Category Archive: News

Oct 27

New Website! Astoria Queens Physical Therapy!

Location / Contact Pappas Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, PLLC 31-35 31st Street Astoria, NY 11106 Map it Call 1-800-949-6100 for an appointment or more information. Pappas Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, PLLC is a new practice in Astoria specializing in the non-surgical treatment of neck, back and extremity pain due to auto/work related trauma and sports …

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Oct 27

New Website! Rego Park Queens Physical Therapy!

Location / Contact Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation of NY, P.C. Guatam Khakhar, M.D., FAAPMR 95-20 Queens Blvd. Rego park, NY 11374 Map it Call 1-800-949-6100 for an appointment or more information. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation of NY, P.C. is a practice in Rego Park specializing in the non-surgical treatment of neck, back and extremity pain …

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Oct 27

Therapist suggests ways to minimize sports injuries in young athletes

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Sports injuries among young athletes are reaching epidemic proportions. Participation in sports is becoming more popular among American children. More children are choosing a sport at a very young age and most are playing sports year round. Children are not miniature adults, and all of this activity does not allow time …

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Oct 27

Romo’s collarbone injury won’t need surgery to repair

IRVING, Texas — Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo doesn’t need surgery on his broken left collarbone, just time for it to heal. Romo is expected to miss six to eight weeks, which could be an eternity for the 1-5 Cowboys, after suffering the injury during the second quarter of Monday night’s loss to the Giants. Jon …

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Oct 18

National Physical Therapy Month Celebrations Under Way

October is National Physical Therapy Month, and according to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), this year’s theme is the importance of daily physical activity to prevent and combat overweight and obesity for people of all ages and abilities. “Physical therapists are committed to helping in the fight against obesity and its consequences by helping …

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Oct 18

Post-surgery therapy important to mastectomy recovery

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Billerica, Mass. — Physical therapy for patients who have undergone mastectomies can make all the difference as they return to their old lives. At New England Rehabilitation, which has outpatient offices in Billerica, therapists combines strengthening exercise with more advanced techniques to help patients who have had mastectomies regain their full range of motion following …

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Oct 12

It Pays To Keep Employees Fit

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) – Typically, wellness programs are associated with efforts to reduce health care costs and to increase productivity. Yet, the benefits of healthy workers transcend reduced health care costs, including Workers’ Compensation and lower absenteeism.  Healthy workers are less prone to injury and when injured, recover quicker than unhealthy workers.  Conversely, out-of-shape workers …

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Oct 12

October recognized as Physical Therapy Month

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October is recognized as Physical Therapy Month, and the American Physical Therapy Association offers tips to stay healthy. Teresa Schuemann, of Colorado Physical Therapy Specialists in Fort Collins, said families should be at the forefront of establishing physical activity habits. “It’s much easier for children to adopt healthy lifestyles if they see their parents making …

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Sep 28

Girls sports injury prevention workshop

GREENWICH, CT- On Tuesday, October 12, from 7-9 p.m., the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education will present a free workshop on girls sports injuries with a focus on ACL injury and stress fractures at the OGRCC, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich. Primary care sports medicine physician Gloria Cohen, MD …

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Sep 28

No Shame? Killer Cop Wants Workers’ Comp

An Illinois state trooper who killed two teenage sisters in a high-speed collision, driving 126 mph while sending e-mails and speaking to his girlfriend on his cell phone, has filed a workers’ compensation claim for injuries he says he sustained in the fatal crash. Matt Mitchell, who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and reckless driving, …

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