Physical Rehabilitation

Clarendon Dairy Could Soon Be Australia's Largest

Clarendon dairy could soon be Australia's largest
The pair – Martin is an ex-grazier, and Flood a biochemist and physiotherapist-turned-strategic adviser – had spent about seven years almost compulsively pursuing a study into the feasibility of camel milk production in Australia. For Flood, the … Read more on Courier Mail

Look at the big picture of care for older people, says NHS Confederation
Physiotherapist Esther Clift, a consultant practitioner trainee in frailty, told Frontline: 'It's absolutely critical that we help to devise some of the metrics and we're included in the conversation about what makes appropriate and meaningful … Read more on

Physical Therapy and Congenital Heart Disease

Physical therapy and congenital
Most medical treatments are aimed at improving the symptoms and even closing or repairing the defects through surgical treatment. The good news is that physical therapy has been shown to improve the stamina of children with congenital heart disease. Read more on Sampson Independent

Body Balance Physical Therapy Moves Locations
“We wanted a more comfortable, personable environment for our patients,” said owner and physical therapist David Hutchinson. “It's always been our top priority to provide clinical excellence in a warm, caring atmosphere and this new facility will … Read more on Twin Falls Times-News

Intense Therapy Returns Arm Control After Stroke

Intense therapy returns arm control after stroke
Extensive physical therapy can help people who have suffered a stroke recover motor function—even if the treatment begins a year or more after the stroke occurred. After a stroke, the brain and body can start recovering immediately and can show … Read more on Futurity: Research News

Doing it for Ronnie
"After he was transferred from Trillium Stroke Centre in Mississauga back to Brampton Civic Hospital, we found out that he actually had to apply for the rehabilitation program," Scott says. "So he sat in his hospital room for a week waiting to be moved … Read more on NOW Magazine

Health Guide

Health guide
545-8195. Billings Clinic Infant Massage: Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. Come and learn from a certified massage therapist or an occupational therapist about the numerous benefits of massaging your infant. Practice these beneficial techniques in … Read more on Billings Gazette

Aqua fitness relieving pain
Sue's experience comes as Canadian occupational therapist Heather Scott is about to conduct research at the University of the Sunshine Coast into whether aquatic-based exercise can provide more holistic treatment options for people with conditions such … Read more on Noosa News

Judges to Ponder 'genius' in Row Over Divorce Cash Split

Judges to ponder 'genius' in row over divorce cash split
Mr Justice Holman had concluded, after a trial in the Family Division of the High Court in London, that Mr Work's estranged wife Mandy Gray, 46, should get half of a fortune totalling more than £140 million. But Mr Work, who says his share should be … Read more on AOL UK

Hand physio is awarded NIHR fellowship to develop carpal tunnel rehab guidelines
Ms Newington, who works for London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, hopes this will lead to the first evidence-based return to work guidelines for patients who have carpal tunnel release surgery. She said applied for the three-year … Read more on


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'Sundowning': Why Hospital Staffs Dread Nightfall, and How to Help Seniors

'Sundowning': Why Hospital Staffs Dread Nightfall, And How To Help Seniors
Another night in the hospital, a female Sri Lankan colleague saw an elderly man who was convinced she was a Nazi soldier. …. Work with doctors, nurses and to understand how your family member can stay active. Encourage them to … Read more on WBUR

Atlantic Philanthropies Gives 7M to Establish Global Brain Health Institute
… be prevented through public health and lifestyle interventions. This means attending to cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, lifestyle factors like diet, sleep, exercise and smoking, and psychological factors … Read more on UCSF News Services

Bolton Wanderers Head Physio to Join Leeds United

Bolton Wanderers head physio to join Leeds United
WANDERERS first-team head physio Steve Megson is set to quit the club and join Championship rivals Leeds United. Megson joined the Whites from Leeds in June 2013 after six years in their medical department but is now returning to Elland Road to take … Read more on The Bolton News

Physio's caring dedication earns deserved nomination
GRAFTON physiotherapist Libby Nash has gone above and beyond to improve the life of teenager Lily Warren, who lives with a rare and debilitating genetic condition. So much so that she has become the most important person in her care team, and has now … Read more on Clarence Valley Daily Examiner