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She showed no sign of the pain in her feet, from juvenile idiopathic arthritis. “She was in a lot of pain for several months,” her mother says. “We did braces and physical therapy.” She had to quit basketball at Chartiers-Houston, but stayed with … Read more on CBS Local

The Running Doc on how to treat Runner's Knee
In addition, physical therapy is initially needed to stretch the connective tissue that has tightened laterally holding the kneecap on the side and not allowing the medial quad to hold it in the center of the groove. There is no substitute for a … Read more on


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What if Physical Illness Were Treated Like Mental Illness?

What If Physical Illness Were Treated Like ?
What if you were sick in bed for three days? You're popping Advil like candy to keep your fever down. You feel like you are going to die. Well-meaning friends offer to swing by the store if you need anything. Your mother brings over chicken soup and … Read more on Forbes

Regional Anesthesia Roundtable:
KVV: We need to better demonstrate the added value of patient-centered and case-tailored RA to perioperative care, and proactively incorporate surgery-appropriate block techniques into multidisciplinary and multimodal protocols, achieving better short … Read more on Anesthesiology News


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Selena Gomez Reveals Crush on Captain America Star Chris Evans

Selena Gomez reveals crush on Captain America star Chris Evans
The 23-year-old singer, who was in a tumultuous romance with Justin Bieber for four years, has set her sights on the older man as she has revealed she has an embarrassing soft spot for the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' star, 34. Speaking on 'Watch What … Read more on

Pensioner mortgages you pay off aged 105: Fears of buy-to-let boom as the
Nationwide Building Society is giving anyone up to the age of 70 the chance to take out a 35-year loan – stoking fears of a buy-to-let boom. The offer comes as pension reforms give over-55s access to billions of pounds from today to withdraw from their … Read more on Daily Mail


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Pet Therapy at SARCC

Pet therapy at SARCC
KPETS stands for "Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services" and the agency's dogs work with seniors in long-term care facilities, with hospice patients, at-risk teens and with patients undergoing physical, occupational or cognitive therapy. But working … Read more on Lebanon

5 Jobs That Make Workers Unusually Happy
It turns out helping people is an important component of on-the-job happiness for many people. When career advice website The Grindstone looked for the most satisfying jobs, four out of the top five—clergy, firefighter, physical therapist, and special … Read more on TIME


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Dr. Jonathan Russin Runs LA Marathon With Former Patient — 5 Key Notes

Dr. Jonathan Russin runs LA marathon with former patient — 5 key notes
The patient decided to run the Los Angeles marathon as a tribute to her medical team and raise money for the USC Comprehensive Stroke Cerebrovascular center. She raised more than $ 4,500 for brain aneurysm research so far. Dr. Russin ran the race in … Read more on Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine

This mind-controlled limb can move individual fingers
The beckoning finger of this metal arm marks the first time a human mind has wiggled individual artificial digits, according to researchers at . "We believe this is the first time a person using a mind-controlled prosthesis has … Read more on Wired.co.uk


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Free Press Head Start for Tuesday, Feb. 2

Free Press Head Start for Tuesday, Feb. 2
Heart of the matter: The Heart and Stroke Foundation's 2016 Report on the Health of Canadians will be released today. The report takes a hard look at the growing burden of in Canada ? and the gaps in care which urgently need … Sadly … Read more on Winnipeg Free Press

Dog first aid courses in Snowdonia set up after horror plunge
Prompt first aid on the scene, combined with 18 months of rehabilitation, saw him make a complete recovery, which he celebrated by climbing to Snowdon's summit. But his brush with death was to have profound consequences for former teacher Katherine … Read more on Daily Post North Wales

Carmarthen Biker's Praise for Hospital Team After Recovery From Serious Injury

Carmarthen biker's praise for hospital team after recovery from serious injury
"I found the treatment here second to none. I can't give it enough praise. I'm a British telecom engineer, so I go up telegraph poles for a living, and need to have a good range of movement in my ankles and legs. … The Ortho-plastic Research Clinic … Read more on Carmarthen Journal

Specialist physiotherapist awarded fund for stroke research
A SPECIALIST physiotherapist from Peninsula Community Health's Unit at Camborne Redruth Community Hospital has successfully secured funding for a research fellowship. Angie Logan, who has secured financial support for the … Read more on West Briton