Heart Disease Prevention

CDC: 200,000 Cardiac Diseases are PREVENTABLE each year

America’s greatest problem is not about the cure for the diseases. Rather, its lies within how the medical professionals educate their patients with the prevention of lifestyle diseases. It is quite sad to note that physicians only spend at most 5 minutes per visit with the patient and most of ...
Cancer

How Exercise Can Positively Affect Your Cancer

A study was conducted by by CDC and NCI regarding the positive effects of exercise to a patient with cancer. It was a very good start for people to start thinking of performing some physical activity in order to avoid or lessen the effects of cancer. Not only that exercise is a good way to be healthy, ...
Home Health Care

Report : Medicare Cuts Will Affect Home Health Care

Home health industry leaders gathered today for a teleconference to discuss the alarming impacts of a rule that would bring Medicare payment cuts to tally nearly $100 billion in the coming years. The proposed rebasing rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) looks to cut Medicare ...
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Philippine Physical Therapist Licensure Examination Results August 2013

Below is the complete list of successful examinees for the Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist LicensureExamination held last August3 & 4, 2013: The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 355 out of 679 passed thePhysical Therapist Licensure Examination and ...
Webinar Series from SPD Foundation

Webinar Series from SPD Foundation

Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR and Sarah A. Schoen, PhD, OTR explain how assessments are selected for identification, treatment planning and measuring progress of children with developmental concerns. This three-part series is the first of many to come that focus on the flow from assessment to development ...
Obesity Epidemic

Obesity Epidemic and How It Impacts Specialty Care

Obesity is an epidemic. It does not only affect a person’s physical appearance but also affects his or her overall health-related quality of life. It creates a complexity for doctors during surgeries and it also slows down the healing time. The article below is taken from AAOS.org, “Obesity ...
Speech Language Pathologist Therapist CEU

Swallowing and Feeding Disorders Workshops in 2014

Reposting for Therapy Resources LLP… Level 1 – A Three Part Treatment Plan For Oral Placement & Feeding Skill Development Date: 23 & 24 April 2014 (Wed/Thu) Speaker: Ms Renee Roy Hills Learn why feeding is important to an Oral Placement Therapy Program as well as techniques to improve the ...
Traumatic Brain Injury MRI

Allied Health Professionals Introduction to Diagnostics: X-ray and MRI (Module 1)

When & Where June 30, 2013 (1-5PM) Basilo-Valdez Hall Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Manila Course Objectives At the end of the seminar, participants will be able to: 1. To describe the features of commonly used diagnostic procedures such as X-ray & MRI 2. To describe the details of a normal result ...
Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

Philippine Physical Therapist Licensure Examination Results February 2013

Below is the complete list of successful examinees for the Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination held last February 3 & 4, 2013: The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 285 out of 579 passed thePhysical Therapist Licensure Examination and 32 out ...
Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain Concussion Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications

Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain Concussion Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications

A brain concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that alters the way your brain functions. The effects are usually temporary, but can include problems with headache, concentration, memory, judgment, balance and coordination. It can also be deadly if it happens often enough. Although brain concussions ...
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