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Eye Disease and MS Association Proven in Study Results

What is reported as the “largest retrospective study” of multiple sclerosis (MS) in uveitis patients shows nearly 60% of patients with both diseases were diagnosed with each within a five-year span. The results may unlock the door to calculating the likelihood of an MS diagnosis among uveitis patients.

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Rehab is Part of Non-Surgical Multimodal Treatment for OA

Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research has published a study on multimodal treatment programs for OsteoArthritis of the knee. Arrowhead Health Centers of Arizona is home to the leading multimodal OsteoArthritis treatment program, offering patients an alternative to knee replacement and other invasive surgeries.

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Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

SwimEx Pool Aims for Affordability

The Triton could be good news to facilities exploring the market for an affordably priced therapy pool. It is the newest offering from Fall River, Mass-headquartered SwimEx Inc, to enter the commercial and residential markets with the construction qualities customers value in other SwimEx products but with a smaller price tag.

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SCIFIT Names Adam Havig to Controller Position

Commercial fitness and rehabilitation equipment manufacturer SCIFIT announces Adam Havig has taken on the role of controller for the Tulsa, Okla-based company. A media release from SCIFIT reports that Havig will manage the company’s accounting, finance, and information technology.

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Paralyzed Patients Have High Risk for Minor Stress Fractures

A recent study of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago revealed a 2% loss in leg bone mass each month, correlating with a 6.9% drop in leg bone strength. The findings suggest a decrease in mechanical strength in the legs occurs more rapidly and to a greater degree than what was previously believed.

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New Podcasts Share Tips for Compliance and Productivity

Two exclusive new podcasts produced by Rehab Management take a fresh look at the topics of compliance and clinical productivity, and offer valuable information to help clinicians better understand and manage the potential benefits—and potholes—of each area. The podcasts feature compliance expert Nancy Beckley, president of Nancy Beckley & Associates, and Ryan Flanary, PT, vice president of outpatient services and healthforce at Valir Health. Podcasts are sponsored by Clinicient.