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Study suggests more effective speech therapy approach for children with Down syndrome Image

Study suggests more effective speech therapy approach for children with Down syndrome

February 10, 2016

A new study indicates that children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when treating patients. Read More »


Back pain? Studies advise seek PT first, says Buffalo Grove physical therapist Image

Back pain? Studies advise seek PT first, says Buffalo Grove physical therapist

February 9, 2016

A study, published last month in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), found that exercise reduced the risk of recurrent low-back pain by between 25 to 40 percent. Read More »


There’s a place for occupational therapy beyond councils and the NHS Image

There’s a place for occupational therapy beyond councils and the NHS

February 8, 2016

Non-traditional roles in homeless hostels and charities mean OTs can use their skills to help marginalised people and prevent crises. Read More »


Pursuing the Dream of Healthy Aging Image

Pursuing the Dream of Healthy Aging

February 4, 2016

As Dr. Kirkland wrote in a new book, “Aging: The Longevity Dividend”: “By targeting fundamental aging processes, it may be possible to delay, prevent, alleviate or treat the major age-related chronic disorders as a group instead of one at a time.” Read More »


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