An NIH grant presented to investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute is intended to support Cedars-Sinai’s participation in a consortium focused on gathering and analyzing data to provide a “global view” of neuromuscular disorders.
A news release issued by the Amputee Coalition announces that the Kicking for Kids Who Can’t Kick-a-thon event is slated for October 18 at the National Mall in Washington, DC.
Using electrical stimulation, scientists at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) report that they have discovered how to control, in real-time, the way in which a paralyzed rat moves forward and how high it lifts its legs.
Physical therapy continuing education that blends Internet-based modules with “hands-on” learning provides highly effective results.
According to a news release from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), new, positive data has been released regarding a drug candidate for relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).
Freedom Innovations has announced the official launch of the Pilé 3 Microprocessor Controlled (MPC) Knee.
A bill introduced in the Senate is designed to expand “locum tenens” arrangements to include PTs, allowing for those in private practice to provide continuity of care to Medicare patients in the event of the therapist’s absence.
Jonathan D. Glass, MD, site investigator at Emory University, recently presented long-term follow-up data regarding the Phase I trial testing of Neuralstem Inc’s NSI-566 human neural stem cells in the treatment of ALS.
Combined expertise from a variety of disciplines helps shield patients at risk for pressure ulcers.
Technology options have never been better for tailoring power wheelchairs to be fun and functional.