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Love Bottle: A Friend to The Environment Product News

On a mission to reduce the use of single use plastic, Love Bottle is a friend to the environment and a positive voice for change! Not only is this a gift for that special some...
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Simulated Horseback Riding Helpful In Treating Children With Cerebral Palsy

Robotically assisted hippotherapy, a type of therapy that simulates the repetitive and rhythmic movement of a horse, has the potential to improve trunk control and quality of ...
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Infection Outbreaks At Hospitals Could Be Reduced By Copper-Coated Uniforms

Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses, su...
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Tissue Paper Sensors Show Promise For Health Care, Entertainment, Robotics

University of Washington engineers have turned tissue paper - similar to toilet tissue - into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and othe...
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Video Games To Improve Mobility After A Stroke

The victims of cerebral infarcts that lose a part of the mobility of their body undergo physiotherapy treatments, while the therapies based on the training of attention are re...
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'Intellicane' Could One Day Help Flag Gait Problems, Falling Risks More Quickly

Feeling a little unsteady and don’t know why? A pair of Vanderbilt University engineers have developed an instrumented cane that not only provides added support, but can also...
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Johns Hopkins Brings Therapy Dogs Into ICU

In an editorial that draws on results of previously published studies and experiences in their medical intensive care unit (ICU), a team of Johns Hopkins Medicine professional...
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How Post-Acute Care Facilities Can Increase Revenue, Improve Outcomes, And Save Money Leveraging Smart Sensors

Post-acute care facilities are faced with an increasingly competitive market that requires facilities to set themselves apart with higher quality resident care but also improv...
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Arm Exercise Improves Walking Ability After Stroke

A new study shows that arm exercises may improve walking ability months and even years after having a stroke. The study, the first to test the influence of arm training on pos...
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Children With Disabilities In West Africa Experience Violence From The Day They Are Born

Disabled children in West Africa experience significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers and all experience violence from they day they are born, finds a study...
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Study Shows Adherence To Physical Therapy Program For Low Back Pain Can Reduce Overall Medicare Spend

The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today released study findings showing that lower back pain patients who adhere to a standard physical therapy ...
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Balance Exercises May Help People With Multiple Sclerosis

A special program that involves balance and eye movement exercises may help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) with their balance problems and fatigue, according to a study p...
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Indoor, Kid-Approved Activities To Fight Off Cabin Fever & Winter Blues!

How about Strawbees!? A simple concept of straws and connectors, but a limitless opportunity for kids, or inventor of any age really, to bring their building dreams to life! ...
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Occupational Therapy Improves Health, Quality Of Life Of Young Adults With Diabetes

New results from a University of Southern California-led research study demonstrates the distinct value of occupational therapy for improving the health and quality of life of...
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Jefferson Health And Magee Rehabilitation Combine, Strengthening Patients' Path To Independence

Jefferson Health and Magee Rehabilitation announced today that they are embarking on the next chapter of their decades-long clinical partnership by combining their organizati...
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Robots To The Rescue

The inaugural [email protected] Competition 2017 saw 12 teams of NUS students developing innovative robotic aids for the elderly and the disabled, with the results announced on 8 Jan...
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People With Prosthetic Arms Less Affected By Common Illusion

People with prosthetic arms or hands do not experience the "size-weight illusion" as strongly as other people, new research shows. The size-weight illusion, which affects abo...
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AOTA Convenes Experts To Discuss Coding And Reimbursement Policy Strategies

In an effort to ensure that the full scope of occupational therapy services are accurately represented in coding and documentation policies, the American Occupational Therapy ...
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Potential Brain-Machine Interface For Hand Paralysis

A brain-machine interface that combines brain stimulation with a robotic device controlling hand movement increases the output of pathways connecting the brain and spinal cord...
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AOTA Continues Work Toward Permanent Repeal of Therapy Cap Legislation

With the previous patch on the Outpatient Medicare Therapy Cap expiring on December 31, 2017, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is working harder than ever ...
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Cooling Glove Developed By Stanford Researchers Helps Athletes And Patients

A cooling device that has been improving strength and endurance in mostly male athletes for 15 years is finding new uses in helping people with multiple sclerosis live normal ...
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Artificial Muscles Power Up With New Gel-Based Robotics

Scientists are one step closer to artificial muscles. Orthotics have come a long way since their initial wood and strap designs, yet innovation lapsed when it came to compensa...
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Occupational Therapy May Have The Potential To Slow Down Functional Decline And Reduce Behavioral Troubles

A French observational study in real life showed that dementia patients benefiting from occupational therapy sessions report relevant clinical benefits over the intervention p...
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California Physical Therapists Support Safety For Athletes But Not AB 1510 Legislation

In February 2017, Assembly Bill (AB) 1510 was introduced by Assemblymember Matt Dababneh, D-Woodland Hills, providing for the licensure of athletic trainers to decrease misrep...
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Exercises For Perfect Posture

Exercises for Perfect Posture is the complete guide to achieving healthy posture, providing everything from fitness programs and exercises designed to realign the spine and st...
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Occupational Therapist Jobs

PT, OT, SLP's Pediatric Home Health Positions Available (FT/PT/PRN)

National Nursing & Rehab

Evelyn J. Mackin Fellowship in Hand Therapy

Hand Rehabilitation Foundation
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Occupational Therapist - Fee for Service I/DD Opportunity

Shield Institute
Flushing, New York

ARC of Genesee Orleans Rainbow Preschool Positions Available Special Education Teacher, Supervising Speech Pathologist, Speech Therapists/Pathologist, Supervising Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist

The ARC of Genesee Orleans
New York

Evelyn J. Mackin Fellowship in Hand Therapy

Hand Rehabilitation Foundation
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Full Time OTs, PTs & SLPs

Northwest, Connecticut

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