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Two physical therapy regimes designed to treat plantar fasciitis will reportedly be assessed during a clinical trial at Loyola University Medical Center.
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Two new studies at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) indicate that bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement serves as a cost-effective option to improve outcomes following hip or knee replacement.
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According to research from the University of Copenhagen, in Denmark and sites with similar air pollution levels, the benefits of exercise may outweigh the harmful effects of air pollution, in relation to the risk of premature mortality.
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Nautilus Inc has been presented the 2015 Red Dot Design Award for the design and innovation of its Bowflex Max Trainer, according to a company news release.
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Study results suggest women with painful knee osteoarthritis (OA) may face a higher risk of early death.
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Twin Cities Orthopedics recently announced the opening of an advanced sports medicine facility in Eden Prairie, Minn, which features a range of opportunities for everyday athletes, including a Golf Medicine Program.
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Recent research indicates that pitching speed, a player’s height, and pitching for multiple teams may correlate with a history of shoulder and elbow injuries.
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Dynatronics Corporation reports that Richard J. Linder has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective March 23, 2015.
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A news release from Harris Health System announces that Ben Taub Hospital has been named the recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award.
According to a recent news release, there is a rising concern regarding musculoskeletal injuries affecting military members and reportedly costing the US Air Force approximately $1.5 billion annually.
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Germany-based researchers are working together with industry partners to develop an active vest designed to offer caregivers and others with physically demanding jobs extra support for their backs.
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A new risk score is intended to help predict the 10-year risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke in individuals aged 40 years or older in any world country, according to recent research.
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Brown University researchers have reportedly developed a candidate panel of blood biomarkers that can accurately signal mild traumatic brain injury within hours using standard lab arrays.
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Athletico Physical Therapy recently opened its third Chatham, Ill-based location.
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Individuals who have sustained serious head injuries exhibit changes in brain structure that resemble those seen in older people, research says.
A study at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) indicates that hip replacement may serve as an option to relieve pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under the age of 35 years old.
An ATI Physical Therapy news release reports that Matt Smith Physical Therapy has joined ATI Physical Therapy; the acquisition adds the state of Nevada to the ATI team, which includes 12 outpatient physical therapy clinics located in the Las Vegas Valley.
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Individuals who experience migraine headaches with auras may face, roughly, double the risk of sustaining the most common type of stroke, according to a news release issued by Loyola University Health System.
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Study results indicate patients recovering from an acute lower back sprain who kept a pain diary reported a slower recovery than those who did not record their symptoms.
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In a recent news release, SoutheastHEALTH announced that Southeast Hospital’s stroke care program has earned Stroke Center Level II designation through Missouri’s Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System.