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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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Related Terms:
orthopedic , orthopaedic , rehabilitation , physical therapy
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Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the US...
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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 - i...
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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 car...
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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...
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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 dis...
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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 pat...
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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 ...
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Human Skin Cells Reprogrammed As Neurons Regrow In Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries
While neurons normally fail to regenerate after spinal cord injuries, neurons formed from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) that were grafted into rats with such in...
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A Chance Hospital Encounter Sent An Engineer On An Improbable Mission
One sunny Thursday afternoon last October, Lyman Connor climbed on his bicycle and pedaled from his Roanoke, VA, home for a ride along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. He didn’t...
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New Prosthetic Arm Controlled By Neural Messages
A new design aims to identify the memory of movement in the amputee's brain in order to manipulate the prosthetic device. Controlling a prosthetic arm by just imagining a mot...
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A Shift In Thinking For Stroke Rehabilitation
With the advent of non-surgical modalities, stimulation of the brain has become a popular science and researchers must work to ensure systematic methods for consistent results...
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HSCI Researchers Identify Another Potential ALS Treatment Avenue
A series of studies begun by Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) scientists eight years ago has lead to a report published that may be a major step forward in the quest to deve...
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Poor People With Diabetes Up To 10 Times Likelier To Lose A Limb Than Wealthier Patients
It's no secret that poverty is bad for your health. Now a new UCLA study demonstrates that California diabetics who live in low-income neighborhoods are up to 10 times more li...
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Salk Scientists Uncover New Clues To Repairing An Injured Spinal Cord
Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can’t. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is—while many animals have this ability, humans don’t. But new ...
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Emerging Opportunities For Cardiac Rehabilitation In The Workplace
Through financial incentives and an emphasis on proven health outcomes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides opportunities to increase the availability of cardiac rehabilita...
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Good Outcomes With Multiple Limb Salvage After Severe Combat Injuries, Reports Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
For survivors of severe combat injuries threatening more than one limb, reconstructive surgical procedures using tissue flaps have a good record of safety and effectiveness in...
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Lack Of Rehab Programs Leaves Cardiac Patients Underserved Globally
Rehabilitation programs must become an integral part of cardiac care to significantly reduce the burden of living with heart disease, one of the most common chronic diseases a...
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Fist-Bumps, High-Fives More Hygienic Than Handshakes
A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control provides further evidence that fist-bumps are a more hygienic alternative to handshakes or high-fives in a healthcare ...
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Simple Growing Pains Or Something More?
Most people associate arthritis with aging, but the fact is, one in 1,000 children is diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. Stony Brook Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Rheumatolo...
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Life Expectancy Gains Threatened As More Older Americans Suffer From Multiple Medical Conditions
With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds t...
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New Nutrition Supplement Geared Towards Healing Post Injury/Surgery Quickly Gains Recognition Amongst Leading Medical Professionals & Patients
Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND™, a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeri...
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New Knee Implant Saves The Ligaments
A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person’s knee feel and move just like the original. During a traditional total knee replacement, the s...
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55 Percent Third-Degree Burns; 0 Handicap For Loyola Burn Patient
Once told he would never golf again, burn victim Jamie Nieto, now head pro at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, is leading the ninth annual Burn Awareness Golf Outing and si...
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How To Choose A Physical Therapist
After an injury or surgery, rehabilitation is often a critical factor on the road to recovery. Since physical therapy is usually a weekly commitment and may be for an extended...
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Robotic And Computer-Assisted Devices Struggling To Win Over Orthopedic Surgeons
While marketing drivers will continue to enhance the existing growth trend in the global computer-assisted devices space, computer-assisted and robotic surgery is expected to ...
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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

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Reno, Nevada

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University of California Davis Health System
Sacramento, CA

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Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital
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Omv Medical Corporate Headquarters
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