Jeremy Wells, JD, has been named by the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA) as its vice president of student administration for three campuses in San Marcos, Calif, St. Augustine, Fla, and Austin, Texas.
In a recent news release, Helen Hayes Hospital headquartered in West Haverstraw, NY, reports that it will be hosting a Community Health Forum in recognition of National Physical Therapy Month, November 6.
According to a news release issued by the APTA, a study from Europe indicates that in general, the self-reported quality of life (QoL) among adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) is not much different than their peers without disability; however QoL could be further enhanced by greater attention paid to pain early on.
During the summer of 2014, a group of 20 entry-level DPT students from MGH Institute of Health Professions had the opportunity to engage in a new “adapting” therapy education class, focused on teaching the next generation of therapists how they can integrate adaptive sports into their “therapy tool box.”
Effective November 1, the Amputee Coalition announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Susan Stout as president and CEO of the organization.
A news release from EZ-ACCESS, a dba of Homecare Products Inc, reports that it has expanded its team, adding David Heinz as director of sales and Dale Nash as national sales manager.
An article about the benefits and stability experienced by a Swedish arm amputee who receiveda prosthesis with a direct connection to bone, muscle, and nerve, in January 2013 has been published in the Science Translational Medicine journal.
According to two recent studies, cell transplantation may be an effective treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI).
Biomedical engineers from Drexel University’s school of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems will work with InfraScan Inc, a medical technology firm that specializes in brain injury diagnostics, to help upgrade a handheld brain scanning device used by the military in the field to assess injuries.
Research conducted by Lund University and Karolinska Institutet has reportedly pinpointed a previously unknown mechanism through which the brain is able to produce new nerve cells post-stroke.