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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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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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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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Among the top 10 freelance, consulting, and part-time positions identified recently by CareerCast, occupational therapist lands at No 6.
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Clothing choices may be a trivial topic for most people. However, for those with disabilities, clothing may cause additional barriers that could prevent them from engaging in their communities.
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While visiting New York City to promote “Beakthrough Starshot,” Dr Stephen Hawking chose to use the Aquatec OceanDual shower chair for his personal hygiene needs.
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As part of Spasticity Awareness Week, United Spinal Association announces the formation of the National Spasticity Alliance to raise awareness of spasticity and to help those who are living with spasticity.
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Research and Markets’ report on the global knee and hip replacements market sees growth at 5.15% CAGR by 2021.
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A total of 56 new therapy facilities have achieved accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) in April and May.
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A study presented recently at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Conference suggests a link between performing work-related physical activity and the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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Transparency Market Research has released new report analyzing the patient handling equipment market.