traumatic brain injuries

Martin County Support Groups, Updated Jan. 9

Martin County Support Groups, updated Jan. 9 Stroke/Aphasia: Communication and cognitive exercises for stroke survivors, support for caregivers. 10 a.m.-noon. Hobe Sound Community Presbyterian Church, 11933 S.E. Juno Crescent, Hobe Sound. 772-223-4936; [email protected] Friday … Read more on TCPalm Lifecoach: what's the best piece of home gym equipment? You can adjust the resistance and focus on the drive part of the stroke, emphasising the legs or arms only if you prefer. Many schools in the UK use these machines as they are suitable for a wide age range, and different levels of fitness. They also … Read more on Telegraph.co.uk Read more... ...

IOM Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates

IOM Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates Filed under: department of physical medicine and rehabilitation Michael L. Boninger, M.D., professor and chair, department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and director, UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh. Nancy M. Bonini, Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes … Read more on Equities.com   Treatments for back pain put pressure on pocketbooks Filed under: department of physical medicine and rehabilitation “We still have a back pain problem,” said Megan Cortazzo, a UPMC pain management physician and vice clinical chairwoman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh. “I can't say we've conquered the problem. Read more on Tribune-Review Read more... ...

Treatment for Stroke Patients: Effective Treatments for Post Stroke Recovery

Medical research and clinical studies are vital to aiding in the prevention and curing of diseases. While not every health issue can be cured, many strides have been made in the medical field involving more effective recovery treatments for stroke patients. Once a patient is diagnosed with some form of traumatic brain injury due to stroke, they are monitored, treated to try to help prevent another brain attack and scheduled for rehabilitation which can range from outpatient to inpatient rehabilitation services depending on the severity of the attack. Due to research and clinical studies, more effective treatments have been discovered and used to help patients recover faster and regain the use or at least partial use of the affected areas of the body from strokes. Read more... ...

Obesity Rehab Centers

...  three or more of the following risk factors: abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, low HDL Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children were excluded if they had a previous major illness, including … View This Document PowerPoint PresentationThis group was compared to the entire population of patients admitted to the same rehabilitation center without morbid obesity as a diagnosis code. All rehab impairment groups were examined, including orthopedic diagnoses, stroke, traumatic brain injuries, multiple trauma, amputations, spinal cord … Doc Viewer Read ...