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Stryker Corp. & Physiotherapy Associates to Pay U.S. $16.6 Million for Alleged False Claims to Federal Health Care Programs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker Corporation and its former outpatient therapy division, Physiotherapy Associates Inc., have agreed to pay the United States $16.6 million to settle allegations that Physiotherapy submitted false claims to Medicare an...

New acoustic absorber to improve physiotherapy ultrasound machines

Physiotherapy ultrasound machines are commonplace in medicine and sports injury treatment but limitations with current calibration equipment mean they may be producing inaccurate doses that could lead to further injury. New technology developed by scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (N...

Sports Physiotherapy Boosted by New International Qualification

Sports physiotherapists can now study online for an international-standard qualification thanks to the first course designed to meet the practice competencies set by the International Federation of Sports Physiotherapy (IFSP). The distance learning programme developed by the University of ...

Detecting early signs of osteoarthritis

...wifery and Physiotherapy. Mrs Hall, who is a lecturer in the Division of physiotherapy Education, said: "It has been shown that people who have inflammation may d... a role in its development. The team from The University of Nottingham's physiotherapy education and academic rheumatology departments aim to find out if people w...

New Jefferson study may redefine how a chronic auto-immune disease is diagnosed

...obulin (IVIg). IVIg may be used even as a first-line therapy. Immunosuppressant drug therapy may be effective in patients who fail standard therapy. physiotherapy may improve muscle strength, balance, function and mobility, and minimize the shrinkage of muscles and tendons and distortions of the joints. ...

Early Exercise Boosts Outcomes for ICU Patients

... Interrupting sedation for daily physiotherapy led to better post-discharge function, study finds...e treatment of critically ill patients... Although physiotherapy is commonly administered to patients in intensive ...ical illness in the USA, the frequency and type of physiotherapy greatly varies between the type of hospital and cl...

Quality of life survey highlights need for holistic approach in elderly residential care

...fect on quality of life and some residents said their health had deteriorated since they moved in. Important therapies were not always available. "The physiotherapy I was getting just stopped" said one participant. Other factors that affected quality of life included the physical condition and homeliness of th...

Safe exercise for migraine sufferers

...ou being confined to bed with a thumping headache and nausea then it's hardly surprising that people give it a miss," says Jane Carlsson, Professor in physiotherapy at the Sahlgrenska Academy. In the study, which is being published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Headache , some twenty migraine ...

Stroke survivors improve balance with tai chi

...chi include improved strength and cardio fitness. Group classes also provide a healthy social gathering for isolated seniors at a fraction the cost of physiotherapy or personal training. ...

Burn rehabilitation experts at UT Southwestern outline best treatments for post-burn itching

...d oral treatment to come up with the best protocol," he said. Researchers ranked the effectiveness of typical treatments using a method called the physiotherapy Evidence Database, or PEDro, score. No treatments garnered an "excellent" rating and none were found effective on all patients. Treatments categorized...
Physiotherapy in Medical Dictionary

Diathermy

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Bronchiectasis

..... Cystic fibrosis causes about half of all bronchiectasis in the United States. ... Offers facts including how is it diagnosed, living with it, physiotherapy techniques and devices, and forums available to meet other people with this disorder. Bronchiectasis is often caused by recurrent inflammation ...
Physiotherapy in Biological News

Penn researchers study the use of ultrasound for treatment of cancer

...usion and then to treat it with a continuous wave of low-level ultrasound. After three minutes of treatment at an intensity similar to what is used in physiotherapy ultrasound (about 2.5 watts), researchers observed that the tumors had little or no blood supply. "We used an ultrasound intensity higher than that ...
Physiotherapy in Biological Technology

Novel Product for the Prevention of Post-Surgical Adhesion Formation Completes Phase I Clinical Study

...ollowing flexor tendon repair surgery post-surgical adhesions lead to decreased strength and function of the affected joints, extensive post-operative physiotherapy and extended periods of sick leave. About PharmaSurgics PharmaSurgics in Sweden AB is a Gothenburg based biotech company that develops a...

MEDICA 2008 Returns in November

...al technology, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies as well as physiotherapy and orthopedic technology, communication and information technology, facili... and building technology. The exhibits will be complemented by the MEDICA physiotherapy Forum, MEDICA MEDIA (telemedicine forum), MEDICA MEET-IT (user forum for IT...
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