Physical therapy and occupational therapy leads to fewer hospital readmissions and lower death risk for patients with pneumonia, a new study shows.
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~4 min
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People with ACL injuries can lose up to 40% of the muscle strength in that leg. Eccentric exercises can build it back up, research in rats indicates.
May 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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A virtual reality avatar could guide patients to successfully complete physical therapy exercises in their own home.
March 2, 2020 • ~3 min
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A new type of goal-oriented therapy helps older patients recover more fully than standard occupational or physical therapy.
Aug. 2, 2019 • ~4 min
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Stroke patients who get more physical therapy are less likely to return to the hospital. Why aren't those on Medicare getting a standard amount?
April 29, 2019 • ~6 min
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More than 3.3 million patients each year return to the hospital within 90 days of discharge. Home health care may reduce the need for readmission.
April 10, 2019 • ~3 min
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The new "SpinalLog" device uses foam and sensors to let physical therapy students practice moving the spine—no patient required.
March 21, 2019 • ~2 min
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