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In blast injuries the volar radial aspect of the hand is most common. Therapists are challenged to balance and respect the various stages of wound healing for each involved tissue and manage therapy accordingly.
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Ken Wheatley is the San Diego-based Challenged Athletes Foundation’s new CEO, effective immediately.
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A mobility researcher recently investigated a prototype of the WheelDrive—a wheelchair with electric motor backup.
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The 27th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Integrated Pain Management—aka, the American Academy of Pain Management—will be held September 21 – 25 in San Antonio.
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Mobility Ventures announces it will join approximately 150 disability advocates to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the mobility community during United Spinal Association’s upcoming Roll on Capitol Hill.
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Monies raised from the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) 2015 fall walk season of Moving Day, a Walk for Parkinson’s, has helped fund mission services for Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers in six communities.
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The 36th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games, taking place June 27 to July 2 in Salt Lake City, features paralyzed veteran athletes who will be competing in various adaptive sports.
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A survey sponsored by brace manufacturer Allard USA suggests that 99% of US adults with foot drop do not wear a brace that would help them to walk normally.
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Through a global partnership with Medtronic plc, the World Stroke Organization plans initiatives to educate, raise awareness, and support effective management of patients who have experienced a stroke.
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A large charitable gift from Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan will be used to support the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s (RIC) research hospital, AbilityLab.
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The DVS-Dynamic Vacuum from Ottobock, headquartered in Austin, Tex, is designed to bridge the gap between valve and Harmony socket technology for transtibial prostheses.
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Drexel University researchers suggest that the protein MeCP2 may regulate the expression of genes that modulate pain.
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BraunAbility and Permobil announce a joint research and development venture to explore ways to improve the interface between wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
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Using smartphone-enabled technology attached to garments, invented by students from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, stroke recovery could be more like a game than an arduous task.
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University of St Augustine for Health Sciences and Texas Children’s Hospital offer the seminar, “Upper Extremity Soft Tissue Mobilization for Occupational Therapy.”
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Vibra Healthcare LLC and Detroit Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan announce the opening of Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan, a long-term acute care hospital.
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Sturdy McKee, MPT, joins Clinicient Inc as senior director of client executives, to oversee the Total INSIGHT program and provide business coaching to Total INSIGHT clients.
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TherAssist Software LLC announces the release of version 8.1 of its TherAssist Scheduler software.
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Hospitalized patients who participate in a mobility program may be less likely to experience a decline in mobility post-release, according to a recent study.
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The second annual India Rehab & Care Expo is set to take place December 9-11 at Dr Prabhakar Kore Convention Centre in Bengaluru, India.