rehabilitation medicine

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 more... ...

Beyond a Cure

...  a cure He decided to pursue a subspecialty for which there is a growing need, becoming Canada's first trained cancer physiatrist. A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in rehabilitation medicine. It's a field for which the need is growing, says Dr. Gaetan … Read more on Winnipeg Free Press Winnipeg paramedic caught in explosion 'wasn't ready to die' He has been attending physiotherapy twice a week as part of his rehabilitation. Ben Foo, Schroeder's physiotherapist, said his progress is inspiring. "I think it's really eye-opening to see how well he has recovered and the determination," said Foo. Read more on CBC.ca Read ...

Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation: Muscular Dystrophy Causes and Symptoms and Treatments for Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic, hereditary muscle diseases that cause progressive muscle weakness. Muscular dystrophy are characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue. Nine diseases including Duchenne, Becker, limb girdle, congenital, facio scapulohumeral, myotonic, oculopharyngeal, distal, and Emery-Dreifuss are always classified as Muscular dystrophy. Read more on Yoga for Muscular Dystrophy and Natural Cure for Multiple sclerosis and Migraine Treatment Principal symptoms include: 1.  Progressive Muscular weakness 2.  Poor Balance 3.  Frequent Falls 4.  Walking Difficulty 5.  Waddling Gait Read more... ...

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Begins Construction on a New $30 Million Medical Office

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic begins construction on a new million medical office … Patients will have access to physicians specializing in Audiology, Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation … Read more on The Paper Magazine Low back pain: What you need to know Every medical treatment—whether it's bed rest, physical therapy, medications, procedures or surgery—is a “bridge” that buys the body time to heal itself. Devi Nampiaparampil, M.D. (“Doctor Devi”) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of … Read more on Fox News   Read more... ...

HEALTH BRIEFS: Pizzas Aid Heart Disease Battle

...  BRIEFS: Pizzas aid heart disease battle … at Franciscan Alliance comprehensive outpatient therapy clinic at Franciscan Physician Network-St. John Health Center, 10860 Maple Lane. The clinic will focus on the treatment of functional impairments related to neurological deficits caused by … Read more on nwitimes.com Health Notes Palisades Medical Center's Rehabilitation Medicine Department, 7600 River Road, North Bergen, conducts weekly Post Rehabilitation Stroke Support Group to help improve the lives of dozens of local residents. … Outpatients recovering from the pain and … Read more on The Jersey Journal Read ...

Campaign to Spread Awareness on World Stroke Day

...  to the patients of stroke and paralysis, which not only offers medical treatment but adds lots of other therapies like physiotherapy, panchakarma, rehabilitation, speech therapy, acupuncture, play therapy among others," managing director of Parul … Read more on Times of India 350000 Pakistanis suffer from stroke every year If you have stress, habit of high salt intake and family history then you are at risk, he warned. Dr. Khaula Ashraf, Associate Consultant, Physical &Rehabilitation Medicine, SIH, discussed the importance of physiotherapy in rehabilitation of stroke … Read more on Pakistan Observer Tags: rehabilitation medicine, rehabilitation of stroke, speech therapy ...

North American Seminars Releases Its 2014 Physical Therapy Continuing

North American Seminars Releases Its 2014 Physical Therapy Continuing … In partnership with over 600 top medical facilities, North American Seminars presents over 300 live physical therapy continuing education courses throughout the world. … Stroke Rehab – An Integrated Functional Movement Approach The Female Athlete Read more on Newsday Apollo Hospitals hosts Brain Stroke Campaign in Hyderabad … stress management, smoking and alcohol cessation, diabetic management, physiotherapy, occupational and speech therapy counselling etc. The visitors at the campaign were assessed for family risk factors for brain stroke and counselled accordingly. Read more on pharmabiz.com Read more... ...