News tagged with rehabilitation sciences
Depression is common in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and has been linked with disease severity and impaired quality of life. Now, for the first time, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Wearing a knee brace has been shown to "significantly improve the pain and symptoms" of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Shoes (or shoe-sock combinations) that do not give you blisters, shaving that doesn't cause burning cheeks, clothes that don't itch, coffee cups that won't slip out of your hands, telephone touch screens that you use with ...
Other Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A non-robotic device that helps stroke survivors regain upper limb movement is expected to be commercially available in Australia within the next 12 months.
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—After sustaining a concussion, when can an athlete safely return to play? That's the primary question for professional and amateur athletes alike.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As students of all ages load up their backpacks for the school year, they may be on their way to creating bad posture habits and increasing their risk for pain.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research developed by The University of Queensland is set to change the future treatment of speech problems associated with stroke and Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers looking into the value of adapted yoga for stroke rehabilitation report that after an eight-week program, study participants demonstrated improved balance and flexibility, a stronger and faster gait, and increased ...
Health May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke patients receiving in-patient rehabilitation are more likely to land back in the hospital within three months if they are functioning poorly, show signs of depression and lack social support according to researchers ...
Health Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which affects about 250,000 Americans every year.
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The treatment for moderate-to-severe memory impairment could one day include a prescription for a smartphone.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Magnetic stimulation of the brain could help improve language skills of stroke survivors with aphasia, according to research by The University of Queensland.
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Playing computer-based physical therapy games can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their gait and balance, according to a new pilot study led by the UCSF School of Nursing and Red Hill Studios, a California serious ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A successful new rehabilitation approach to treating children with cerebral palsy puts its focus on where a child lives and plays, not just improving the child's balance, posture and movement skills.
Neuroscience Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Hip strengthening exercises performed by female runners not only significantly reduced patellofemoral pain -- a common knee pain experienced by runners -- but they also improved the runners' gaits, according to Indiana University ...
Health Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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