HotPaC with terry cover and towels used with a static hamstring stretch.
With a combined arsenal of hot/cold therapy and topical products, physical therapists can help manage pain from its source.
Data Bridge Market Research has released a new global market report on orthopedic braces and supports.
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors, per a news release, has approved new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUCs) for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury prevention programs and treatment.
A team of neurologists from UCLA suggests in a new study that a diet high in processed fructose may play a role in one’s ability to heal after a TBI.
Adolescents who perform just 8 to 10 minutes of high-intensity exercise three times per week might significantly reduce their risk of developing heart conditions, a new study suggests.
A Florida State University (FSU) professor details in a new study how a weight training regimen may possibly help breast cancer survivors regain their strength following cancer treatment and physical inactivity.
A recent article in Forbes magazine lists physical therapists among the top 10 “toughest jobs to fill in 2016.”
Findings from a recent study suggest that sitting for 6 straight hours impairs the vascular function in the legs, but a 10-minute walk could help reverse it.
Athletico Physical Therapy, headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill, announces that it has renewed its contracts to provide care to athletes in the Big Ten Conference, Chicago Bears, and Northwestern University Athletics.
The third annual Medicine + Sport Conference is set to take place November 17-18 during Medica 2015.
According to a recent study, fidgeting may counteract the negative health effects from long periods of sitting.
A device developed by two physical therapists was among 13 projects featured at an innovation festival hosted recently by the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History in collaboration with the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Figure 2. AlterG antigravity treadmill used for safe early vestibular ocular reflex 
training and gaze stabilization, as well as aerobic conditioning.
Key management and assessment technologies drive the battle against the epidemic of sports-related concussions. David Bertone, PT, DPT, OCS, reviews the current field of devices that can help treat this challenging injury and showcases the creativity with which some are being applied.
Pictured here is a prototype of the wearable dynamic spine brace developed at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science. Sensors record the force and motion data and transmit the information to a computer for monitoring and treatment. (Photo courtesy of Jane Nisselson at Columbia Engineering)
A Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science professor and his research team recently won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative to develop dynamic, and less rigid, scoliosis braces for kids.
Recent studies suggest that the effects of an ankle sprain could linger throughout one’s life and alter how—and how often—one moves.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) announces that the eighth annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on September 23, the first day of fall.
A new report issued by Research and Markets analyzes the sports medicine market and forecasts its growth to 2020.
The number of people at risk for fracture worldwide could double by 2040, a new study suggests.
Researchers suggest that only high-powered near-infrared (NIR) light has the potential to reach the brain and accelerate regeneration of brain cells damaged by traumatic brain injury (TBI).
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Robert Krug, MD, has recently been appointed the William and Barbara Weldon chair and director of the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine’s Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine and Center for US Veterans Rehabilitation at Quinnipiac University.