Ochsner Health System and Select Medical announce that they have formed a strategic partnership to jointly open a new, 60-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital in New Orleans in 2016.
Education Resources Inc is offering a new continuing education course that it says will help enable therapists and assistants to tailor an amputee patient’s treatment from amputation surgery through prosthetic prescription.
The purpose of this document is to detail in-clinic and in-home evaluations executed by ROHO® during the research and development phase of Smart Check. These studies were performed prior to Smart Check market launch in clinical facilities. In-home evaluations were performed by wheelchair users, independent of clinical supervision.
The Amputee Coalition announces that, thanks to support from sponsors and donors, its 2015 Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp will host 115 campers as well as be extended by 1 day.
United Spinal Association announces in a news release that its VetsFirst program supports the Military and Veterans Education and Protection Act.
Researchers suggest that, in order to effectively treat pressure ulcers in patients with spinal cord injury, anti-inflammatory measures should be applied very early in their development.
Street noise is nothing new, but modern day science has learned something new about the clamor of traffic: it increases stroke risk for older adults.
The US Department of Health and Human Services emPOWER Map is an interactive online tool designed to help community health agencies and emergency management officials protect electricity-dependent Medicare beneficiaries.
Gorbel Medical, Rochester, NY, recently installed a SafeGait physical therapy device in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility at Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza in Columbus, Ohio.
Quickie 5R is built to adjust to changing user environments.
"Environmentally friendly" takes a twist with this manual mobility device from Sunrise Medical built to offer performance that adjusts to the user's environment or conditions.
A professor of physiotherapy stepped up to help Quantas airlines strengthen its reputation for safety in the air by developing a video that teaches passengers in-flight techniques to head off the threat of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the Amputee Coalition urges people to practice safety while celebrating with friends and family.
In celebration of the ADA's 25th anniversary, The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is teaming with New York City’s Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and other cultural and civic organizations to offer events for people with disabilities.
Prosthetics manufacturer Ottobock USA, together with designer of prosthetic covers UNYQ, announce that they are forming a strategic partnership to provide stylish cosmetic fairings to lower-limb amputees.
Hundreds of wheelchair athletes—all US veterans—are arriving in Dallas to participate in the 35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, taking place June 21 through 26.
Jersey, Channel Islands-based private equity firm Nordic Capital increases its investment in the mobility and services sector with its recent acquisition of Sunrise Medical, Fresno, Calif, from Equistone Partners Europe.
A 3-year follow-up to a randomized clinical trial suggests that the use of olfactory mucosa lamia propria (OLP) transplants could be a “promising and safe” way to treat spinal cord injury.
Beginning June 23, join Frank Long, editorial director of Rehab Management and Physical Therapy Products, as he speaks with Ben Wobker, PT, MSPT, CSCS, SFMAc, owner and practicing therapist at Lake Washington Physical Therapy, Kirkland.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announces that participating practices in the Independence at Home Demonstration’s first performance year saved more than $25 million while delivering high-quality patient care in the home.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that a nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in 17 districts resulted in charges against 243 individuals for their alleged participation in Medicare fraud schemes involving approximately $712 million in false billings. This includes fraudulent billings for PT and OT services, and for DME.