit: University of Iowa)
A new study from the University of Iowa looks at the use of portable pedaling devices underneath one’s work desk as a way to stay active at work.
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Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exercise regularly may have less active disease symptoms, according to a new study.
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A new study suggests that, among former National Football League (NFL) players, there may be a link between the age they began playing tackle football and their brain development later in life.
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It’s important enough to have its own section in the APTA, but cardiovascular rehab frequently goes unnoticed or ignored by patients who need it. SOAP Notes breaks down the reasons behind the low turnout.
Colorado-based Peak Orthopedics and Spine announces in a news release that Margarita Sevilla, MD, a physician specializing in sports medicine, is joining the practice.