MemorialCare Rehabilitation Institute at Long Beach Memorial has been accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for a 3-year period for its inpatient rehabilitation program, according to a recent news release.
A growing fall prevention technology available through AvaSure has reportedly been rolled out in a wide variety of the nation’s hospitals and systems.
An American Academy of Neurology (AAN) news release states that a new treatment researchers are currently investigating for multiple sclerosis (MS), is reported to be safe and tolerable in phase I clinical trials.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that according to a recent article in co.Exist, running blades (such as those worn by Oscar Pistorious) are undergoing redesign efforts that could help more athletes participate in the Olympics. The article reports that the new design meets Olympic regulations and could be seen in the 2016 games.
According to a recent study, a balance board accessory for a popular video game console can assist patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) in reducing their risk of accidental falls.
Helen Hayes Hospital’s The Jan and Niles Davies Learning Center, in conjunction with the Stony Point and Haverstraw Town Police Departments, will host a Child Passenger Safety Seat event, featuring free seat checks, September 9.
A new multiyear agreement has been forged between Sunrise Medical, VGM Group Inc, and US Rehab, a member services organization intended to serve independent home medical equipment and complex rehab providers.
A study appearing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) suggests that middle-aged or older patients with mild or no osteoarthritis of the knee may not benefit from arthroscopic knee surgery.
Task-oriented cognitive rehabilitation may help improve self-awareness in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, according to a study conducted by Kessler Foundation researchers.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital recently announced that the NIH and NSF has awarded a portion of a $500,000, 3-year grant to Madonna’s Susan Fager, CCC-SLP, to support research encompassing the development, testing, and assessment of wireless sensors built to allow patients to control their environment, record exercises, or communicate.