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Spinal Cord Injury Patients Face Many Serious Health Problems Besides Paralysis

Paralysis is just one of the many serious health problems faced by patients who suffer spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord patients also are at higher risk for cardiovascular d...
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Being A Tattoo Artist Is A Pain In The Neck, Study Finds

Getting a tattoo may hurt, but giving one is no picnic, either. That's the finding of the first study ever to directly measure the physical stresses that lead to aches and pa...
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Renowned Neurologist To Oversee Headache And Migraine Care And Research At NYU Langone

Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints. However, the nature of the condition, its many possible underlying causes and a myriad of misconceptions among caregiv...
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Bioness Receives FDA Clearance For The L300 Go System

Bioness, Inc., the leading provider of cutting-edge, clinically supported rehabilitation therapies, announced that it received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administra...
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Prosthetic Arm Technology That Detects Spinal Nerve Signals Developed By Scientists

Scientists have developed sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm that detects signals from nerves in the spinal cord. To control the prosthetic, the patient has to th...
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Brain Damage Is Not Always Damaging

Stroke is a type of lesion caused by reduced blood flow to the brain, which results in the death of some of the brain's neurons. Such lesions typically cause severe difficulti...
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The Heavier The Person, The Lower The Chance Of Getting Hospice Care Or Dying At Home, Study Finds

The heavier someone is, the less likely they are to have what many people might call a "good death," with hospice care and a chance to die at home, a new study finds. And th...
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Do Foot And Tibia Angles Affect Loading Impact Rates In Runners?

The foot and tibial angles of a rearfoot strike runner do not correlate well with loading impact rates, according to research presented this week at the Association of Academi...
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Flexpoint Sensor Systems And YouRehab Partner To Deliver Glove-Based Rehabilitation System

Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. and Switzerland-based YouRehab AG announced the continued collaboration and commercialization of "YouGrabber." The product is a key component o...
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Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate

Brain imaging enabled four severely "locked-in" patients -- all conscious and aware but unable to communicate -- to answer yes-and-no questions, researchers report. One patie...
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Saving Limbs From Diabetes Drives Ben Taub Hospital Experts

Oscar Betancourt has lived with diabetes for years. He knows letting it get out of control can affect all parts of his body, so when he noticed a sore not healing quickly on h...
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Misdiagnosed Foot, Ankle Injuries May Result In Arthritis, Chronic Pain And Disability

Front-line physicians are advised to err on the side of caution and opt for additional imaging and second opinions when diagnosing six common foot and ankle injuries. A new st...
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Joint CPA-APTA Statement: North American Collaboration To Address Opioid Epidemic

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) announce a shared commitment to helping Americans and Canadians find healthier wa...
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Product News Body Pillow Therapy™ - An All-Natural Method Of Physical Therapy During Sleep

The world is finally waking up to healing their bodies during sleep. Body Pillow Therapy™ from Earthy Pillows (formerly The Curvy Pillow Company) is a new concept in maintaini...
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Acupuncture Boosts Effectiveness Of Standard Medical Care For Chronic Pain, Depression

Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain...
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Orthopaedic Research Helps Patient Regain Mobility And Grow As A Nurse

Working as a bedside nurse requires extensive physical effort — pushing wheelchairs and beds, twisting and lifting, and long periods on your feet. Jennifer Thomas, who's been ...
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Specialized Physical Therapy Helps Teens With Scoliosis Get Ahead Of The Curve

For teens with scoliosis, a new study shows specialized physical therapy exercises can improve the curve of the spine, muscle endurance and quality of life, as researchers adv...
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Tru-D SmartUVC Added To Mission Hospital's Arsenal Of Infection Prevention Protocols

Mission Hospital, a member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health network, has added a new layer of proactive protection against the spread of infections in its facility. In addition t...
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Generating Improvement In Spinal Cord Injuries

A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all motor and sensory function below the injury site shows additional motor function improvement at 6-month...
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Brain Tumor Survivor Moves Into Next Phase Of Life Thanks To Rehab Experts

Slightly swaying side to side and front to back on a swivel board shows how far Ruben Arellano has come since the removal of a baseball-sized brain tumor. With a light hand on...
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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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