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November 2010 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

Testing, Testing
by Jon Bassett
It was just supposed to be a long lunch -- step out of the office, make the 10-minute drive to the hospital's ob/gyn department, sit through the ultrasound of our 20-week-old baby, and bring back a black-and-white photostrip to pin to the wall. Maybe Read More...
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Kicking the Habit
by Danielle Bullen
Earlier this week, the FDA released a proposition called the Required Warnings for Cigarette Packages and Advertisements . This ruling will require one of nine graphic color imagines on cigarette packs and ads, depicting the harmful physical effects of Read More...
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Vision 2020
by Brian Ferrie
According to the Nov. 16 edition of PT in Motion News Now from the APTA ( http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Current_Issue#article77792 ), the organization's November Board of Directors meeting kicked off last week with a discussion of Vision Read More...
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Happy Veterans Day
by Danielle Bullen
Happy Veterans Day! Today, take a moment to reflect and honor the men and women who bravely sacrificed to make our country great. If you or your loved ones are veterans, hats off to you! Let's also take a moment to give kudos to the physical therapists Read More...
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Improved Access for Patients
by Rebecca Mayer
The services offered by outpatient rehab facilities need to be considered and revamped regularly. But when was the last time that the physical space's impact on access to care was taken into consideration? The outpatient rehabilitation center at UCLA Read More...
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Music to Your Ears
by Danielle Bullen
You may have heard about the Mozart effect, a theory that states that listening to classical music helps one’s problem solving ability. A University of Illinois study showed that music listeners enjoyed a 6.3% greater work output than those who worked Read More...
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It's dangerous on that rink
by Danielle Bullen
Can you guess the most dangerous college sport? Football? Nope. Rugby? Nada. Lacrosse? Not even close. The sport with the highest concussion rate is women's ice hockey. Surprised? According to a study by the University of North Carolina, the concussion Read More...
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