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NYC Chiropractor Keeping Runners on Track

New York, NY-Running season is in full swing, and NYC chiropractor Steven Shoshany aims to help runners keep running. Shoshany will use a combination of proven techniques to help athletes continue training. He has recently began implementing an expanded, combined approach consisting of chiropractic, ART (Active Release Techniques), Cold Laser Therapy, Graston technique and kinesiology taping to help runners stay competitive and injury free. Shoshany often combines chiropractic, and physical therapy to ...

Posted on: July 30, 2014
Pearson Announces Sensory Profile 2 Release

New York, NY-Pearson today announced the release of the Sensory Profile 2 family of clinical assessments. It is the only suite of standardized tools that evaluates a child's individual sensory processing patterns from a position of strengths, not weaknesses. Sensory Profile 2 is used by occupational therapists, school psychologists, and early childhood practitioners in schools, hospitals, and clinics to evaluate sensory processing experiences for children ages birth to 14. Sensory Profile 2 uses ...

Posted on: July 29, 2014
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Announces First Sports Specialist

ATLANTA - Kelli McLaren, Atlanta resident and University of North Georgia graduate, is the first to complete the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta sports residency program, becoming a sports certified specialist. Led by Julie Johnson, director of children's sports residency program, and a team of 19 faculty members, McLaren was the inaugural participant of the new program. The sports residency program received its accreditation from the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Programs ...

Posted on: July 29, 2014
Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team On Top of Head Injuries

Louisville, Kentucky-We've all heard about athletes sustaining concussions on the playing field; however, concussions in the workplace are among the most serious on-the-job injuries. The occupations with the highest risk of head injury are construction workers, firefighters, police officers, race car drivers, loading dock workers, and delivery personnel. Most workplace head injuries are caused by falling objects, slip and falls, malfunctioning or broken equipment, or workers who hit their heads on objects ...

Posted on: July 28, 2014
Align Networks Names Kim Radcliffe President

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Align Networks, a One Call Care Management business unit, and leading provider of workers' compensation physical medicine programs, recently announced that Kim Radcliffe, PT, MHA has been promoted to president of the business unit. Radcliffe most recently served as vice president of operations and has been with Align Networks since 2006. She is credited with the creation, development and evolution of Align Networks' clinical review program, a clinical oversight program that monitors ...

Posted on: July 28, 2014
ApexNetwork PT Announces Scroggins Addition

ApexNetwork Physical Therapy would like to introduce our newest staff addition. Laura Scroggins, PT. Laura is the new clinic manager in Gillespie, IL and is looking forward to providing physical therapy services to the community. Scroggins received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Maryville University-Saint Louis in 2001. She has a wide range of experience in the outpatient setting including pre and post-surgical orthopedics, pain management, and geriatrics. She was given the Dementia ...

Posted on: July 26, 2014
Butte School District Struggling to Fill Positions

While numerous positions are open, the Butte school district is having trouble filling specialist jobs. Occupational therapist Janet Lindh retired last year, but the district has yet to hire for the position because it pays less than the private sector and the work year is shorter due to the academic calendar. "A lot of our specialty positions are difficult to fill because our school district can't compete with the market price," said Therese McClafferty, human resources director. "We have a hard time ...

Posted on: July 25, 2014
Misericordia Names Dean of Health Sciences

Misericordia University has named Leamore Kahanov, Ed.D., A.T.C., L.A.T., as the dean of the College of Health Sciences. She began her duties July 21. Kahanov is a certified athletic trainer with a doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif. She earned a master's degree in exercise and sports sciences from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., and a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science and athletic training from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind. ...

Posted on: July 25, 2014
Casa Colina Welcomes Rehabilitation Associates Medical Group

Pomona, CA - Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation is pleased to announce today that key physicians from the renowned Rehabilitation Associates Medical Group have joined the Casa Colina healthcare team at its 20-acre hospital and rehabilitation campus in Pomona. These board certified physiatrists (doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation) are all Clinical Professors at UC Irvine and include Ann T. Vasile, M.D.; Diemha T. Hoang, M.D.; H. Richard Adams, M.D.; and Fred Batkin, M.D. ...

Posted on: July 24, 2014
Texas Physical Therapy Congratulates New Specialists

Austin, TX-Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that seven physical therapists from their Westlake, Westgate, Liberty Hill, Parmer, Balcones, and Georgetown clinics have received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) this June. Adriana Juarez, PT, DPT, OCS, Tony Lauretta, PT, DPT, OCS, Jason Brown, PT, DPT, OCS, Mark Milligan, PT, DPT, OCS, Joseph Leech, PT, DPT, OCS, and Mary Grimberg, ...

Posted on: July 24, 2014
Sonoma Valley Hospital Takes Over West County PT

Santa Rosa, Calif.-A proposal by Sonoma Valley Hospital to take over management of West County Hand and Physical Therapy Center could mean the facility could reopen as soon as September. Sonoma Valley's proposal was one of two received by the Palm Drive Health Care District, which had closed the rehabilitation facility in April. The district also closed Palm Drive Hospital because of financial troubles and declining patient rates. The other proposal came from a private company composed of former employees ...

Posted on: July 23, 2014
Terra State PTA Program Accredited

Terra State Community College recently received official word that its Physical Therapist Assistant program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). "CAPTE granted a full five-year accreditation to Terra State, the maximum length awarded to any new PTA program," said Bruce Wassung, PTA, MSPH, Assistant Professor and Director of Physical Therapist Assistant Program. "We are excited for our students and the patients and communities they will ...

Posted on: July 23, 2014
Maury Regional PT Getting People Back on Their Feet

Columbia, TN-Maury Regional Medical Center's physical therapists help get Maury County, Tennessee back on the move. MRMC was voted as having the best physical therapists in the Best of Maury County annual reader survey sponsored by The Daily Herald. MRMC offers aquatic physical therapy, fall assessment and prevention, functional capacity evaluations, hand therapy, industrial consultations, lymphedema management, orthopedic rehabilitation, pediatric therapy, spinal cord rehab, sports injury recovery, ...

Posted on: July 22, 2014
USC Clinical Exercise Research Center Sponsors First Athlete

Long before applying to the doctor of physical therapy program at USC, Jordan Perry had set a personal goal to compete in the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Little did the 27-year-old marathon runner realize his studies at the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy-and an association with faculty member Todd Schroeder-would bring his triathlon dreams to vivid life on the shores of Hawaii's big island. His journey to triathlete began during the spring 2013 semester when Perry, ...

Posted on: July 22, 2014
Arcadia Names Health Sciences Dean, PT Chair

GLENSIDE, Pa.-- Arcadia University has announced that Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named dean for its College of Health Sciences, and Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named chair of its Department of Physical Therapy. The two have a combined total of more than 36 years of service to Arcadia University in faculty and leadership positions. "Dr. Craik and Dr. McClure have demonstrated sustained excellence to Arcadia students, to the physical therapy field, and to the University," said Dr. ...

Posted on: July 21, 2014
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