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Duke University’s physical therapy program has been selected to develop, run, and administer a 10 module online course on the healthcare delivery system in the US for internationally educated physical therapists.
BrainScope Company Inc announces that it has received an additional $500,000 award from GE and the National Football League (NFL) to further develop its portable concussion assessment system.
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Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia may have identified a new way to improve recovery after a stroke, finding that some stroke patients may have a distorted or “scrambled” representation map of their hand.
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A new study published in the July 2015 issue of Arthritis Care and Research suggests that an intensive regimen of a healthy diet and exercise may help reduce the short-term onset of knee pain in overweight adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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The Board of Education in Kentucky’s Anderson County recently named KORT Physical Therapy as the provider of sports medicine services to students in the county’s school district.
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A study involving men and women college athletes suggests that concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills differently in both genders.
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In a recent news release, Dynatronics Corporation, Salt Lake City, announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Solaris therapeutic modality products.
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Santa Barbara, Calif-based InTouch Health announces a global telehealth partnership with Menlo Park, Calif-based iSchemaView Inc.
A “watch” has been issued regarding potential risks with anchor-based all-inside meniscal repairs.
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Gorbel Medical, a division of Gorbel Inc, recently announced the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of its newly constructed Gaitway Center, which took place July 23 at the company’s corporate headquarters.
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Some children recover quickly from traumatic brain injury (TBI), but other children experience side effects for years. Recent research may explain why that occurs.
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King of Prussia, Pa-based MedRisk Inc announces in a press release that it has tapped Matthew Walsworth, MD, PT, to join its International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB).
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Clinicient Inc, an outpatient rehabilitation business solutions provider headquartered in Portland, Oregon, announces in a company press release that it has added two new executives to its team.
Bioness has been presented with the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Market Leadership Award in Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for Walking.
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Results from a cost analysis of the Low Risk Ankle Rule (LRAR) suggest savings in the emergency department are possible in the number of x-rays performed on the ankles of injured children, as well as in the costs and time to perform them.
Philippe Bouillet, PhD (left) and Dr Derek Lacey (right) may have identified an inflammatory link between rheumatoid arthritis and heart valve disease. (Photo courtesy of Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Researchers have discovered a possible link between the excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the development of heart valve disease, including aneurysms.
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The Administration on Aging (AoA) has announced the award of $4 million in new grants intended to significantly expand falls prevention efforts.
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A new testing program introduced by New York City-based NYDNRehab is designed to use biomechanical analysis to help prevent sports injuries.
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The 2-day event Ascend, which focuses on business best practices for physical and occupational therapists, has added a Practice of the Year Award to its offerings.
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A recent news story appearing on NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune sheds light on the steps Marucci BodiTrak has taken to advance the detection, tracking, and treatment of concussion.