brain injury

Kean University Events Spotlight ALS Awareness, Recognize PT Month

...  Therapy Month, Kean University supported two local amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) charities in an effort to educate the community about the debilitating disease. … acting manager, Jay Figueroa, and Kean … Read more on Physical Therapy Products Lodi teacher offered plea deal in alleged DWI crash that left Bergen cop with … James Kleimann | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By James Kleimann | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com … The accident left the officer with a traumatic brain injury and months of grueling physical therapy. Breslin had pulled over to the shoulder on Route 46 to … Read more on NJ.com Read ...

A Push for More Physiotherapy Grads to Choose the North

...  Push for More Physiotherapy Grads to Choose the North – Earlier this week, we featured a story on the lack of a dermatologist in Prince George. It’s just one of the many medical specialties that are in high demand…   Sheffield rehabilitation specialist to expand with funding from Barclays The company provides specialized physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy for clients with complex neurological conditions such as acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury, orthopaedic injuries including amputations and rehabilitation … Read more on bdaily Read ...

Connect Celebrates 20 Years in Langley

...  celebrates 20 years in Langley Nothing to indicate that the site has, for the past two decades, been home to one of two brain injury rehabilitation centres of its kind in B.C.. And that, says its … “People with brain injury and strokes often lose relationships — they're lonely … Read more on Langley Times Tribute golf tourney nets 0K for ARBI Artist Chris Tutty, centre, and Stephanie Wilson, right, of BScene TV, are pictured with Sheila's Drapery's Ted Knapik, left, who bid $ 5,700 for this painting of John Lennon. This bid helped boost the money raised at the McKinley Masters/ARBI Charity … Read more on Calgary Sun Read ...

Physical Therapy: Education?

Question by Curious George: Physical therapy: education? I am thinking about going into physical therapy and have a few questions about college and such: -I was reading about a freshman entry course that some colleges have? What is the main reason it would benefit me? Hurt me? -I either want to be a sports physical therapist or a pediatric physical therapist, at what point do specialize? -I would like to go somewhere in DC but I can only find George Washington as a good physical therapy school. Is this right? -What is the difference between a sports physical therapist and an athletic trainer? I currently have a 98 average overall in high school. At what point should I start volunteering or trying to get an internship? Thank you so much Read more... ...

150 Great Places to Work – 2014

...  Great Places to Work – 2014 Location: Miami Type of company: Hospital/health system Meet the organization: With more than 14,000 employees, Baptist Health South Florida has received several marks of distinction for workplace excellence, including nods from Fortune magazine … Read more on Becker’s Hospital Review Matt Recchi returns to South Florida after brain injury … in South Florida. And how grateful she is to Sun Sentinel readers for helping, including H. Wayne Huizenga and AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson, who arranged the air ambulance that transported Matt, 34, from a Southern California rehab center last Friday. Read more on Sun-Sentinel Read ...

Antidepressants & Self-Harm: For Those Under 24, Initial Dose Matters

...  & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters Among patients 24 and younger, those who started treatment for depression or anxiety with a higher-than-usual dose of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) were more than twice as likely to harm themselves intentionally than those whose … Read more on Los Angeles Times Brain injury survivor walks again _ to graduate But there's a mark shaped like a railroad track curving behind his left ear, where doctors twice inserted body fat to stop a spinal fluid leak. Asphalt is still buried beneath the skin near his right cheekbone and hip — reminders of where he landed … Read more on The State Read ...

Study: Half of Jailed NYC Youths Have Brain Injury

...  Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury … have been jolted by trauma are linked to higher rates of breaking jailhouse rules, substance abuse and greater difficulty re-entering society after detention, said John D. Corrigan, a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and … Read more on KHQ Right Now How Therapeutic Is Massage? Although many men use massage to treat exercise-induced muscle soreness and stiffness, to improve athletic performance, or to rehabilitate from injury, there is little proof that ...