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Physical Therapist Conferences, Events, and Education

Physical Therapist Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

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

The Philadelphia Meeting – Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand: with Emphasis on Trauma
03/07/2015 - 03/07/2015
Hand Rehabilitation Foundation, Jefferson Health System & Moss Rehab

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orthopedic , orthopaedic , rehabilitation , physical therapy
American Physical Therapy Association Releases Choosing Wisely List Of What Patients Should Question
APTA has released "Five Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question." The list was written as part of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation's...
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Fore! Avoid Golf Injuries With Three Steps
While golf doesn’t hold the same kind of injury risk as high impact sports like football or hockey, the repetitive motion and twisting of the spine can set the stage for poten...
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Muscular Dystrophy: Repair The Muscles, Not The Genetic Defect
A potential way to treat muscular dystrophy directly targets muscle repair instead of the underlying genetic defect that usually leads to the disease. Muscular dystrophies ar...
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Elderly Who Have Had Serious Falls May Show Symptoms Of Post-Traumatic Stress
Older adults who experience a serious fall may develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the days following the event. A study published in the journal Gene...
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5 Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) today released "Five Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question." The list was written as part of the American Bo...
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Delay In Age Of Walking Can Herald Muscular Dystrophy In Boys With Cognitive Delays
The timing of a toddler’s first steps is an important developmental milestone, but a slight delay in walking is typically not a cause of concern by itself. Now a duo of John...
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For Racially Diverse Patients With Disabilities, Increased Barriers To Health Care
It's well established that Americans with disabilities and those in underserved racial/ethnic groups face significant disparities in access to health care. Now, researchers ar...
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Research Improving Prognosis For Battlefield Injuries
Leg and arm injuries sustained in the battlefield are made worse when splinting devices used by military medics don't provide proper stabilization of the injured extremity. T...
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‘Rowing’ Wheelchair Is A Moving Experience
Rice University students have built a unique wheelchair for a Houston teenager who will now be able to row his way forward. Pedro, 15, a patient at Shriners Hospital for Chil...
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UofL Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Garners Significant Support
At three months of age, Emmalie Smith suffered a spinal cord injury leaving her paralyzed. Her parents, Amy and Bryce, took her to traditional physical and occupational therap...
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Better Healing For Your Achilles’ Heel
In most surgeries, damaged tissue is cleaned out before surgeons make the necessary repairs. However, a new minimally-invasive surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon actuall...
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Mandatory Policy Boosts Flu Vaccination Rates Among Healthcare Workers
Hospitals can greatly improve their flu vaccination rate among health care workers by using a mandatory employee vaccination policy, according to a Henry Ford Health System st...
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Insights Into Severe Form Of Dwarfism
A better understanding of the pathology of a severe form of dwarfism as well as a possible window of treatment have been discovered by researchers at The University of Texas H...
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In Pro Baseball Pitchers, Weak Core Linked To More Missed Days
New research suggests that professional baseball pitchers with poor core stability are more likely to miss 30 or more days in a single season because of injury than are pitche...
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Yoga Relieves Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
Paula Meltzer was only 38 when out of nowhere everything she looked at was blurry. For the single mother, who had a lucrative career as a gemologist and spent hours examining ...
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Scripps Florida Scientists Make Diseased Cells Synthesize Their Own Drug
In a new study that could ultimately lead to many new medicines, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have adapted a chemical approach t...
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Tripping Seniors On Purpose To Stop Future Falls
Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading c...
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Triathlons Forge Nurse-Patient Bond
As a triathlete, Mary Jo Harte is a great comedian. She's no Ironwoman. She'll never conquer Kona. She is 55, overweight and, until recently, hadn't been able to jump. When s...
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Student Designs A Football Video Game Adapted To People With Cerebral Palsy
Final year student in the University of Alicante's Multimedia Engineering degree Roberto Gómez has designed a football game adapted for people with cerebral palsy which is ope...
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Wii Balance Board Induces Changes In The Brains Of MS Patients
A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research publis...
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Study Of Self-Awareness In MS Has Implications For Rehabilitation
A new study of self-awareness by Kessler Foundation researchers shows that persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be able to improve their self-awareness through task-orient...
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Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels
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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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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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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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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