Physical Rehabilitation

Kauvery Hospital Sets Up Brain and Spine Centre

Kauvery Hospital sets up brain and spine centre
For patients who suffer a stroke, treatment should be provided within 4 to 5 hours. “Latest stroke management … Neuro Rehabilitation Centre comprised physiotherapy, occupational and speech therapy and boarding facilities. The centre will be … Read more on The Hindu

Newport neuro-physiotherapist re-appointed chairman of national body
We have made significant changes to the role of ACPIN within our industry during my first term and I will continue to make these improvements as well as to continue the work started with partner organisations including the , Parkinson … Read more on South Wales Argus


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Fearless Hiring: Event Seeks to Bring Employers and Disabled Employees Together

Fearless hiring: Event seeks to bring employers and disabled employees together
“I don't consider it a speech impediment, I call it a cerebral palsy accent,” she said. … The state also provides services to community members who experience barriers to employment because of a physical or cognitive disability. Read more on Hawaii Tribune Herald

Support Groups, April 24 and later
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Woman Left Partially Paralysed After Contraceptive Pill Triggered Stroke

Woman Left Partially Paralysed After Contraceptive Pill Triggered Stroke
Slowly, her face returned to normal and, after working tirelessly at physiotherapy, she learned how to walk again. Thankfully, her speech was unaffected, and she even joked with nurses that it would “take more than a stroke to shut her up”. “I've dealt … Read more on UK

Here's What Each Presidential Candidate Would Do For U.S. Workers
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Recording and Appropriate Billing of Timed Physical Medicine Services

Recording and Appropriate Billing of Timed Physical Medicine Services
QUESTION: UnitedHealthcare recently reviewed my files and recouped payment on several dates of service based on timed therapy services. I do understand the 8-minute rule (or at least I thought I did), and documented massage for 10 minutes and exercise … Read more on Dynamic Chiropractic

Painkiller critics take aim at hospital surveys, procedures
Wednesday's effort was spearheaded by Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, which advocates for alternative treatments to opioids, including non-opioid pain relievers, and psychotherapy. The group is funded by Phoenix House, … Read more on McClatchy Washington Bureau

Healthcare Site WhatClinic Expands in Singapore With Dental Bookings

Healthcare site WhatClinic expands in Singapore with dental bookings
SINGAPORE – Healthcare search engine WhatClinic.com has announced its expansion in the Singapore market in response to a growing demand from consumers for information on private medical clinics. WhatClinic.com will begin by starting to roll out real … Read more on The Straits Times

Doctors warned against poor service to patients
Minister opens renovated physiotherapy unit at Wenlock Hospital. Minister for Health and Family Welfare U T Khader said stringent action will be initiated against doctors who fail to treat patients and behave rudely with them. Speaking after … Read more on Deccan Herald


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Wallowa Memorial Hospital Adds Occupational Therapist

Wallowa Memorial Hospital adds
That might include doing an evaluation of a stroke patient's home to help make daily tasks easier and safer, or providing guidance and education for caregivers of older patients experiencing cognitive and physical declines. Mart graduated from Pacific … Read more on Wallowa County Cheiftain

Vision Therapy: Changing times, technology giving rise to new concerns, techniques
“Seventy percent of your brain is dedicated to vision in some fashion; 80 percent of all sensory goes through your eyes; 90 percent of individuals who have a concussion, traumatic brain injury or stroke will have one or more problems with their eyes. Read more on The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


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Post-Discharge Care of Stroke Patients

Post-Discharge Care of Stroke Patients
Of , 80% have some type of deficit as a result of hemiparesis (weakness of one side of the body, or part of it, due to an injury in the motor area of the brain) or hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body, or part of it, due to an … Read more on ADVANCE

Ekso Bionics' (EKSO) CEO Tom Looby on Q4 2015 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Greetings and welcome to the Ekso Bionics Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator … Read more on Seeking Alpha


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