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- Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola
Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.
Reuters. Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018.
- Physical therapy often as good as surgery for one type of knee injury
(Reuters Health) - For many people with a tear in the rubbery cartilage that cushions the knee, physical therapy may work just as well as surgery in terms of quieting pain and returning the joint's function, a new study suggests.
Reuters. Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018.
- Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance
Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance.
Science Daily. Monday, 24 Sep 2018.
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- How An Accidental Inventor Broke $1M in His One-Man Business
Looking for a way to relieve his own neck pain, physical therapist Steven Sudell raised more than $1.6 million through crowdfunding and created an invention that went viral.
Forbes. Monday, 24 Sep 2018.
- Health insurers look for ways to cut costs for back surgery
Back surgery is one of the most overused types of surgery and back pain is the most common ailment that sends patients to doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists. More than $90 billion a year is spent on low-back pain alone.
Modern Healthcare. Monday, 27 Aug 2018.
- Ramona Africa, recovering from stroke, has lymphoma, MOVE members say
Spokeswoman Sue Africa said the GoFundMe page for Ramona Africa was started after her insurance company concluded it would only pay for 30 days of physical therapy. As of Tuesday, $14,077 of a $40,000 goal was raised.
Philadelphia Inquirer. Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018.
- Back pain patients get fast therapy with St. Luke's spine program
St. Luke's University Health Network has created a new program that ensures patients with lower back pain get access to physical therapy within 48 hours to prevent chronic back pain that can lead to surgery and opioid dependency.
Modern Healthcare. Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018.
- Exclusive: Ray insists, "I have no restrictions"
After doing physical therapy five hours per day, Shane Ray says he will be ready for opener.
ABC News. Saturday, 28 Jul 2018.
- U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2018 Release and Conference Call for Thursday, August 2, 2018
HOUSTON - Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call ...
Business Wire. Friday, 13 Jul 2018.
- Early physical therapy benefits low-back pain patients
Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 22 May 2018.
- New tech 'rewires' brain to help stroke patients regain use of their arms
Nerve stimulation that boosts the effects of physical therapy may help stroke patients regain arm use. A clinical trial is still recruiting volunteers.
Fox News. Friday, 18 May 2018.
- This Woman Won National Geographic's 'Chasing Genius' Contest For A Remote Physical Therapy App
Physical therapist Asha Gummadi just won the $25,000 National Geographic/Spring Chasing Genius Challenge to further develop her app, which allows doctors to prescribe physical therapy remotely.
Forbes. Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018.
- MedRisk Publishes White Paper on Telerehabilitation in Workers’ Compensation
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. - MedRisk publishes "Telerehabilitation & the Injured Worker," a white paper on physical therapy and telemedicine in workers' compensation.
Business Wire. Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017.
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