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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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orthopedic , orthopaedic , rehabilitation , physical therapy

Friday, October 31, 2014

Feature Story
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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

Latest News

Getting Healthier Before Surgery Gives Patients A Jump Start On Recovery

Following a conditioning, nutritional, and relaxation program before surgery is more helpful than waiting until after surgery to rehabilitate, suggests a new study. Colorectal cancer patients who participated in a “prehabilitation” program before s... Continue Reading

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

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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

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

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

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

Speech Language Pathologist
Waukegan Public School District
Waukegan, Illinois

Speech -Language Pathologists
Mt Diablo Unified School District
Concord, California

Northridge Medical Center
Commerce, Georgia

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