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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drexel University researchers suggest that the protein MeCP2 may regulate the expression of genes that modulate pain.
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.
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.
TherAssist Software LLC announces the release of version 8.1 of its TherAssist Scheduler software.
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.
Among the top 10 freelance, consulting, and part-time positions identified recently by CareerCast, occupational therapist lands at No 6.
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.
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.
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.
Research and Markets’ report on the global knee and hip replacements market sees growth at 5.15% CAGR by 2021.
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.
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).
Transparency Market Research has released new report analyzing the patient handling equipment market.