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Hands-on physical therapy effective for common shoulder conditions

Only few studies have evaluated this treatment for these patients Shoulder problems are one of the more common issues that affect the musculoskeletal system, as its prevalence in the general population has been reported as high as 4.8%. The most common shoulder condition that causes pain is shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS), which often results from
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Younger patients continue to have impairments after ACL surgery

Increase in number of surgeries has led to increase in need for effective rehabilitation The number of injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in younger patients whose bodies have not yet fully matured seems to be rising. In some cases, these patients are treated with a surgical procedure called ACL reconstruction. With more young
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Physical Therapy Assistant Job Opportunities

Rehab Associates of Central Virginia is seeking passionate Physical Therapy Assistants for our Bedford, VA, Amherst, VA, and Lynchburg, VA clinics. Rehab Associates was most recently named Advance Magazine’s National Physical Therapy Practice of the Year. We offer excellent benefits, generous continuing education opportunities, paid VPTA/APTA memberships, professional development and advancement opportunities for top candidates.
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INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?

Full-time Physical Therapy Technicians – Amherst, Forest & Rustburg Clinics Physical Therapy Technicians work directly with patients while assisting Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Qualified candidates would be energetic, dependable and eager to help patients through their rehab process. A background in exercise science or health promotion is beneficial. Full-time RACV employees are eligible
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More use of PT linked with less back pain in older adults

Back pain is prevalent and reduces quality of life in population Back pain is a prevalent condition in the entire population, as 80% of people will experience it at least once. It’s particularly common in older adults, and up to 33% of individuals over the age of 65 experience it regularly, which limits their abilities
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Balance-training program leads to improvements with osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can have numerous negative effects and increase risk of falling Falls and resulting injuries are one of the most common causes of disability, reduced functioning, and lower quality of life in older adults. Unfortunately, as people age, the fear of falling usually increases as walking speed, balance, and physical function all tend to decrease.
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Impact Magazine Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association

Impact Magazine March 3, 2015 http://www.ppsimpact.org/joshua-bailey-pt-dpt-ocs-cscs/ Joshua Bailey, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS Joshua Bailey, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS CPED PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER. Practice location: Rehab Associates of Central Virginia, Lynchburg, Virginia, and surrounding communities. Practice specifics: We have 11 clinics and a business center. The practice employs 110 people and has been in
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PT Pub Night

Local Physical Therapy Professionals to host PT Pub Night™ in Lynchburg Lynchburg, VA — As part of a national movement to facilitate relationships that improve the physical therapy profession, physical therapy professionals in the Blue Ridge Region will gather during a local PT Pub Night™ event at Neighbors Place on January 19th 2015 at 7:30
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Rehab firm experiences success with business model change

from News and Advance Sunday, December 21, 2014 By Amy Trent Joshua Bailey had always known that Mary Wallman, a certified vestibular specialist, was good. Now he has the numbers to prove it and the tools to market Wallman and the other therapists at Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia. Bailey, president and CEO of Rehabilitation
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Honorable Mention for Advance Magazine Practice of the Year 2014

Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia, Lynchburg, Va. – Headquartered in Lynchburg, Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia (RACVA) has leveraged the mantra of going above and beyond to create a superior patient and clinician experience. “As we have expanded to 11 practices, that cover over 100 square miles, a common thread that binds us together is
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