An overview of current clinical considerations for treating endurance athletes who run, cycle, and swim.
Incorrect or missing data among electronic health records nearly tops the list of 10 technology hazards to patient health, compiled by ECRI Institute. Patient-handling device errors and failures ranks sixth.
National Spine & Pain Centers recently opened a new location in Cumberland, Md, headed by Ali El-Mohandes, MD. The new facility specializes in non-surgical, interventional solutions, and medication management for the treatment of pain.
Vantage Mobility International has entered into an agreement with United Services Automobile Association to make it easier for USAA members to obtain a wheelchair-accessible vehicle.
The fully revised 2nd editions of Lumbar Spinal Stabilization Floor Exercises and Cervical Spinal Stabilization Exercises were written to help improve patient technique and compliance by detailing each exercise with step-by-step instructions and high-quality color images.
A weekend of activities designed around families who have children affected by physical disabilities will take place February 8-6 at Camp Twin Lakes, Rutledge, Ga.
New program from MedRisk combines physical rehabilitation with complementary treatment for psychosocial barriers to promote return to activities for workers’ compensation cases.
Expenses associated with hospital-acquired pressure sores may be dramatically reduced as a result of a new sensor that patients can wear. Use of the device boosted compliance with hospital turn protocols to 89%, according to one report.
Staring at a handheld electronic device can exert the equivalent of 60 pounds of weight pressing onto the spine. This is a phenomena discussed in a new study in the journal Surgical Technology.
For the fourth time in 5 years, Craig Hospital has been named a winner of the 2014 NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality. The award recognizes the top-performing rehabilitation hospital that has achieved excellence in overall performance in nursing quality indicators.