The Foundation for Physical Therapy (FPT) has announced that it is accepting letters of intent to apply for funding from the Center of Excellence in Physical Therapy Health Services and Health Policy Research and Training (COE) until June 30, 2014.
Daniel Herman, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2014 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Foundation-American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Foundation Clinical Research Grant for his neuromuscular performance study.
Bioness, Inc, based in California, has announced that its Vector Gait & Safety System has been chosen as a 2014 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) finalist.
A Neurosurgery study shows that a standard experimental model of concussion in rats causes substantial brain damage, but no behavioral changes comparable to those seen in patients with concussion.
A study from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) shows that following joint replacement, losing or gaining weight may affect long-term outcomes for patients.
A recent study published in the journal PLoS Genetics may provide new insight into the underlying genetic and biochemical influences in the development of stroke and cardiovascular disease as well as lead to the development of new treatment strategies.
Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and Northwestern University have demonstrated soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics for wireless health monitoring.
The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI), based in Louisville, Ky, has announced the launch of its Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program.
A study conducted by David J. Berkoff, MD, of the University of North Carolina, aimed to determine if a Corrected Error Video (CEV) is as effective as a single visit with a physical therapist to teach patients how to properly perform shoulder rehabilitation exercises.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced its search for a director for the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR).