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Physical Therapist Conferences, Events, and Education

Physical Therapist Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

2014 CPTA Annual Conference
10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014
California Physical Therapy Association

The Philadelphia Meeting – Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand: with Emphasis on Trauma
03/07/2015 - 03/10/2015
Hand Rehabilitation Foundation, Jefferson Health System & Moss Rehab

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orthopedic , orthopaedic , rehabilitation , physical therapy

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Feature Story
Cover of NEWS-Line for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants

Q&A with Emil Dovan of Alatheia Prosthetics - Customizing Function, Fit and Aesthetics in Prosthetics

Emil Dovan works for Alatheia Prosthetics fabricating and fitting functional, aesthetic prosthetics for amputees. He works closely with patients and rehabilitation providers to not only educate them on prosthetic options but also to ensure the proper physical and emotional function of his clients. He holds a BS in Health & Physical Education, in 1975 from The College of New Jersey. Q: What motiva... Continue Reading

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Obesity Link To Increased Risk For Orthopedic Conditions, Surgical Complications

Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However... Continue Reading

Association Of Rehabilitation Nurses Announces Dr. JiYeon Choi As The RNF/ANF Research Grant Award Recipient

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) presents JiYeon Choi, PhD RN, with the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation (RNF)/American Nurses Foundation (ANF) Research Grant Award. RNF cosponsors this grant with ANF to offer $5,000 to a recipient who... Continue Reading

Youth Sports Injury Rates Examined In Study

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have taken an in-depth look at patterns in pediatric sports-related injuries in a new study published in the Journal of Athletic Training. The study suggests that tailoring safety regulations mo... Continue Reading

Teenage Baseball Pitchers At Risk For Permanent Shoulder Injury

Young baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at risk for a newly identified overuse injury that can impede normal shoulder development and lead to additional problems, including rotator cuff tears, according to a new study pub... Continue Reading

Wearable Sensor Interface Will Make Prosthetics More Comfortable

UT Arlington researchers have been awarded a $744,300 grant from the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthapaedic Research Program to create an adaptive interface that fits between a prosthetic and a patient's limb so that the fit and comfort of t... Continue Reading

After A Serious Accident, Motorcyclist Makes Remarkable Progress

After suffering a serious motorcycle accident and undergoing multiple surgeries, Ronald Kirchman spent 10 days in the inpatient rehab unit of Loyola University Medical Center. His left leg was amputated. He had surgery on both elbows and one eyelid.... Continue Reading

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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

Black Hills Pediatrics
Rapid City, South Dakota

Nurse Practitioner
Central West Healthcare
St Louis, Missouri

Part-Time Occupational Therapists
Fairfield County, Connecticut

Nurse Practitioner
Memorial Hospital of South Bend
South Bend, Indiana

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
The Virginian
Fairfax, Virginia

Np / Aprn
Aspenpointe Health Services
Colorado Springs, Colorado

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