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Radio Frequency Energy A Cure For Back Pain

A minimally invasive, nerve ablating procedure, recently cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, may give some people with chronic low back pain a new treatment option. ...
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Injectable Stem Cells Carry Microspheres To Regenerate Bones

The University of Nottingham has secured £1.2m to develop injectable stem cell-carrying materials to treat and prevent fractures caused by osteoporosis and other bone-thinning...
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Norwegian Study Suggests Most Surgical Meniscus Repairs Are Unnecessary

A recent study from the University of Oslo finds that three out of four people could avoid knee surgery with a new form of exercise therapy, with significant cost savings for ...
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New Treatment For Low Back Pain: Minimally Invasive Procedure Receives FDA Clearance

It’s the most common reason people go to their doctors – back pain. According to the National Institutes of Health, 80 percent of adults will experience low back pain some tim...
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Promising New Drug Could Help Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy

According to studies, approximately one out of every 40 individuals in the United States is a carrier of the gene responsible for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neurodegener...
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Association News Association Of Rehabilitation Nurses Responds To Office Of Inspector General’s Report: Adverse Events In Rehabilitation Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) represents more than 5,400 rehabilitation nurses and more than 13,000 Certified Registered Rehabilitation Nurses (CRRN) who work to ...
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As Number Of Patients With Chronic Critical Illness Grows, So Does Need For Long-Term Acute Care

Advances in technology have helped more patients survive acute illness and trauma, and these patients are increasingly transferred to long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). ...
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Declines Begin Earlier Than Expected Among US Adults

Physical declines begin sooner in life than typically detected, often when people are still in their 50s, according to a Duke Health study that focused on a large group of US ...
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Chronic Low Back Pain Linked To Higher Rates Of Illicit Drug Use

People living with chronic low back pain (cLBP) are more likely to use illicit drugs—including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine—compared to those without back p...
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Wrist Fractures Linked To Poor Balance In Elderly Patients

Elderly patients suffering a low energy wrist (distal radius) fracture are more likely to have difficulties with balance, placing them at risk for future injuries, according t...
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Quality Of Care In VA Health System Compares Well To Other Settings, Study Finds

The Veterans Affairs health care system generally performs better than or similar to other health care systems on providing safe and effective care to patients, according to a...
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Active Ankle Debuts New Ankle Braces

Active Ankle has debuted the Eclipse II and Eclipse I, two multi-sport rigid ankle braces with improved durability, design, comfort and mobility. The Eclipse II Rigid Multi-...
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Clinical Recommendations Provide Guidance For Physical Therapists Treating Childhood Obesity

Guidelines to help physical therapists (PTs) provide safe and effective exercise interventions for children with obesity were published in the issue of Physical Therapy (PTJ),...
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Nanotech 'Tattoo' Can Map Emotions And Monitor Muscle Activity

A new temporary "electronic tattoo" developed by Tel Aviv University that can measure the activity of muscle and nerve cells researchers is poised to revolutionize medicine, r...
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Moses Cone Hospital Has Lowest Heart Attack Readmission Rate In The Nation

"If you've been treated at a hospital for a heart attack, the last thing you want is to be readmitted for recurring symptoms or complications," says Moses Cone Hospital's Dire...
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Safe, Effective Options To Treat Pain

(Family Features) America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Sales of prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999. According to the Centers for Disease Control ...
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Study Shows Disparities In Treatment For Children With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can face a difficult road to recovery, requiring services such as physical therapy and mental health treatment for months or years...
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Lifestyle A "Refreshing" Treat From NEWS-Line

Here is a refreshing recipe for a summertime drink that will be sure to help you unwind from a long day. As our local Philly guy Will Smith, sang it “ Summer, summer, summert...
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Wearable Neuromuscular Device May Help Reduce ACL Injuries In Female Soccer Players

Using a wearable neuromuscular device can reduce the risk of ACL injury in female soccer athletes, according to new research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Societ...
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Tracking Brain Atrophy In MS Could Become Routine, Thanks To Software Developed At UB

The loss of brain tissue, called brain atrophy, is a normal part of aging, but multiple sclerosis (MS) accelerates the process. Such atrophy is a critical indicator of physica...
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Advanced Prosthetic Arm Set For Market Introduction

Mobius Bionics LLC has announced the commercial introduction of the LUKE arm, the first prosthetic arm cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration in the new product catego...
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Electric-Assist Bikes Provide Cardiovascular Benefits For Riders

A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that using an electrically-powered bicycle on a regular basis can provide riders with an effective workout while improving som...
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A Walking Miracle On 46th Street In NYC!

Same-day Total Hip Replacements are now being performed routinely by Gotham City Orthopedics' Total Joint Reconstruction Specialist, Dr. Timothy Henderson. These patients leav...
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Shriners Hospitals For Children Conducts Historic Screening Clinic To Help Children Of Haiti

A medical team from Shriners Hospitals for Children® and representatives from The Carter Center recently returned from conducting their first joint pediatric screening clinic ...
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Study Using Portable Gait Analysis System Will Evaluate Early Outcomes Of Different Hip Replacement Techniques

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement tec...
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