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Physical Therapist Conferences, Events, and Education

Physical Therapist Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

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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Related Terms:
orthopedic , orthopaedic , rehabilitation , physical therapy

Friday, December 19, 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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Amputee Makes History With APL's Modular Prosthetic Limb

Baugh was in town for two weeks in June as part of an APL-funded research effort to further assess the usability of the MPL, developed over the past decade as part of the Revolutionizing Prosthetics Program. Before putting the limb system through the... Continue Reading


Thumbs-Up For Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm

A paralysed woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling the arm with a range of complex hand movements. Thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburg... Continue Reading


Making The Right Decision For Rehabilitation Care

Patients who require rehabilitation care often are discharged from the hospital after a traumatic injury or illness to one place or another without a clear understanding of why a particular setting was chosen. Because rehabilitation care is provided ... Continue Reading


Merger Changes The Way Orthopaedic Care Is Delivered In Connecticut The Orthopaedic Group partners With Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, PC To Provide An Wnmatched Continuum Of Orthopaedic Care.

The partnership of Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, PC (Connecticut Orthopaedic) and The Orthopaedic Group (TOG) has changed the orthopaedic care landscape in Connecticut. This merger is the third for Connecticut Orthopaedic in 2014 and will incr... Continue Reading


Pain Recovery Gets Simpler With The First Completely Online Physical Therapy Alternative

SimpleTherapy Inc., a New York-based company that has beta tested its online exercise therapy programs for a year, has emerged with two large health insurance companies as customers and $1.3 million in angel backing. SimpleTherapy allows each user t... Continue Reading


Hospital-Based Exercise Program Improves Quality Of Life For Adults With Arthritis, Other Muscle And Joint Conditions

It may seem counterintuitive, but exercise can be beneficial for people suffering from arthritis and other muscle and joint conditions. A new study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that older adults experienced less pain, reduced stiffness... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

St. Scholastica

YappGuru

Physician Assistant - Surgery
Desert Regional Medical Center
Palm Springs, California

-Assistant Professor, Nursing Faculty Psychiatric/Mental Health Emphasis) TENURE TRACK, Fall 2015
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Speech Language Pathologist
Community Rehabilitation Center - United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County
Lake Katrine, New York

LPN Medication Care Manager
Sunrise of Roseville
Minnesota

Physical Therapists Outpatient Services
Sky Lakes Medical Center
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Search Reopenes Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College
National

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