An extensive 8-year study found that surgery leads to greater long-term improvement in pain, disability, and function than nonsurgical treatment for patients with herniated discs in the lower spine.
A study of healthy senior men found that “relatively intensive” endurance exercise confers benefits on the heart irrespective of the age training was started.
Lingraphica, The Aphasia Company, has introduced the iPad app component of TalkPath Therapy, its integrated cloud-based speech therapy solution for adults with aphasia.
Gene Shirokobrod, PT, DPT, OMPT, a Baltimore-based physical therapist, is one of the developers of The ARC, a device designed to provide support to the neck and back.
Several Banner Health facilities in Arizona have received an esteemed stroke award in recognition of their ability to better diagnose and treat stroke patients in order to reduce disability and death and speed post-stroke recovery.
Throw Like a Pro, an application designed to help baseball players reduce the risk of throwing injuries, is now available for download for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
A team of researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) are investigating an intracellular protein named CNOT, which may offer additional insight into the development of osteoporosis.
Zynex Inc, a medical technology company specializing in the manufacture and sale of noninvasive medical devices for pain management and stroke rehabilitation as well as neurological diagnostics and compound pharmacy, has announced the appointment of Brian Alleman as its new chief financial officer (CFO).
Duke Medicine researchers have shown that mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthy joints, which may suggest that dietary factors play a role in osteoarthritis (OA).
A new mechanical device developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology is designed to aid stroke patients with the repetitive facilitation exercise (RFE), a rehabilitation tactic for stroke survivors to attempt to regain wrist movement.