How do pelvic floor muscle exercises reduce overactive bladder symptoms?
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common form of urinary incontinence that is widely treated with pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training. A new laboratory study lends insights into how PFM training works: by reducing contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder, reports the American Journal of Physical Medicine& Rehabilitation, the official journal of the?Association of Academic Physiatrists. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Suzhou MicroPort < sup > ® < /sup > Orthocare Holds 1st New Rehabilitation Technique Symposium
(Source: Microport News Release)
Source: Microport News Release - October 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Global experts gather in Montreal for opening of 11th World Stroke Congress
(Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada) The 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute care, rehabilitation and recovery in hundreds of sessions and oral posters. Congress is attended by close to 2,500 stroke professionals, researchers, policy makers, survivors and caregivers from around the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ReWalk Robotics dips on Q3 prelims, registers $15m offering
ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) shares took a hit today after the rehabilitation exoskeleton maker posted preliminary third-quarter sales that missed the mark on Wall Street, even as the company revealed plans for a $15 million public offering. The Yokneam, Israel-based company also registered a $14.8 million offering of stock and other securities. ReWalk said it expects to report sales of roughly $1.6 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, well shy of the $2.2 million expectation on The Street and off -5.9% compared with Q3 2017. That sent RWLK shares down -1.1% to 80.73¢ apiece today in mid-day trading. In a ...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Rehabilitation Equipment ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

Conference highlights ‘ failure ’ of probation privatisation
Privatising the probation service in England and Wales has failed – that was the conclusion of UNISON’s police and justice conference, as delegates heard of the many problems that privatisation has already caused. Conference heard that reports from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation, the Public Accounts Committee, the National Audit Office and the Justice Select Committee show just how badly the 21 community rehabilitation companies (CRCs) and the National Probation Service (NPS) are operating. Janet Hayes, who works in the probation service, said that “the government is using tax payers money ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference national probation service Source Type: news

Intra-individual differences in offenders' motivation and behavioral change after a driver rehabilitation program - Jacot A, Raemdonck I, Frenay M.
Although many studies have applied the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) to predict a variety of risky behaviors, only a few of them have examined changes in TPB variables after a driver rehabilitation (DR) program. Moreover, drawing from the educational a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Effects of a vestibular physiotherapy protocol on adults with intellectual disability in the prevention of falls: A multi-centre clinical trial - Cort és-Amador S, Carrasco JJ, Sempere-Rubio N, Igual-Camacho C, Villaplana-Torres LA, Pérez-Alenda S.
BACKGROUND: Balance alterations are one of the main problems in people with intellectual disabilities (ID), increasing their risk of falls and impacting their life. AIMS: To describe a vestibular rehabilitation programme (VRP) and evaluate its effects on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

From selling drugs to meeting the Queen – one man’s extraordinary story
Marcellus Baz grew up around gangs, dropped out of school, and was set for a life selling drugs. Today, UNISON’s police and justice conference heard the story of his unpredictable life. Marcellus explains that, as a boy, he didn’t enjoy being at home. “My dad was always out, trying to put food on the table, but he didn’t realise we needed some direction and love: we never saw him. “My mum was suffering from horrendous mental health problems. Once she gathered us together and said we were going to jump in the river and kill ourselves.” Because of his home life he spent a lot of time on th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference youth services Source Type: news

Pay is top of agenda at police and justice conference
Pay reform in the police and probation service was the first topic of this year’s police and justice service group conference. Caryl Nobbs, president of the service group executive, said “a review of the pay and grading structure is long overdue,” and that “we need to take a strategic approach to pay reform in each sector in the service group, if we don’t we will get picked off one by one,” Conference noted the work that has started on part two of the police staff council pay and reward review, which is taking place in England and Wales. Andy Stenning, speaking on behalf of the police st...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article News 2018 police and justice conference Police and justice staff Source Type: news

What Does It Take to Develop a VR Solution in Healthcare
Technology is changing the face of healthcare as we know it. Virtual and Augmented Reality that once were associated only with game and film industries are now becoming a real game-changer in healthcare. Gone are the days when students practiced on real patients. Today, VR and AR solutions can not only improve medical education and training but also provide profound patient treatment, medical rehabilitation, consultation, and diagnosis. What’s next? AR & VR in Healthcare: The Industry Landscape A recent report by Research and Markets states that augmented and virtual reality in the healthcare market ...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Marta Hlova Tags: Digital Health Imaging Source Type: news

Rehabilitation services use of older adults according to fall-risk screening guidelines - Gell NM, Patel KV.
OBJECTIVES: To characterize rehabilitation services use of older adults according to fall-risk classification based on screening guidelines. DESIGN: Cross-sectional analysis of 2015 National Health and Aging Trends Study. SETTING: Study participant... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

HealthpointCapital raises $100m for musculoskeletal fund
Private equity firm HealthpointCapital said yesterday it raised $100 million for its Musculoskeletal Fund IV healthcare fund. The new fund will aim to invest in differentiated technology and service companies in the orthopedics, spine, dental, maxillofacial, rehabilitation and digital health sectors. “The first closing for Fund IV represents a milestone and a validation of our strategy. Musculoskeletal healthcare offers attractive opportunities that require not only capital, but also operational expertise and strong healthcare professional and commercial relationships,” president Mike Mogul said in a prepared s...
Source: Mass Device - October 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect from knee surgery rehabilitation
Doctors use knee surgery to help restore a person ’s range of motion. Types of surgery include a total knee replacement, arthroscopy, and osteotomy. In this article, learn what to expect during the recovery period and how to encourage healing. We also cover the long-term outlook. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Redcliff Gets $1,8m for Water, Sewer Rehab
[The Herald] Government has released $1,8 million to Redcliff Municipality under the Public Service Investment Programme (PSIP) towards the rehabilitation of its water and sewer system and its dilapidated housing units. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Bed Systems from Joerns Healthcare Support Post-Acute Care
Two new bed systems from Joerns Healthcare are available for transitional care from acute discharge to assisted living applications. The beds, which debuted at AHCA 2018, support post-acute inpatient rehabilitation and post-acute bariatric care.This story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of:Hospital& Institutional Beds (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Featured Review: Pelvic floor muscle training versus no treatment, or inactive control treatments, for urinary incontinence in women
Chantal Dumoulin andLicia P Cacciari fromCochrane Incontinence  wanted to find out if pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) helps women with urinary incontinence problems. They did this by comparing the effects of this training with no treatment, or with any inactive treatment (for example, advice on management with pads). We asked Chantal and Lucia questions a bout this recentCochrane Review.1.Please can you describe yourself and your Cochrane Group?Since 2012 I have held a Canada Research Chair in Urogyneacoogical health and Aging. Our research program's overarching goal is toImprove continence care in older Canadian ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Nigeria:Physiotherapists Make Case for Children With Special Needs
[Leadership] Some physiotherapists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have called on governments, at all levels, to assist in training and rehabilitation of children with special needs, such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and autism. In an interview with LEADERSHIP, as part of this year's World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day celebration, an occupational physiotherapist, Agbapuonwu Vivian, frowned that Nigeria government is not doing anything at the moment to assist in the training of children affected by cerebral (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

'Smart' robotic system could offer home-based rehabilitation
(University of Houston) Researchers in Houston and elsewhere have shown that robotic systems controlled by the user's own brain activity can help patients recovering from stroke and other disabling injuries. Now an engineer from the University of Houston is leading a team of researchers, health care providers and industry to fast-track the commercialization of a groundbreaking robotic rehabilitation system that can be used in patients' homes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Get Ready for These 4 Medtech Shifts
Healthcare has historically focused on treating the chronically ill and diseased populations, but things are changing, and it is a “global shift,” Sowmya Rajagopalan, industry principal of Frost & Sullivan, told attendees at The MedTech Conference. “Payers and providers understand that it has to be health management [in order to] to delay the onset of disease.” In addition, “consumerization in healthcare has begun,” she added. Patients “want to know how their health is managed.”...
Source: MDDI - October 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Business Source Type: news

WSSU, Novant Health partner for new residency program
The first physical therapy residency program to be offered at a historically black college and university is taking place here in the Triad.   The Winston-Salem State University program is a joint venture with Novant Health and runs over 12 months with a focus on neurological care.  Novant recently opened a 68-bed in-patient rehabilitation facility in Winston-Salem, the newly launched physical therapy residency program will coincide with the services offered at the facility.  “This unique… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

Jumping performance based on duration of rehabilitation in female football players after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Arundale AJH, Kvist J, H ägglund M, Fältström A.
PURPOSE: To determine if female football players who had longer durations of rehabilitation, measured in months, after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction would have lower tuck jump scores (fewer technique flaws) and smaller asymmetries during drop v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on aging gait: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Ghai S, Ghai I, Effenberg AO.
Rhythmic auditory cueing has been widely used in gait rehabilitation over the past decade. The entrainment effect has been suggested to introduce neurophysiological changes, alleviate auditory-motor coupling and reduce cognitive-motor interferences. Howeve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Economic evaluation of activities of daily living retraining during posttraumatic amnesia for inpatient rehabilitation following severe traumatic brain injury - Mortimer D, Trevena-Peters J, McKay A, Ponsford J.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of structured ADL retraining during PTA plus treatment as usual (TAU) versus TAU alone for inpatient rehabilitation following severe TBI. DESIGN: Trial-based economic evaluation from a health-system per... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Employment and vocational rehabilitation experiences among veterans with polytrauma/traumatic brain injury history - Wyse JJ, Pogoda TK, Mastarone GL, Gilbert T, Carlson KF.
Evidence suggests that Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with polytrauma/traumatic brain injury (TBI) history and neurobehavioral symptoms may face difficulties returning to work, yet also encounter barriers to accessing, navigating, and engaging in Depart... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Walking and balance in children and adolescents with lower-limb amputation: a review of literature - Eshraghi A, Safaeepour Z, Geil MD, Andrysek J.
BACKGROUND: Children with lower limb loss face gait and balance limitations. Prosthetic rehabilitation is thus aimed at improving functional capacity and mobility throughout the developmental phases of the child amputee. This review of literature was condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rehabilitation doxa and practitioner judgment. An analysis of symbolic violence on health care provision in the Scottish prison system - Fernandes FL, Swinney A, McMillan S, MacLeay D, McGhee J, Graham W, Roberts G.
This paper presents an analysis of the symbolic conditions which govern health care provision in the Scottish prison system. The paper considers the wider context of Scottish prisons, where health care provision follows a similar structure both in juvenile... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Study: Nursing Homes Increasingly Pushing Patients into Rehab at End-of-Life
A new study reveals a growing trend of potentially unnecessary – and harmful – high intensity rehabilitation services for residents of nursing homes. The study finds that this trend, which may be driven by a desire to maximize reimbursement rates, is on the rise for patients in the last 30 days of life, indicating that these services may be interfering wit h appropriate end-of-life care. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UCLA receives $3 million to pursue research on mobility and function for patients with spinal cord injuries
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has received a $3 million gift from The Louis and Harold Price Foundation to support the spinal cord work of Dr. Daniel Lu, associate professor of neurosurgery and director of theUCLA Neuroplasticity and Repair Laboratory and UCLA Neuromotor Recovery and Rehabilitation Center.Lu ’s research combines basic science and clinical testing to decode the spinal cord’s electrical language, which controls muscle function in multiple motor systems. He applies these findings in studies of potential treatments for patients with spinal cord injuries, using different methods to act...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

6 mm vs 10 mm-long implants in the rehabilitation of posterior jaws: A 10-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial. Storelli S, Abb à A, Scanferla M, Botticelli D, Romeo E.
CONCLUSIONS:Rehabilitations supported by 6 mm or 10 mm-long implants showed similar clinical outcomes in terms of survival and success rates, although 6 mm implants had more decementations. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 2, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Implant prosthetic rehabilitation in partially edentulous patients with bone atrophy. An umbrella review based on systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials.
CONCLUSIONS:Overall, the evidence is not sufficiently robust to determine the best treatment for implant prosthetic rehabilitation in partially edentulous patients presenting bone atrophy. In terms of vertical defects, if the short implants can be used they should be used because the number of complications are reduced compared to longer implants with sinus lift or bone augmentation. Nevertheless, caution should be exercised because long-term follow-up studies were not available. No conclusions can be drawn regarding the comparison between different vertical bone augmentation techniques in atrophic posterior mandible becau...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 2, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIH, DoD to develop Limb Loss and Preservation Registry
National repository aims to improve rehabilitation and quality of life for people who have lost a limb. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Conway Regional Hires Troy Brooks As CFO
Brooks will be responsible for the financial operations of Conway Regional Medical Center, Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, Conway Regional Surgery Center, an outpatient imaging center and 10 primary care clinics in north Central Arkansas. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Flu, Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates on the Rise
Jane Martin, RN, director of nursing for a small skilled nursing facility in rural Georgia, has won a major immunization coup. In a community that has no hospital, no public transportation services, and only one medical office served by nurse practitioners — a community where getting vaccinations has traditionally “not been a top priority” — her facility, Treutlen Health and Rehabilitation, has achieved a near-perfect flu vaccination record for its patients and its staff in the last 8 years or so. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Christine Kilgore Source Type: news

Science CONFIRMS the efficacy of acupuncture in helping stroke patients recover more quickly
(Natural News) Good news for stroke victims undergoing rehabilitation: Chinese researchers have reported that acupuncture could improve the recovery of stroke survivors. Their recent trial showed that the traditional treatment improved many functions that were disrupted by an acute ischemic stroke. There are millions of stroke survivors in China and around the world. Most of them did not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of Early Exercise Rehabilitation on Functional Recovery in Patients with Severe Sepsis
This journal article looks at how severe sepsis is associated with functional disability among patients surviving an acute phase of infection. Efforts to improve functional impairment are important. The authors assessed the effects of early exercise rehabilitation on functional outcomes in patients with severe sepsis. They found that early physical rehabilitation may improve functional recovery at hospital discharge, especially in patients with high initial severity scores. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania Paramedics and Firefighters Visit Man Whose Life They Saved Following Horrific Crash
  Firefighters with Penndel Fire Company and first responders with the Penndel-Middletown Emergency Squad, who responded to a horrific crash on I-95 are reunited with Alberto Sordo at St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital in Middletown Township. Sordo, 32, of Philadelphia wanted to show his gratitude to the men and women who gave him another chance at life. Read more at Bucks County Courier Times. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bucks County Courier Times Tags: Trauma News News Videos Source Type: news

Pennsylvania Paramedics and Firefighters Visit Man Whose Life They Saved Following Horrific Crash
  Firefighters with Penndel Fire Company and first responders with the Penndel-Middletown Emergency Squad, who responded to a horrific crash on I-95 are reunited with Alberto Sordo at St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital in Middletown Township. Sordo, 32, of Philadelphia wanted to show his gratitude to the men and women who gave him another chance at life. Read more at Bucks County Courier Times. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bucks County Courier Times Tags: Trauma News News Videos Source Type: news

Tai chi is a low-cost and useful alternative to improve respiratory function in people with COPD
(Natural News) Pulmonary healthcare providers are constantly searching for ways to help people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) improve their respiratory function. Now individuals with COPD can add tai chi as an affordable alternative treatment for pulmonary rehabilitation (PR), according to a study published in the journal CHEST. PR is recommended for patients with COPD since... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a Breakthrough Therapy Helped Two Paralyzed People Walk Again —Years After Their Injuries
When Kelly Thomas got the phone call that would change her life, she almost hung up. “I thought it was a sales call or something,” Thomas remembers. But on the line was a researcher from the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at the University of Louisville, offering Thomas a place in a trial — one that eventually allowed the 23-year-old Florida native, who became paralyzed after a 2014 car accident, to walk again. The results of the study, which were published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine, are striking. Of four paralyzed people who went through extensive mobility training, two &...
Source: TIME: Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

VA: Definition of Domiciliary Care
Notice of a final rule from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amending the agency's definition of domiciliary care. This revised definition encompasses the VA's Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MH RRTP) and clarifies that domiciliary care provides temporary, not permanent, residence to affected veterans. The rule is effective on October 25, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 25, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Patient-reported and performance outcomes significantly improved in elderly patients with vestibular impairment following rehabilitation: a retrospective study - Verdecchia DH, Monz ón AM, Urbina Jaimes V, Oliveira FR, Paiva LDS, de Carvalho TD.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the results of a vestibular rehabilitation (VR) program in the timed up and go (TUG), gait speed (GS), and dizziness handicap inventory (DHI) scores for elderly vestibular patients in a developing country. METHODS: Descriptiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Callahan Eye Hospital names new CEO
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital& Clinics has named Rett Grover CEO.   Grover replaces Brian Spraberry, who was CEO for seven years and has transitioned into the role of chief administrative officer with the UAB Health System. Prior to joining Callahan, Grover completed his administrative residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Missi ssippi, and assumed the position of director of business operations for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation in 2010. After… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Probation rescue plans will be disastrous
Responding to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consultation on the structure and services provided by the probation system, UNISON national officer for probation Ben Priestley said: “This is the last chance saloon for the probation service and rescue plans proposed by the MoJ just don’t cut the mustard. “Earlier this year, the Justice Select Committee laid bare the failings of the government’s probation reforms, yet astonishingly ministers want to continue with the disastrous split between public and private provisions. “Before these counterproductive reforms, probation was a succe...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News ben priestley police police and justice probation public services Source Type: news

Dr. Boukrina of Kessler Foundation examines reading deficit treatments after stroke
(Kessler Foundation) Olga Boukrina, PhD, research scientist in Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, has received a $10,000 grant from the Mabel H. Flory Charitable Trust. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fall prediction and fall severity in rehabilitation hospital - Lapid H, Weinber I, Shaked H, Albukrek D, Dvir D.
AIMS: We tested whether the Farmer questionnaire is valid for fall risk assessment in Hebrew. We tested whether NDNQI (National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators) is valid for fall severity evaluation in Hebrew. Finally, we tested whether the Farmer a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Kessler researchers show Speed of Processing Training effective in multiple sclerosis
(Kessler Foundation) 'These results indicate that processing speed is fundamental to higher order cognitive function in individuals with MS,' said Dr. Chiaravalloti, the Foundation's director of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, and Traumatic Brain Injury Research. 'Looking at the impact of cognitive interventions on neuropsychological measures isn't enough, however. The outcomes of our research studies need to include the effects of cognitive rehabilitation protocols on how people perform in their daily lives.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Liberia:Fistula Survivors Plead With Govt and Partners for Continued Support
[FrontPageAfrica] Phebe, Bong County -In mixed emotions, including tears of joy and what lies ahead of them, 18 graduates of the UNFPA-supported Fistula Rehabilitation and Reintegration Project with funding from Zonta International are urging their benefactors and others not to stop their support toward the program. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 17, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Researchers find children experience concussion symptoms three times longer than adults
(American Osteopathic Association) Parents should be aware that significant changes in concussion treatment have emerged in recent years. Primarily, there has been a major shift to promoting active recovery -- including a quick return to social, academic, and athletic activities, as well as specialized rehabilitation. Also important is an understanding that children take three times longer than adults to recover from concussion symptoms -- sometimes even longer due to underlying anxiety or depression issues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Type of Conservative Treatments Can Help for Plantar Fasciitis?
Discussion The plantar fascia consists of 3 bands of dense connective tissue that originates in the medical calcaneal tubercle and inserts into the base of each of the 5 proximal phalyanxes in a fan-shaped distribution. It acts as a shock absorber and reinforces the medial longitudinal arch as the foot undergoes forward propulsion. The -itis in plantar fasciitis (PF) is a misnomer as it is not an acute inflammation but is a chronic degenerative process involving the plantar fascia aponeurosis of the foot usually at the medial tubercle of the calcaneous. Repetitive strain seems to cause microtearing which then causes a repa...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 17, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Acupuncture confirmed to be an effective rehabilitation treatment for stroke patients
(Natural News) A Chinese experimental trial sought out more positive effects of acupuncture when applied during early rehabilitation of patients who suffered from acute ischemic stroke. It confirmed that the unconventional treatment benefited the patients and reduced the dysfunctions associated with stroke. The study was supported by Zhejiang Chinese Medical University. It was published in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news