Navigation Links
Physiotherapy in Medical News

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

...binates Hypertrophy - How Long ... Diathermy - Definition of Diathermy at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... Diathermy . Therapeutic physiotherapy Centers. Alexandria & Leesburg 866-894-9316 ... Information about diathermy in the free online English dictionary and ... diathermy ... d...

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...
Other Tags
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group ... resulting in a high level of drug use among teenagers. ... fight against drug addiction and work to minimize drug abuse. ... of alcohol and drug addiction in history. According to the ... estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older—or 9.2 percent ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... The regional economy is about to get a ... grow again. The plant will invest $100 million ... production of the popular Highlander midsize sport utility vehicle. ... $4 billion. This step allows Toyota to utilize existing ... adjust its product mix to meet changing customer demand. ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted ... urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary ... alert was simplified, the rate of improvement dramatically ... their patients need urinary catheters in the first ... need for catheters that have not been removed ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans know little ... the possibility of an outbreak in the United States, a ... they are worried that there will be a major Ebola ... they or an immediate family member will get sick with ... latest Harvard School of Public Health poll. However, those ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Millennium Treatment Group, a drug ... recently launched a new website. Patients, parents, loved ... now find Millennium Treatment Group at http://www.millenniumtreatmentgroup.com ... at the beginning of July. Everything anyone would ... found on the website. There’s an About Us ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Sees Increase in Marijuana Use Among Youth 2Health News:Toyota Indiana Adding 300 Jobs to Build More Highlanders 2Health News:Penn study: Electronic alerts significantly reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections 2Health News:Penn study: Electronic alerts significantly reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections 3Health News:Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey 2Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Has a New Website 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... A study recently published in the journal ... shows a new role for the protein adenomatous polyposis ... cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. , Lead ... Molecular Biosciences and co-leader of the Cancer Biology program ... part of her career trying to understand the various ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has ... consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate ... and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery. ... and research faculty from Louisiana Tech,s biomedical ... create filament extruders that can make medical-quality ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... a novel and versatile modeling strategy to simulate polyelectrolyte ... as well as for studying polyelectrolytes, including DNA and ... much larger and more complex polyelectrolyte systems, and to ... author of a paper on the work and a ... and Engineering. "This is a big step forward for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Research offers insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer 2Research offers insight into cellular biology of colorectal cancer 3Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants 2Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants 3Researchers develop models to study polyelectrolytes, including DNA and RNA 2
Other Contents