Tag: "therapists" at medical news
Back injury cured by engineers
...putting them at risk of further problems. Physical therapists
will need to re-educate people in the use of the normal movements if they are to protect the spine. Losing weight can help because overweight causes more strain on the spine....
Healing a painful neck
... relievers but may also refer patients to physical therapists
or manual therapists
for exercise therapy or manual treatment. The latter consists of hands-on techniques such as mobiliz...
Nurses save more lives
...ed to develop nursing plans and coordinate care by therapists
and other specialists. Licensed practical nurses (LPN) generally have a year of formal training but no degree. Nursing aides often have minimal training. In some of the most striking findings, medical patients with the greatest proportion of RN care...
A new herbal therapy to quit smoking
...one to reduce the stress of quitting, according to therapists
at Newtrition. The Ultimate Quitting Date is the...vided also help in overcoming physical addictions, therapists
say. Although the programme ends in 15 days, the person, now referred to as an ex-smoker, will be ...
Wearable Body Monitoring
... assisted living facility nurses to rehabilitation therapists
to athletes and even people in the transportation industry....
The 'lazy man's yoga"
...er." Besides moving the client into various poses, therapists
also massage acupressure points on the body. According to Thai massage practitioners, blockages in energy lines are the roots of many illnesses. They say that stimulating the flow of this energy is the key to better health and the healing of seriou...
CPR! How Effectively is it being done ?
...uers, including EMTs, nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists
and anyone else who would do CPR as part of their profession -- need to get this message: Do not hyperventilate “ and they say that one solution to the problem, might be to use a timing device during CPR that would flash a light when it’s time for th...
The Significance Of A Laugh
...ts. However, patients' physiological response when therapists
did laugh showed they felt validation of the emoti... is emotionally charged. Thus researchers say that therapists
should pay closer attention to when patients laugh during therapy and for them to explore the meanin...
Vitamin Supplements - Good, The Bad And The Ugly
...lements at the levels promoted by some alternative therapists
and celebrities, warned dietician Catherine Collin... an absence of effects." Collins also hit out at therapists
and lifestyle gurus such as Cherie Blair's mentor Carole Caplin and Dr Gillian McKeith. She accuse...
Quitting Psychotherapy Midway May Be Preventable
... reports on recent research about dropout and what therapists
can do to prevent it. Useful steps include these: Patient selection: Screening patients can help therapists
distinguish the best course of action for a patient and recognize ahead of time when a patient is mo...
Indian doctors in America help Katrina victims
... Little Rock. He said: "Everyone from respiratory therapists
to nurses to pharmacists to physicians . We used our collective skills to overcome the deficits. "We have had an outpouring of response on our appeal for help from members," AAPI president Vijay Koli said. "Some 250 doctors have already volunteered....
Web Based Psychotherapy for Depression
...r everybody and there is a shortage of trained CBT therapists
so this self-help approach might be useful for som...d not be used as a reason to evade training enough therapists
so that people experiencing mental health problems can access the treatments they need when they nee...
Are You Ill? Have A Hard Laugh!
What some Japanese newly licensed therapists
do is no laughing matter. These laughing therapists
help their patients laugh! The first 49 laughing therapists
recently passed their // examinations a...
Credentials Of Specialists Need To Be Checked
...hysiotherapists, chiropodists, speech and language therapists
and occupational therapists, but not doctors and nurses. The HPC has launched a web-based register, www.HPCheck.org, where people can check if a health professional is registered. To use the online register, the patient needs to type the name or reg...
Dance Therapy For Healing Nepal's Battered Women
...ounded a training programme in the 1960s for dance therapists
at a New York music school. Chace believed dance was a form of communication, fulfilling a basic human need. "It was amazing," said Nilufer Chaulagain, who works with the Daywalka Foundation here. "There were two mentally disturbed women among ...
Mental Hospitals Offer More Problems than Solutions
...ng professionals — such as psychologists and other therapists
— from diagnoses and treatment decisions. The lack knowledge among nurses of mental health diagnoses and their frequent unit changes leading to unfamiliarity with individual patients was also a point of concern Investigators were startled in Decembe...
Need for More Talking Therapies for Treating Depression
...London school of economics, called for 10,000 more therapists
should be trained in CBT and a network of 250 dedicated psychological centers set up. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, set up by the government to make recommendations about NHS care, propose that CBT should be the key treatm...
Eminent Doctors In UK Wants The NHS To Abandon Alternative Medicines:
...increasingly willing to send them to complementary therapists
in cases where they cannot provide treatment. Among the signatories to the letter were, Sir James Black, who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1988, Sir Keith Peters, president of the Academy of Medical Science, and, according to the Times, six f...
Are Alternative Therapies A Reliable Alternative?
...hey be prescribed to patients. The complementary therapists
have countered this opinion, that almost all complimentary treatment methods even, acupuncture, aromatherapy and reflexology have been proven for their efficiency. To quote Dr Middleton, 'Given that we now have a rigorous standard for hi-tech medic...
Silence Puts Comfort For Digestive Syndrome
...e president of the American said it's hard to find therapists
who offer it for IBS, which works better but it is expensive and time-consuming. Lackner selected 59 patients randomly to receive a 10-week government-sponsored behavior study, a clinic-based behavioral treatment. Here people learn how to cope wit...
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