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“Heading” is headed for trouble: Soccer head injuries are the respecter of no one

Please take a moment to read this article on head injuries on the soccer field from HamptonRoads.com Click to read article

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Heat and exercise: Keeping cool in hot weather

Please take a moment to read this article from the Mayo Clinic on exercising in the heat. www.mayoclinic.com/health/exercise/HQ00316 Click here to read article.  

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Beware the ‘Blackberry Thumb’

Please take a moment and read this interesting article from USNews on cell phone usage and related injury. http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/articles/2008/06/15/beware-the-blackberry-thumb Click to read article.

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Memorial Day Remembrance

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being … Continue reading

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Using Telepractice to Improve Outcomes for Children and Adults With Hearing Loss

Please take a moment to read the article below from the American Speech-Language Association. Click to read article.

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ICD-10 Coding – New issue brought to light

Please take a moment to read the attached article from Media Health Leaders related to the new ICD-10 coding system.  The new system indicates that there is a much higher fatal fall rate among seniors than previously thought.  It is a … Continue reading

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Friday Friday Friday!!!

The staff at VBT would like to wish all of our readers a great weekend!  Take some time to enjoy the beautiful weather and don’t forget to do something special for the mothers and grandmothers in your life!   Mothers … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Affects 1 in 8 Americans

According to Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the country and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Can Help Alleviate Lower Back Pain

Please take a moment to read the article below from the APTA.   It discusses the benefits of physical therapy in treating and preventing lower back pain. Click here to read article

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A great article from Cyber PT!

Please take a moment to read the article below.  It is filled with great information! Click here to read.

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