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Candidates For Bionic Hand Reconstruction

Bionic hand? No longer only an image conjured by science fiction, bionic hands return functionality in cases of traumatic nerve and muscle loss. Certainly something to conside...
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Vestibular Function Declines Starting At Age 40

A new study led by researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear found that vestibular thresholds begin to double every 10 years above the age of 40, representing a decline in our ...
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First Study To Show Chair Yoga As Effective Alternative Treatment For Osteoarthritis

For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce p...
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Weather's Not To Blame For Your Aches And Pains

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis. It's long ...
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Product News The Gym Bag That Has Your Back!

A new year is the perfect opportunity to start making healthier choices. What most people do not realize, is that our everyday bags are causing misalignment of our spine. No m...
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Antidepressant Use Increases Hip Fracture Risk Among Elderly

Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern F...
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Computer Models Could Help Design Physical Therapy Regimens

After a stroke, patients typically have trouble walking and few are able to regain the gait they had before suffering a stroke. Researchers funded by the National Institute of...
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Your current issue of NEWS-Line for Physical Therapists & PTAs eMagazine is now posted!

The feature issue of NEWS-Line for Physical Therapists & PTAs magazine is now online http://www.news-line.com/online/2017OL/1701nlPTF/...
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People With Forms Of Early-Onset Parkinson's Disease May Benefit From Boosting Niacin In Diet, Research Suggests

People with certain forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease may benefit from boosting the amount of niacin in their diet, according to new research from the University of Lei...
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Older Adults With Arthritis Need Just 45 Minutes Of Activity Per Week

Older adults who suffer from arthritis need to keep moving to be functionally independent. But in an examination of a goal that is daunting for most of this aging population, ...
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Where Hospitals Send Surgery Patients To Heal Matters A Lot For Health Care Costs, Study Finds

Thousands of times a day, doctors sign the hospital discharge papers for patients who have just had surgery, and send them off to their next destination. About half of those p...
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Breakthrough In MS Treatment

In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progr...
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Nonsurgical And Surgical Treatments Provide Successful Outcomes For An Achilles Tear

A new literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) found successful outcomes for an Achilles tendon tear with either mini...
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Think Beyond The Scale For A Plethora Of Exercise Health Benefits, SLU Expert Says

Have you already faltered on your New Year’s resolution to exercise regularly in 2017? Joined a gym, but only worked out two days so far? New workout gear still neatly folded ...
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The Medical Minute: Taking Control Of Back Pain

About 80% of the population will experience at least one significant episode of back pain in their lifetime. When it happens, most people first want to know how to feel better...
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Stem Cell Therapy Trial At Sanford First Of Its Kind In US For Shoulder Injuries

The first FDA-approved clinical trial of its kind in the United States using a person’s own fat-derived adult stem cells to treat shoulder injuries is available at Sanford Hea...
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Yoga May Help Kids With Cancer – Special Issue Of Rehabilitation Oncology Highlights Physical Therapy For Pediatric Cancer

A yoga program for children with cancer can be carried out even during cancer treatment, and has quality of life (QOL) benefits for the children as well as their parents, sugg...
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Healthcare's Digital Divide Ushers In A New Year Of Patient Distrust, Black Book Consumer Survey

Black Book's national panel poll of consumers aims to judge patient adoption and acceptance of technology, as well as measure those impacts on the healthcare industry. The pat...
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Cycling In Bed Is Safe For ICU Patients: Hamilton Study

Early bicycle exercise during their stay in a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) may help some patients recover more quickly. Researchers at McMaster University and St. Josep...
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Tech Kids Unlimited Garners Google RISE Award For Promoting Computer Science And Technology To Youth With Learning Differences

Google has granted Tech Kids Unlimited (TKU) a RISE Award to support the nonprofit's efforts to empower teens with special needs to learn about, create, develop, and share the...
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Shoulder Pain Linked To Increased Heart Disease Risk

After all the lifting, hauling and wrapping, worn out gift givers may blame the season’s physical strain for any shoulder soreness they are feeling. It turns out there could b...
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National Study Documents Value Of Family-Provided Medical Care For Children

About half of US children with special health care needs -- 5.6 million children -- receive medical care from uncompensated family members worth billions of dollars, finds a l...
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For Geriatric Falls, ‘Brain Speed’ May Matter More Than Lower Limb Strength

“Why does a 30-year-old hit their foot against the curb in the parking lot and take a half step and recover, whereas a 71-year-old falls and an 82-year-old falls awkwardly and...
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Moving Toward Universal Health Care Coverage: Exploring Policy Trends In Countries Rich And Poor

The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of a series of articles exploring trends in policy and methods re...
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Gonzaga University Alumnus & Brother Raise Awareness of Diagnosed Differences

Upon graduating from Gonzaga in 2014, Jason Iloreta wanted to serve others and nearly joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Instead, Iloreta heeded a more personal calling to ret...
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