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Boulder Daily Camera
Can alternative therapies improve scoliosis?the spine, affects about 2 to 3 percent of the population, or about 6 to 9 mill
Can alternative therapies improve scoliosis?
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 2 days ago
the spine, affects about 2 to 3 percent of the population, or about 6 to 9 million people in the country, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Manley knew she had to do something, but she says she couldn't swallow the... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Torturing of Mentally Ill Prisonerswere far more qualified than she was to determine how to maintain order. At a
The Torturing of Mentally Ill Prisoners
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
were far more qualified than she was to determine how to maintain order. At a morning staff meeting in June, 2011, a psychotherapist at Dade named George Mallinckrodt aired a different view. The previous day, Mallinckrodt announced, an inmate had... Read more
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Slate
These Women Went to Christian Counseling Centers for Help. That’s Not What They Found.for an eating disorder. While there, she said she’d dreamed that her grandmothe
These Women Went to Christian Counseling Centers for Help. That’s Not What They Found.
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
for an eating disorder. While there, she said she’d dreamed that her grandmother’s boyfriend had molested her. “Christina’s therapist told her that dreams were God’s way of showing hidden trauma,” her mother says. After graduation she moved in with... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsMassage therapist joins Dr. Mel Youngs Wellness Spa Dr. Mel Youngs, D.C., P.A
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 7 days ago
Massage therapist joins Dr. Mel Youngs Wellness Spa Dr. Mel Youngs, D.C., P.A., has announced one of the newest additions to her healthcare team, Melanie Aguila, a licensed massage therapist. Aguila has been a massage therapist for over 12 years... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 21, 2016from YMCA, NAMI, UNC Community Health Program, APPRISE Medicare Counseling, nut
Community Events Listings, April 21, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
from YMCA, NAMI, UNC Community Health Program, APPRISE Medicare Counseling, nutritionist Maris­sa Puleo, RDN, LDN; and physical therapist Chandra Dombroski, DPT. Dunmore Flea market: Keystone Chap­ter UNICO National semi-annual flea... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Two WKCTC students named to the All-USA Academic Teamrepresentative, was also recently named a prestigious New Century Scholar, rece
Two WKCTC students named to the All-USA Academic Team
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
representative, was also recently named a prestigious New Century Scholar, receiving a $2,000 scholarship during the American Association of Community Colleges Convention. "I am humbled and honored to have been selected the All-USA Academic... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Two WKCTC students named to the All-USA Academic Teamrepresentative, was also recently named a prestigious New Century Scholar, rece
Two WKCTC students named to the All-USA Academic Team
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
representative, was also recently named a prestigious New Century Scholar, receiving a $2,000 scholarship during the American Association of Community Colleges Convention. "I am humbled and honored to have been selected the All-USA Academic... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
The very real and present danger of child abuseway into adulthood, requiring them to make an extra effort to heal and grieve f
The very real and present danger of child abuse
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
way into adulthood, requiring them to make an extra effort to heal and grieve from their painful wounds. According to the American Humane Association, about 3.3 million cases of child abuse, neglect or maltreatment were received by social services... Read more
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Mashable
Device claims to 'turn off' cramps: Hoax or hope?It promises to "shut off" menstrual cramps through electrical impulses. If you
Device claims to 'turn off' cramps: Hoax or hope?
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
It promises to "shut off" menstrual cramps through electrical impulses. If you have ever received electric therapy from a physical therapist or a chiropractor, you'll be familiar with this method. Livia was designed to stop the pain receptors from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Gym geriatrics66, a nine-year veteran of the personal training business, who is certified thr
Gym geriatrics
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
66, a nine-year veteran of the personal training business, who is certified through the National Exercise Trainers Association. Given his professional demeanor and the smattering of gray in his hair, Thompson is the trainer of choice at... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Bulletin Board | April 17, 2016Thursday, April 21 meeting. If necessary, elections will be held on Thursday, M
Bulletin Board | April 17, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday, April 21 meeting. If necessary, elections will be held on Thursday, May 5 from noon to 7 p.m. • The ST. CHARLES AMERICAN LEGION POST 468 meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall, St. Charles. •The... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center northshire campus to offer physical therapyMANCHESTER >> Now available at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center No
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center northshire campus to offer physical therapy
Bennington Banner / Posted 15 days ago
MANCHESTER >> Now available at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Northshire Campus is a physical therapy service three days a week from Holly McKenzie, who is the primary physical therapy team leader for the hospital. Whether distance or... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Kids and Developmental Milestones: Gross Motor Skillspart of your child’s gross motor skill development, and it all starts with “tum
Kids and Developmental Milestones: Gross Motor Skills
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 16 days ago
part of your child’s gross motor skill development, and it all starts with “tummy time.” Tummy time is the foundation for physical gross motor skills because it allows babies to start building head and trunk control. This trunk control is what... Read more
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Daily Record
Local trio to compete at wrestling Olympic Trialscompeting against some of the best women in the country at King University, whi
Local trio to compete at wrestling Olympic Trials
Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
competing against some of the best women in the country at King University, which has won the Women's Collegiate Wrestling Association title three straight times. Hopatcong alumnus Zach Rey will make his second trip to the trials this weekend. He... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarPeter White Public Library Shiras room, 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318 Marquette County Quilters Association - meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the community room lower level of Peter White Library... Read more
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The New Yorker
Better, Faster, Strongerrate. Similarly, his latest book, “The 4-Hour Body,” speaks to the peculiar obs
Better, Faster, Stronger
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
rate. Similarly, his latest book, “The 4-Hour Body,” speaks to the peculiar obsessions and insecurities of the young American male. Ferriss tells readers how they might lose twenty pounds in thirty days without exercise—eggs, spinach, and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Despite Opioid Disaster, Feds Continue to Ignore Alternative Pain Treatmentsthese recommendations are highly controversial, the reality, acknowledged in th
Despite Opioid Disaster, Feds Continue to Ignore Alternative Pain Treatments
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
these recommendations are highly controversial, the reality, acknowledged in the recommendations, is that millions of Americans, many using the medications for pain as prescribed, have become addicted and 169,000 have died. At the same time,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New Florida law expands patients' access to physical therapistsPatients now have greater access to physical therapists without having to get a
New Florida law expands patients' access to physical therapists
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Patients now have greater access to physical therapists without having to get a doctor's prescription, thanks to a new state law. Patients in Florida have been able to go to physical therapists without a doctor's prescription since the early 1990s,... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Kids get help on horsebackEach week, children travel to the Camelot Therapeutic Riding Center, where Meli
Kids get help on horseback
Tribune Chronicle / Posted a month ago
Each week, children travel to the Camelot Therapeutic Riding Center, where Melissa Pucak, a therapist training to be a hippotherapist, provides the therapy while the children are on horses. Hippotherapy is a physical, occupational or speech and... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Gadsden State recognizes Athletic Training Awareness Monthand rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. They collaborate with ph
Gadsden State recognizes Athletic Training Awareness Month
The Gadsden Times / Posted 1 months ago
and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. They collaborate with physicians and are recognized by the American Medical Association as health-care professionals. Aspiring athletic trainers can start their career path at Gadsden... Read more

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