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Physical Therapist Conferences, Events, and Education

Physical Therapist Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

2014 Fall Conference
08/22/2014 - 08/23/2014
Alabama Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association

38th Annual UC Davis Fingers to the Toes: A Comprehensive Review of Primary Care Orthopaedics
09/19/2014 - 09/24/2014
UC Davis Health System, Office of CME, and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Healthcare Ergonomics
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014
The Back School

Healthcare Ergonomics
10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014
The Back School

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

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orthopedic , orthopaedic , rehabilitation , physical therapy

Wednesday, August 20, 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

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The Key To Saving Lives, Hands-Only CPR

Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs - is a leading cause of death. Each year, over 420,000 out-of-hospital cardiac... Continue Reading

Veteran And Wounded Warrior Care

Why emerging? With nearly 1.5 million Americans currently serving in the armed forces and 22.7 million veterans, the issue of veteran care will continue to grow. Providing care will include treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) among soldiers and hel... Continue Reading

Pregnancy Pain Focus Of Loyola Study

Aches and pains are common during pregnancy, yet many women dismiss them as a normal part of carrying a baby. An estimated 45% of pregnant women experience sciatica or pelvic girdle pain. The pelvic girdle is made up of several bones and joints in t... Continue Reading

Hundreds of Veterans Arrive in Philadelphia for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

World’s largest annual wheelchair sports event provides therapeutic sports opportunities for disabled US Veterans More than 600 of America’s best wheelchair athletes, all disabled US military Veterans, are arriving in Philadelphia, Pa., for the 34th... Continue Reading

One Out Of Five Adult Orthopaedic Trauma Patients Sought Additional Providers For Narcotic Prescriptions

"Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients. The study, "Narcotic Use and Postoperative Doctor Shopping in the Or... Continue Reading

APTA Challenges AHA Report On 'Association' Between CMT And Stroke

A recent American Heart Association (AHA) statement that cervical manipulation may "play a role" in stroke fails to consider how physical therapist (PT) clinical judgment can reduce this risk, and overlooks the fact that manipulation is associated wi... Continue Reading

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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

Assistant Plan Administrator
Wabash Memorial Hospital Association
Decatur , IL

Occupational Therapist (OT) Supervisor IV
University of California Davis Health System
Sacramento, CA

Occupational Therapist
Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital
El Dorado, Kansas

Women's Health NP
Omv Medical Corporate Headquarters
Lackland AFB, Texas

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
Renal Associates of West Michigan, P.C,
Grand Rapids, MI

Physician Assistant / Orhtopaedic Surgery
Nature Coast Orthopaedics

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