physical medicine and rehabilitation

The Stigmatized Pain Doc

...  Stigmatized Pain Doc Very early in my physical medicine and rehabilitation training, in 1986, I was confronted with a patient with chronic back pain. He'd been surgically mutilated 5x, and the surgeon responsible for the 5th “wanted my expertise.” In reality he just wanted … Read more on National Pain Report Patrick Kennedy and the politics of honesty Kennedy attempts, and achieves, a “scrupulously honest” work; remarkable for someone who has, the better part of his adult life, struggled with honesty (during a 2009 stint in rehab – one of many – he said, “I found myself being unusually honest… for … Read more on NewBostonPost (blog) Tags: patrick kennedy, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical medicine, back pain, chronic back pain ...

Vitals Ranks America's Best Running Cities

by Army Medicine Vitals Ranks America's Best Running Cities According to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, nearly 70 percent of runners will suffer a running related injury. The latest Vitals Index ranks America's Best Running Cities based on quality ratings and access to sports … Read more on Business Wire (press release) Frontera to receive GSA's 2015 Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award At the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Frontera is the inaugural chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where he also serves as a professor and medical director of rehabilitation services. His research interest is … Read more on EurekAlert (press release) Read ...

Rates of Hospital Readmission Following TBI Higher Than Previously Reported

...  readmission following TBI higher than previously reported … The study, led by Dr. Angela Colantonio, senior scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN, examined nearly 30,000 TBI patients discharged from Ontario hospitals over the span of eight years. Published in the May edition of Archives of Physical … Read more on News-Medical.net Possibility of side effects demands doctor's opinion Find an expert in your problem — perhaps a sports-medicine doctor, a doctor in physical medicine and rehabilitation or an orthopedic surgeon. The most important professional, however, might be a physical therapist with an expertise in problems with … Read more on Columbus Dispatch Read ...

Local University News: Change Recess Time for Better Health

Local university news: Change recess time for better health “Fewer than 3 percent of commercial airline pilots are people of color and only 4 percent of pilots are women," said Joanna Geraghty, president, board of directors, JetBlue Foundation. "Through the JetBlue Foundation, we are helping to improve these … Read more on Daily Herald STATE COURT CASES The complaint also asserted medical malpractice claims against defendants David Gentile, M.D., Professional Orthopaedic Associates, Karl Blum, M.D., and Ocean Orthopedic Associates, who treated plaintiff for her injuries. ….. her position as part of … Read more on New Jersey Law Journal Read more... ...

Adaptive Sports Mean New Choices for Greenville's Disabled

...  sports mean new choices for Greenville's disabled She traveled out of the Upstate to ski occasionally and once attended a golf clinic. Other than that, there were few options. But now the Greenville woman is learning to play adaptive sled hockey … The program is offered by Roger C. Peace … Read more on Greenville News YMC's Peterson To Present Poster At Symposium Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician Dr. Judith Peterson, has been invited to present a poster at the 2015 Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) symposium. The symposium will take place July 8-12, 2015, … Read more on Yankton Daily Press Read ...

ATI Physical Therapy Extends Industry-Leading Approach to 28 New Clinics and

...  … ATI is an orthopedic rehabilitation provider specializing in research-based physical therapy, workers' compensation rehab and sports medicine. With an in-house Research Department, ATI aims to improve outcomes through science, transitional research and … Read more on PR Newswire (press release) Skiff to begin consolidation talks with Mercy Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital's physical medicine and rehabilitation center. Skiff reported total net operating revenue of $ 33,952,315 for fiscal year … Read more on Newton Daily News Read ...

Tests Determine Your Risk of Falling

Tests determine your risk of falling Falls are the No. 1 cause of serious orthopedic injuries, such as hip fractures, in the elderly. As a result, fall prevention has become a health care priority. Studies show that a comprehensive medical evaluation and a fall-prevention rehabilitation … Read more on Citizens Voice Big Sid, out of the cage, now fully embraced Therapist L.J. Batson works with Sid the dog as he undergoes physical therapy at PetsWest in Aledo, Texas. Sid, who was … Nicole Oria, executive director of the veterinary board, previously told the Star-Telegram that a suspension means a … Read more on The Eagle Read more... ...