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Physical Therapist Conferences, Events, and Education

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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
Amputee Makes History With APL's Modular Prosthetic Limb
Baugh was in town for two weeks in June as part of an APL-funded research effort to further assess the usability of the MPL, developed over the past decade as part of the Revo...
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Thumbs-Up For Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm
A paralysed woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling the arm with a range of co...
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Making The Right Decision For Rehabilitation Care
Patients who require rehabilitation care often are discharged from the hospital after a traumatic injury or illness to one place or another without a clear understanding of wh...
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Merger Changes The Way Orthopaedic Care Is Delivered In Connecticut The Orthopaedic Group partners With Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, PC To Provide An Wnmatched Continuum Of Orthopaedic Care.
The partnership of Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists, PC (Connecticut Orthopaedic) and The Orthopaedic Group (TOG) has changed the orthopaedic care landscape in Connecticut....
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Pain Recovery Gets Simpler With The First Completely Online Physical Therapy Alternative
SimpleTherapy Inc., a New York-based company that has beta tested its online exercise therapy programs for a year, has emerged with two large health insurance companies as cus...
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Hospital-Based Exercise Program Improves Quality Of Life For Adults With Arthritis, Other Muscle And Joint Conditions
It may seem counterintuitive, but exercise can be beneficial for people suffering from arthritis and other muscle and joint conditions. A new study at Hospital for Special Sur...
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Drug May Help Prevent Bone Fractures In Patients On Dialysis
A drug that mimics calcium and lowers parathyroid levels may help prevent bone fractures in patients with kidney failure who are on dialysis, according to a study appearing in...
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Stop That Scalpel: Many Kids With Open Bone Breaks Can Heal Safely Without Surgery
Many children who sustain so-called open bone fractures in the forearm or lower leg can, and do, heal safely without surgery, according to the results of a small study led by ...
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How-To Exercise Pamphlet For People With MS Developed
Fatigue and pain, along with other symtoms, prevent many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from exercising. But a new how-to guide for a home-based exercise program, tested ...
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Help With Balance For People With Multiple Sclerosis
Many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) have trouble with balance and a fear of falling, which can have severe negative effects on their quality of life by keeping them away ...
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First Injectable Wireless System Offers Pain Relief For Back, Leg
Stimwave Technologies Incorporated, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in Miami Beach, Fla., has received FDA clearance to market t...
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NYU Langone Medical Center Performs First Implant of Patient-Specific Rod For Spinal Deformities In US
In early November, NYU Langone Medical Center became the first hospital in the U.S. to implant a patient with a new customized osteosynthesis rod precisely designed and manufa...
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Why Treating Shoulder Pain in Baseball Pitchers And Other Throwing Athletes is so Difficult
Despite increasing medical knowledge, treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes remains one of the most challenging tasks in sports medicine. “T...
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Stroke: Neuro-rehabilitation Helps Patients Cope With Loss Of Motor Function
The majority of patients who survive a stroke usually continue to suffer from permanent motor disorders (hemiparesis) or a linguistic handicap (aphasia). A study of the Depart...
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New National Survey Reveals The Surpising Overall Life Impact Of Joint Pain-It's More Than Physical
While many people realize joint pain that results from osteoarthritis (OA) affects physical health, a recent online survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of DePuy Synthes ...
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Breaking Through The Pain; Discovery Of New Knee Ligament Leads To Help For People With Knee Injuries
A new kind of knee surgery is providing much needed relief for patients in the greater Houston area. For many years, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions have been...
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UT Dallas Engineer Applies Robot Control Theory To Improve Prosthetic Legs
A University of Texas at Dallas professor applied robot control theory to enable powered prosthetics to dynamically respond to the wearer’s environment and help amputees walk....
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Peptide Shows Great Promise For Treating Spinal Cord Injury
Case Western Reserve scientists have developed a new chemical compound that shows extraordinary promise in restoring function lost to spinal cord injury. The compound, which t...
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Is A Brace Necessary For Spinal Fracture Healing?
Compression fractures in the spine due to osteoporosis, a common condition causing progressive bone loss and increased fracture risk, are especially common in older women. A n...
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Prompt, Appropriate Medical Care For Dislocated Shoulder Injuries
Prompt and appropriate treatment of a dislocated shoulder -- when the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) is completely knocked out of the shoulder socket (glenoid) -- can mi...
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Artificial Limbs with More Natural Movement Now within Reach
Providing Simple Neural Signals to Brain Implants Could Stand In for Body’s Own Feedback System In new research that brings natural movement by artificial limbs closer to real...
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Rethinking the Wheelchair
Global Research Innovation and Technology (GRIT), an MIT MechE spinoff started by Tish Scolnik ’10, Mario Bollini ’09 SM ’12, Benjamin Judge ’11 MEng ’12, and Assistant Profes...
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Restoring Balance After Brain Injury with Virtual Reality Tech
Kessler Foundation is the recipient of a four-year grant for nearly $3 million from the Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP) Department of Defense (DOD) ti...
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Turkey Bowl Football Games Cause Spike In Injuries
Every year around this time, Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine surgeon Dr. Pietro Tonino sees a spike in sprains, contusions, broken bones and other injuries su...
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Novel Robotic Walker Helps Patients Regain Natural Gait And Increases Productivity Of Physiotherapists
Survivors of stroke or other neurological conditions such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and Parkinson’s disease often struggle with mobility. To regain the...
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Physician Assistant - Surgery
Desert Regional Medical Center
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Assistant Professor, Nursing Faculty Psychiatric/Mental Health Emphasis) TENURE TRACK, Fall 2015
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Speech Language Pathologist
Community Rehabilitation Center - United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County
Lake Katrine, New York

LPN Medication Care Manager
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Physical Therapists Outpatient Services
Sky Lakes Medical Center
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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Search Reopenes Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

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