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Phoenix-based WebPT has selected Nobility RCM, Chandler, Ariz, to handle the revenue cycle management component of its solution for physical, occupational, and speech therapists.
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Staff members from ProEx Physical Therapy are slated to volunteer at the Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games on June 6 and 7.
A national survey of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients finds a severe impact on quality of life, employment, and the ability to afford treatment.
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A new 3D printing technique may hold promise in soft-tissue engineering for cartilage and could have a wide variety of other applications, researchers say.
The May/June issue of The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation documents the CDC’s ongoing efforts to reduce the population impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI).
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Bakersfield, Calif-based Townsend Design announces the launch of the Active Reliever, which it describes in a news release as a soft shell single-upright osteoarthritis (OA) knee brace.
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A new study published recently in Quarterly Journal of Medicine suggests a possible link between head injuries experienced among rugby union players and an increased risk of CTE.
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ProRehab Physical Therapy’s partnership with Physical Therapy Plus (PT Plus) is now official, according to a company news release.
Research suggests 30 minutes of physical activity 6 days a week, regardless of its intensity, is linked to a 40% lower risk of death among older adult males.
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Researchers studying the therapeutic potential of low-level vagus nerve stimulation suggest that low-level activation of either motor or sensory vagus nerve bundles can help diminish inflammation.
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According to new research from UC Davis Health System and published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, osteoporosis screening is too common among low-risk women, but not common enough among high-risk women.
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The FDA has cleared BrainScope Company Inc’s Ahead 200 device for adjunctive assessment of traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a recent news release from the company.
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SwimEx Inc recently announced the addition of Sari Cattoni to its sales team.
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A $6 million expansion of the Fla-based Memorial Hospital West Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, part of the Memorial Rehabilitation Institute, was recently unveiled during an open house event at the facility.
A company news release recently announced that Drive Medical’s Harvey Diamond, Chairman of the Board and CEO, is a finalist for the Ernest & Young (EY) Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award in the New York Region.
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Research suggests that there may be a relationship between concussions experienced among NFL players during game play that led to unconsciousness, and key differences in their brain structures later in life.
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According to a recent study, after making some small changes in their quality-improvement procedures, clinicians were able to use MRI scans to diagnose stroke patients prior to providing acute treatment, within 60 minutes of hospital arrival.
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A recent study suggests that weak grip strength could be linked with shorter survival and a greater risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
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Exercise, including activities of short duration and low intensity, may provide life expectancy benefits for older adults, according to recent research.
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A study published recently in Emergency Nurse suggests that portable ultrasound could be a useful and efficient way for emergency clinicians to detect the presence of minor fractures in patients presenting to a minor injuries unit.