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Comprehensive cardiac rehab confers improved functional capacity, BP reduction

Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation, including education classes, may improve functional capacity and lower BP more than exercise-only cardiac rehabilitation or usual care in patients with CVD, according to a study published in Heart. “This first-ever ...

Source: Healio
Published: 16 Oct 2018

WMCHealth welcomes Chiappini as regional director of physical medicine and rehabilitation

Physiatrist Rocco A. Chiappini, MD, a specialist in restoring movement and function to people disabled by disease or injury, has joined Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) as Regional Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R ...

Source: Poughkeepsie Journal
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Groundbreaking at-home robotic rehabilitation system for stroke patients

It will be tested in the clinic at TIRR before being sent home with patients. "The research team of the physical medicine and rehabilitation department is fortunate to be a part of this project, which will make a difference and improve the quality of life ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Study: Reflexion Health Virtual Therapy System Reduces Rehab Costs

The study, which evaluated Reflexion’s system for patients after total knee replacement surgery, was conducted in conjunction with the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), part of the Duke University School of Medicine. The study determined the San ...

Source: Xconomy
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Open House set for Rehab, Sports Medicine Center

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Published: 15 Oct 2018

Study: No Evidence of EOD in 21 Retired NFL, NHL Players

The study findings, from UB’s Healthy Aging Mind Project, were published online in August before print in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation ... patients through UBMD Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Willer is the director of research for the ...

Source: Medicine Buffalo
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Allaire Rehab brings telemedicine to its patients and residents

Allaire Rehab & Nursing, a top-rated ... We are always looking to upgrade our standard of care as medicine evolves, we are excited to work with TeleHealth. With 24/7 doctor access, Allaire patients and staff no longer have to worry about medical care ...

Source: Central Jersey
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Physician, Physical Medicine and Rehab Job in Louisville, Kentucky – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Thailand keeping ‘The Beach’ of movie fame closed for rehab

BANGKOK – Authorities in Thailand said they have decided to indefinitely extend the closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie “The Beach” until it recovers from ...

Source: Medicine Hat News
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Global Women’s Health Rehabilitation Products Market: Increasing Incidences of Chronic Diseases among Women Population to Boost Industry

The global women’s health rehabilitation products market is expected to grow at growth rate of 6.1% to reach USD 4.69 billion by 2025. The global women’s health rehabilitation products market is expected to grow at growth rate of 6.1% to reach USD 4 ...

Source: Consumer Electronics Net
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Center to remain open

After an outpouring of community and employee feedback and planning for the year ahead, Frankfort Regional Medical Center said Monday it will reverse course and continue to operate its cardiac rehabilitation program. In September, the hospital revealed ...

Source: The State Journal
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Cardiac rehab uptake lagging in China

Fewer than one-third of Chinese patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) receive guidance to participate in cardiac rehabilitation, according to research presented Oct. 11 at the Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology. Another sobering ...

Published: 11 Oct 2018

'Prehab' program helps breast cancer patients combat lymphedema

Then there’s the post-surgical rehabilitation plan to consider. But a new approach at Allegheny Health Network is helping breast cancer patients do some “prehab” before surgery that will help them combat one of the biggest post-surgical problems.

Source: Observer-Reporter
Published: 13 Oct 2018

Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital ditches pool to expand therapy gym

Eleven years after it opened on Good Drive in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital has replaced its therapy pool with a new therapy gym. Leaders said the change allows them ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Expansion of dangerous dog rehabilitation and rehoming sanctuary

“I won’t stop until almost every dog has a home.” Miss Fairclough gives the dogs rehabilitation and behaviour training as well as sanctuary for life if they cannot be rehomed. Although the dogs in her care have often bitten in the past and shown ...

Source: The Press and Journal
Published: 09 Oct 2018

FMLA Leave for Chronic Health Conditions Requires Proof of Periodic Doctor’s Visits

The Pennsylvania federal court’s recent decision in Watkins v. Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh alerts us that this is not always a wise approach. In evaluating FMLA leave entitlements, verifying continuing medical treatment can ...

Source: The National Law Review
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Alzheimer’s Vigil set for Nov. 13 at Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

An Alzheimer’s Interfaith Candlelight Vigil presented by the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas. An ecumenical service will be held with clergy and music ...

Source: The Times Leader
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehabilitation Center Rehab Reunion

LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) -A local rehabilitation facility is celebrating its patients with its annual rehabilitation reunion and banquet tonight. The Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Comanche County Memorial Hospital invited current and past ...

Source: KSWO 7 News
Published: 11 Oct 2018

South Florida Integrative Health offers rehab for those affected by concussions

Specializing in the rehabilitation of injuries to both the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system, SFIH ― in most cases ― rehabilitates concussions with both neurological and physical ...

Source: Miami's Community Newspapers
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Centre gives nod for establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation in Sehore, MP

Central Government has given approval for the establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) in Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh. NIMHR will be the first of its kind in India in the area of mental health rehabilitation.

Source: Franchise India News
Published: 05 Oct 2018

Woman sues Glenshire Nursing & Rehab Center over man's pressure ulcers before his death

27 in Cook County Circuit Court against Glenshire Nursing & Rehab Center; and Oak Lawn Respiratory & Rehab, alleging, in 2014, while a resident at the facility, Stringfellow allegedly developed multiple pressure ulcers, all of which worsened in condition.

Source: Cook County Record
Published: 04 Oct 2018

West Medical Lake will be purged of fish this week

The process, known as rehabilitation in department parlance, comes after goldfish were illegally introduced to West Medical Lake – likely as live bait. The fish quickly overtook the lake’s trout population. Running north and south along the western ...

Source: SWX Right Now
Published: 07 Oct 2018

History of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Its Ethical Dimensions

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), or physiatry, is a medical specialty focused on prevention, diagnosis, rehabilitation, and therapy for patients who experience functional limitations resulting from injury, disease, or malformation. Although the ...

Published: 17 Sep 2018

Summer Quarter 2018 Time Schedule

Enrollment and status (open/closed) were accurate when this page was created (12:02 am September 25, 2018) but may have changed since then. For current enrollment and status, check the Enrollment Summary. (UW NetID required.)

Source: University of Washington
Published: 25 Sep 2018

Local health care leader lands new hospital CEO role

Encompass Health has announced a new leader at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of New Mexico. Rachelle Spencer will fill the role of CEO, bringing with her 25 years of experience in health care leadership. “Rachelle is one of the best choices for CEO ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 01 Oct 2018

Enhanced rehab doubles movement recovery after stroke

Sept. 27 (UPI) --A new therapy technique doubled the rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients compared with rehab alone, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas developed targeted plasticity therapy, which is ...

Published: 27 Sep 2018

ProHealth Care expands rehabilitation services

WAUKESHA — ProHealth Care has increased its rehabilitation services at its facilities at 17280 W. North Ave. in Brookfield and 209 W. Main St. in Waukesha, inside Avalon Square. The health care organization now offers a full range of rehabilitation ...

Published: 25 Sep 2018

Drive Forward your Cardiac Rehab Service

This interactive NHS workshop is designed to give you an opportunity to drill down into the mechanics to overcome your challenges and improve your cardiac rehabilitation service. This unique day will focus specifically on new quality standards, developing ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Giving Doctors More Say in Court-Ordered Rehab Could Lead to Longer Jail Times

Dressed in jailhouse orange, with hands and feet shackled, Jimi Ray Haynes stood up in a Santa Cruz County courtroom and pleaded guilty to a felony weapons charge. Haynes, 32, had spent the previous two weeks in jail detoxing from methamphetamine and heroin.

Source: Topix
Published: 25 Sep 2018