The New Health Care: Healing Your Feet, and Finding a Balance in Following Doctor ’ s Orders

With plantar fasciitis and other ailments, a key is a realistic therapy routine you can fit into your day.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Medicine and Health Feet Tissue (Human) Physical Therapy Source Type: news

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Authors: Christie B, Shulzhenko NO, Poore SO, Afifi AM Abstract The frequency of donor-site complications following abdominal free-flap breast reconstruction remains controversial. Consensus on strategies to minimize morbidity is underdeveloped. An online survey was distributed to surgeons practicing free-flap breast reconstruction worldwide. Contact information was obtained via (1) official website listings/directories of US Plastic Surgery residencies/fellowships and (2) first/last authors of PubMed-indexed publications relating to free autologous breast reconstruction over the past decade. Questions related to p...
Source: Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Plast Surg Hand Surg Source Type: research
Hi guys, I plan on attending Midwestern University in AZ as the entering class of 2022. I wanted to see who else is planning on going there. I'm not sure if there's a fb group out there yet, but I wanted to reach out to potential classmates &would love to hear from you! I'm also curious about living situations - I'd be coming from GA, so recommendations for apartments &good locations to look for would be great!
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pre-Physical Therapy Source Type: forums
I have been put on the LIU Brooklyn campus waitlist. Still waiting... anyone get off the waitlist recently?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pre-Physical Therapy Source Type: forums
(Brown University) Medicare-covered stroke patients receive vastly different amounts of physical and occupational therapy during hospital stays despite evidence that such care is strongly associated with positive health outcomes, a new study by Brown University researchers found.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Minnesota. Study Design This study was part of a previously published randomized controlled trial (NCT02250092) designed to detect differences in hand function as a result of the intervention (Gillick et al., 2018b) Participants were evaluated within 11 days prior to (Pre-test, average 5 days between Pre-test and intervention), within 5 days after (Post-test, average 2 days between intervention and Post-test), and 6-months after Follow-up average 173 (days between intervention and Follow-up) the intervention. After enrolling, participants were...
Source: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
UR Medicine Orthopaedics and Thompson Health are partnering to deliver expansive orthopaedic and physical therapy services at a new office in Victor that opens April 29. The all-new, 21,000 square foot outpatient site will provide patients in Victor, Canandaigua and the Finger Lakes more convenient access to a wide range of orthopaedic services from Rochester-based specialists, as well as physical therapy and rehabilitation provided by Thompson Health experts.
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BACKGROUND: Patients with concussion may present with cervical spine impairments, therefore accurate characterization of cervical post-concussion impairments is needed to develop targeted physical therapy interventions. PURPOSE: To characterize the...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Intervention using an active video game is a promising tool that can improve the gross motor function of children with CP, GMFCS I-II. PMID: 31003657 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research
Abstract Breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) is a potentially debilitating and often irreversible complication of breast cancer treatment. Risk of BCRL is proportional to the extent of axillary surgery and radiation. Other risk factors include obesity and infections. Given the 5-year survival rate of 90% and its potential impact on the quality of life of survivors of breast cancer, BCRL has become a significant financial burden on the health care system. Minimizing axillary surgery and radiation has been proven to reduce the risk of BCRL. Comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment at the time of initial diagno...
Source: JOP - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: J Oncol Pract Source Type: research
Hey folks. For those of us career changing from another healthcare career (physical therapy, nursing, the like), is clinical volunteering necessary? I'm a mental health clinician but I work in a psychiatric hospital - my job for the past 2 years has been clinical! Is this enough? Or should I still rack up a significant amount of clinical volunteering in something more "medical"?
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