A new study in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research determined that the average lifetime societal benefits in the United States reduced the direct medical costs of hip fracture surgery by $65,000 to $68,0000 per patient.
The 7th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on September 23, 2014, the first day of fall.
Michigan Technological University (MTU) and Central Michigan University (CMU) have launched a collaborative physical therapy doctoral program, which will offer a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from CMU to students at both campuses.
According to a new study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), people with cognitive impairment are significantly more likely to have a stroke with a 39% increased risk.
Align Networks, a provider of workers’ compensation physical medicine programs, presented a session on delivering better outcomes with physical therapy services at the Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference held in Orlando, Fla.
World Physical Therapy Day is September 8, which is an opportunity for physical therapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the role they play in keeping people well, mobile, and independent.
A new clinical study will aim to investigate the effect of physical therapy treatment, directed to the cervical spine, on tinnitus.
The School of Physical Therapy at the University of South Florida (USF), located in Tampa, Fla, is using new technology to assist in rehabilitation.
A new bill signed by Delaware Governor Jack Markell gives physical therapists a new scope of practice that includes telehealth, dry needling, and an updated definition of the practice of physical therapy.
According to a new study, the quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada is strong but with specific areas now identified as needing further enhancement to improve patient outcomes.