U.S. Physical Therapy hires next CFO from Capital Senior Living
After announcing his retirement plans in January, the CFO stayed on in order to help the company secure its footing amid Covid-19. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Samora Source Type: news

U.S. Physical Therapy hires next CFO from Capital Senior Living
After announcing his retirement plans in January, the CFO stayed on in order to help the company secure its footing amid Covid-19. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Samora Source Type: news

What Is In A Ketogenic Diet?
Discussion Epilepsy is a common problem for the general pediatrician. Its incidence is estimated at 41-87/100,000 children. While many children are controlled with medication, it is also estimated that up to 1/3 will develop drug-resistant epilepsy. Some children may have an identifiable seizure focus that may be amenable to surgery, but many others do not. One option for potential control is a ketogenic diet (KD). Indications for KD usually are for drug-resistant epilepsy including partial and complex seizure patterns as well as some metabolic disorders such as glucose transport 1 deficiency syndrome. It has also found ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What is a compound fracture wound?
  There are over one million broken bone injuries in the U.S. on a yearly basis, as estimated by the Cleveland Clinic. Among the several types of these injuries is a compound fracture. In the event that you hear that fateful crack, here’s a quick guide to compound fractures: A compound fracture is a type of broken bone. What is a compound fracture? Also known as an open fracture, compound fractures occur when there is an open wound or skin tear in the affected area, making the broken bone visible. It’s often the fragment of the bone itself that breaks through the skin and causes the open wound....
Source: Advanced Tissue - August 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care wound healing wound care treatment Source Type: news

Keep inflammation at an all-time low by eating these 10 anti-inflammatory foods
(Natural News) Arthritis causes pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints. There is no cure for the condition, but treatments like surgery and physical therapy can help relieve its many symptoms. You can also supplement your preferred treatment by making changes to your regular diet. Naturally reduce inflammation and pain caused by arthritis by eating the 10 anti-inflammatory... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Spinal Cord Injury Physical Therapy-Occupational Therapy Basic Data Set (Version 1.2) - Anderson KD, Field-Fote EC, Biering-S ørensen F, Bryden A, Harvey LA, Jones L, Mulcahey MJ, Mulroy S, Noonan VK, Post MWM, Rupp R, Schmidt-Read M.
STUDY DESIGN: Expert workgroup consensus, focused literature review, and vetting via feedback from international presentations and spinal cord professional membership groups. OBJECTIVES: Develop and refine a basic dataset to enable standardized documen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Some Coronavirus Patients Are Reporting Symptoms That Last Months. Nobody Knows Exactly How to Treat Them
Kayla Brim laughed when she learned it could take 10 days to get her COVID-19 test results back. “I thought, ‘Okay, well, within 10 days I should be fine,’” she remembers. That was on July 2. More than a month later, Brim is still far from fine. Prior to the pandemic, the 28-year-old from Caldwell, Idaho, juggled homeschooling her two kids with her work as a makeup artist—she was supposed to open her own salon in July. Now, she suffers daily from shortness of breath, exhaustion, excruciating headaches, brain fog, neuropathy, high blood pressure and loss of taste and smell. She feels like &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Most Knee Cracking Is Normal, Expert Says
SUNDAY, Aug. 16, 2020 -- If your knees crack when you walk or run, don't be too worried, an expert says. " Knee cracking could mean lots of things, " said Harshvardhan Singh, assistant professor in the department of physical therapy at the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

We Need to Take Care of the Growing Number of Long-Term COVID-19 Patients
On July 7, 2020, the Boston Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez tested positive for the new coronavirus. He was scheduled to start Opening Day for the Sox, but the virus had other plans—damaging Rodriguez’s heart and causing a condition called myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle). Now the previously fit 27-year old ace left-hander must sit out the 2020 season to recover. Rodriguez is not alone in having heart damage from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. In a new study done in Germany, researchers studied the hearts of 100 patients who had recently recovered from COVID-19. The findings were al...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gavin Yamey and Sharon Taylor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Wound Healing in an Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic Wound Healing in an Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic
How might an examination of patients treated at an outpatient PT wound care clinic help expand our understanding of wounds of different etiologies?Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

AFM, a Biennial Polio-Like Viral Illness, Is Expected to Hit the U.S. in 2020
Nobody foresaw the COVID-19 curveball nature was going to throw at us 2020—which is one of the reasons the world has had so much trouble ducking the pitch. But we’ve know for years that another disease, known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), would hit hard this year—beginning this month, in fact. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today held a media teleconference and issued a Vital Signs report reminding families that the illness is fast-approaching, and that in a time of pandemic there could be particular challenges in responding to it that would not be present in other years. AF...
Source: TIME: Health - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Return to sports bridge program improves outcomes, decreases ipsilateral knee re-injury and contralateral knee injury rates post-ACL reconstruction - Nyland J, Greene J, Carter S, Brey J, Krupp R, Caborn D.
PURPOSE: To present the results of a return to sports bridge program designed to reduce knee injuries following ACL reconstruction and physical therapy. METHODS: One hundred and fifty (male = 83, female = 67) patients participated in a whole bo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors maximize impact of yoga, physical therapy on back pain in underserved population
(Boston Medical Center) New research shows that people with chronic low back pain (cLBP) have better results from yoga and physical therapy compared to reading evidence-based self-help materials. While this finding was consistent across many patient characteristics, a much larger effect was observed among those already taking pain medication to treat their condition and those who did not fear that exercise would make their back pain worse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Isolated trans-syndesmotic fibular fracture in a skateboarder - Mabry LM, Mai MC, Hamel RN.
A 20-year-old male military technician reported to a direct-access physical therapy clinic 1 week after falling off a skateboard. His primary complaint was left lateral ankle pain. Following examination, the physical therapist ordered ankle radiographs, wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ACHE School of Physical Therapy Accepting Applications On July 1
The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education will begin accepting applications to its School of Physical Therapy on July 1. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 23, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Is Physical Therapy Safe For A 74-Year-Old? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus Questions
BOSTON (CBS) — Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. If you have a question for Dr. Mallika, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter. Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. “My 25-year old son lives outside my home. I’m 65 with heart disease. I really want to be able to hug him when he comes to social distance. If we both have masks on, can we?” – Chris I love that you have a family that likes to hug and kiss, but giv...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Healthwatch Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

FDA OKs Implantable Neurostimulator for Intractable Low Back Pain FDA OKs Implantable Neurostimulator for Intractable Low Back Pain
The implantable device treats intractable chronic low back pain due to multifidus muscle dysfunction in adults who have failed medication and physical therapy and are not candidates for spine surgery.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 22, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Safe To Babysit Grandkids? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus Questions
BOSTON (CBS) — Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. If you have a question for Dr. Mallika, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter. Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. I want to start babysitting my six grandkids but one parent works as a nurse on a COVID floor and one works as a policeman. Is it safe to do so? – Joanne The kids are at higher risk of being exposed to the virus since their parents have high-risk jobs. Even if the k...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

‘When Am I Coming Home?’: A Tough Month Inside a Virus Recovery Unit
The front lines of the Covid-19 fight have shifted from I.C.U.s to wards where the sickest patients relearn how to walk and eat without choking. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Goldstein Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Hospitals Physical Therapy Ventilators (Medical) Weill Cornell Medical College New York City Manhattan (NYC) Source Type: news

The impact of a yoga-based physical therapy group for individuals with traumatic brain injury: results from a pilot study - Krese K, Ingraham B, O'Brien MK, Mummidisetty CK, McNulty M, Srdanovic N, Kocherginsky M, Ripley D.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the impacts of yoga-based physical therapy versus a seated rest within the context of standard rehabilitation practice on sleep, heart rate variability (HRV), anxiety, and fatigue during acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physical Therapy in Axial Spondyloarthritis Physical Therapy in Axial Spondyloarthritis
What role does physical therapy have in the management of axial spondyloarthritis? What amount of exercise is most effective?Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effects of physical therapy interventions on balance ability in people with traumatic brain injury: a systematic review - Alashram AR, Annino G, Raju M, Padua E.
BACKGROUND: Balance deficits are common impairments in the individual's post-traumatic brain injury (TBI). Balance deficits can restrict the activities of daily living and productive participation in social life. To date, there were no systematic reviews e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Citizen scientists help to expand Cochrane Library ’s trial register to include more nursing and allied health research
TheCochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is a highly concentrated source of reports of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that publishes each month as part of Cochrane Library. CENTRAL assists Cochrane authors and other systematic reviewers around the world quickly find evidence to determine whether a treatment works.We're pleased to announce that the May issue of CENTRAL on Cochrane Library includes approximately 14,000 references to RCTs identified fromCINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) and published under license with EBSCO. CINAHL is an essential s...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

What is Dry Needling?
Discussion Myofascial pain is pain from muscle or fascia, and usually associated with myofascial trigger points which are “…a highly localized, hyperirritable spot in a palpable, taut band of skeletal muscle fibers.” Trigger points are common reasons people, especially adults, seek relief in primary care or pain clinic settings. Athletes may also complain of pain caused by them. They are treated in a variety of ways, none of which used as a single method is successful for all individuals. Muscle “…stretching, massage, ischemic compression, laser therapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 1, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

A regulatory change, PPP and blowing bubbles help physical therapy clinic owner cope
Driving from his suburban home to work in Seattle on the dark mornings of late winter, Jeremiah Ferguson heard reports of the spread of the novel coronavirus on NPR. Behind the wheel of his Kia, the 36-year-old physical therapist knew the practice he had co-founded just over three years prior would be affected. “As it spread to the Seattle area, I felt that we needed to act quickly,” he said. The morning of March 23, glove-wearing staff members frequent ly sanitized surfaces in the spacious… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Marc Stiles Source Type: news

A regulatory change, PPP and blowing bubbles help physical therapy clinic owner cope
Telehealth has been key to the physical therapy practice's surviving the pandemic so far. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Stiles Source Type: news

Patients tapping into digital physical therapy see improvements in pain
A new study published by JMIR found that on average participants using Hinge Health's platform  reported 68.5% improvement in pain.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Until My Disabled Son ’s Needs Are Met, Can I Get a Genius Award?
To provide all of my son ’s physical and occupational therapy at home in the pandemic, I’m constantly rigging solutions for the items we don’t have. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra Joy Stein Tags: Disabilities Medical Devices Physical Therapy Shutdowns (Institutional) Parenting Wheelchairs Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Perspective helps this father and Seattle small business co-owner cope
The co-owners of the young physical therapy practice are trying to stay present and have faith that this will end eventually. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Stiles Source Type: news

Perspective helps this father and Seattle small business co-owner cope
The co-owners of the young physical therapy practice are trying to stay present and have faith that this will end eventually. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 11, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Marc Stiles Source Type: news

The influence of perioperative nerve block on strength and functional return to sports after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Kew ME, Bodkin SG, Diduch DR, Smith MK, Wiggins A, Brockmeier SF, Werner BC, Gwathmey FW, Miller MD, Hart JM.
BACKGROUND: Patients often have quadriceps or hamstring weakness after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), despite postoperative physical therapy regimens; however, little evidence exists connecting nerve blocks and ACLR outcomes. PUR... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medtech Perseveres During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is “an unprecedented crisis, and we’ve never seen anything like it,” Pat Shafer, managing director in Grant Thornton's healthcare and life sciences industry business, told MD+DI recently. Judging from the amount of stories MD+DI has published alone in the last several weeks on the rapid responses from many medical device and diagnostics companies as well as industry suppliers, manufacturers are working quickly toward several potential solutions. The medical device industry has been very agile in responding to the pandemic, Shafer said. â€...
Source: MDDI - April 21, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Roseville physical therapy company rehiring staff with $2.5M PPP loan
Roseville-based VibrantCare Rehabilitation Inc. does work in five western states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Roseville physical therapy company rehiring staff with $2.5M PPP loan
Roseville-based VibrantCare Rehabilitation Inc. does work in five western states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Cortisone Shots Less Effective Than PT for Arthritis-Related Knee Pain Cortisone Shots Less Effective Than PT for Arthritis-Related Knee Pain
People with stiff and aching knees due to arthritis get better relief from physical therapy than from cortisone injections, according to a one-year military study comparing the two treatments.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Outcomes Better at One Year With Physical Therapy for Knee OA
THURSDAY, April 9, 2020 -- For patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, those undergoing physical therapy have less pain and functional disability at one year compared with those who receive an intraarticular glucocorticoid injection, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Are Steroids Really the Answer for Arthritic Knees?
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 -- Folks with knee arthritis will get more out of physical therapy than a cortisone shot, a new clinical trial argues. People with osteoarthritis of the knee had less pain and disability after one year of physical therapy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Physical therapy evaluation and treatment after concussion/mild traumatic brain injury - Quatman-Yates CC, Hunter-Giordano A, Shimamura KK, Landel R, Alsalaheen BA, Hanke TA, McCulloch KL, Altman RD, Beattie P, Berz KE, Bley B, Cecchini A, DeWitt J, Ferland A, Gagnon I, Gill-Body K, Kaplan S, Leddy JJ, McGrath S, Pagnotta GL, Reneker J, Schwertfeger J, Silverberg N.
Over the last decade, numerous concussion evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), consensus statements, and clinical guidance documents have been published. These documents have typically focused on the diagnosis of concussion and medical manag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coronavirus Shutdowns Leave Disabled Students Behind, Parents Say
BOSTON (AP) — At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on track. But for the last two weeks, her only connection to school has been through a computer screen. Rose, home amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered schools across the country, now watches lessons her teacher posts to YouTube. Her therapists check in via video chat. In between, she works through daily assignments. Her parents say it’s the best they can expect, but th...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Education Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Source Type: news

Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Outpatient Settings: FAQs and Considerations
Source: Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS). Published: 3/30/2020. This eight-page memorandum responds to questions and provides important guidance for outpatient settings other than hospital outpatient departments, specifically Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs), Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs), Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORFs), Outpatient Physical Therapy or Speech Pathology Services (OPTs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), in addressing the COVID-19 outbreak and minimizing transmission to other individuals. (PDF) (Source: Disast...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

I ’ve Seen Wars and Epidemics Unfold. But Now That I Have an Immunocompromised Partner, the Coronavirus Makes Me Truly Scared
At midnight on Thursday March 26, all of South Africa went into lockdown. For the next 21 days, no one is to leave their homes unless they are going to the grocery store, the pharmacy or to seek medical help. No dog walking, no jogging, no food delivery services. Only essential workers are exempt, and that list is small. When President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on March 23, a week after shutting the nation’s schools, there were only 402 confirmed COVID-19 cases. But it was essential, he said, to “flatten the curve” before widespread outbreaks overwhelmed the country’s fragile medical sys...
Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Londontime Source Type: news

‘ Just Heartbreaking ’ : Social Distancing Creates Challenge For Students With Special Needs
BEVERLY (CBS) – Learning is difficult right now for all students, but it’s especially hard for those with special needs who require hands-on education. “Honestly social distancing and not going out to eat or to the movies was really pretty much our normal life,” said James Pearson. For the Pearson family of Beverly, it’s not the boredom or staying inside these days that’s painful – it’s having no way of explaining to their son why it’s like this. “Logan is 18-years-old now. He has a severe case of autism so mentally he functions along the lines of a 12-month-old,&...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated Local Autism Beverly News Juli McDonald Source Type: news

Long-term follow-up of use of therapy services for patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury - Andelic N, Forslund MV, Perrin PB, Sigurdardottir S, Lu J, Howe EI, Sveen U, Rasmussen MS, S øberg HL, Røe C.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the probabilities and baseline predictors of the use of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy over a period of 10 years after traumatic brain injury. DESIGN: Longitudinal prospective follow-up at 1, 2, 5 a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Phone App Helps Cut Pain, Aid Functioning With Osteoarthritis
MONDAY, March 16, 2020 -- A physical therapy app that offers a self-managed exercise and education program helps to improve pain and physical function for patients with osteoarthritis, according to a study published online March 4 in PLOS ONE. Leif... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scenic Hill to Help NLR Wastewater Go Solar, While Seal Aids Associates Physical Therapy
Two North Little Rock solar design and installation companies announced major projects early this month, with Scenic Hill Solar revealing plans for an 850-kilowatt sun power plant for North Little Rock Wastewater Utility, and Seal Solar detailing plans to make Associates Physical Therapy of Little Rock the state’s first solar-powered medical facility. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 10, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Are Some Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy?
Discussion The term, cerebral palsy, or CP has gone through many iterations with the first description in 1861 by W.J. Little who described it as “The condition of spastic rigidity of the limbs of newborn children.” The most recent definition is from Rosenbaun et al. in 2007 which states it is “a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. The motor disorders of cerebral palsy are often accompanied by disturbances of sensation, perception, cog...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Well-known Valley physical therapy institute sold to Phoenix company
For decades, the Fischer Institute of Physical Therapy and Performance in south Phoenix has helped some of the world ’s top professional athletes with their physical therapy and sports medicine needs. Its brand is about to grow now that it was acquired by a Phoenix company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brandon Brown Source Type: news

Digital physical therapy company Sword Health raises additional $9M
The round was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Founders Fund, Green Innovations, Lachy Groom, Vesalius Biocapital and Faber Ventures.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Review Calls for Better Recognition, Treatment of Groin-Pain Syndrome Review Calls for Better Recognition, Treatment of Groin-Pain Syndrome
Diagnosing chronic groin pain that is not hip- or hernia-related can be difficult, but this common problem can usually be treated successfully with physical therapy and surgery if necessary, according to a new review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Lumeon makes deal with Mayo Clinic, AMSYS acquires HealthConnexx and other digital health deals
Also: EYE-SYNC inks deal with Symmetry Physical Therapy of Austin and Medtronic acquires Digital Surgery.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news