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News, presentations, and more from PM&R

Pilot Project Could Pry Open PT Doors

When Geoff Klein was a physical therapist in private practice in Boulder in 2009 and 2010, about 20 percent of his patients came to him without a referral from a physician.

Rehab Specialists Take Time for Patients

Top therapists at University of Colorado Hospital’s Rehabilitation Medicine Department are using those 240 minutes to benefit patients, students, colleagues, and also themselves.

A Big "Plus" for Hospital's Spine Program

The University of Colorado Hospital’s spine surgery program is the only one in Colorado to earn the top rating of one of the state’s largest insurers.

Introducing the new DFA - Jonathan Radin

Introducing the new Director of Finance and Administration for the University of Colorado Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Lab Uses 3D Printing in Making Prosthetics

The three-dimensional printing that's being touted as the wave-of-the-future is already much a reality in a laboratory at the University of Colorado at Denver. A biomedical lab is fabricating metal parts for prosthetic hands, using a 3D printing process.

Highlands Ranch Woman Sympathizes with Boston Bomb Blast Victims

A Highlands Ranch woman knows the pain victims of the Boston bomb blasts feel who are suddenly faced with the loss of limbs. “Hers resonates with the Boston tragedy...” says Dr. Matt Godleski, (a) rehabilitation doctor at University of Colorado Hospital.

Market for ATP Growing

Assistive technology research and commercialization needs to greatly speed up because the demand for devices to help people with disabilities and the elderly is poised to explode as the population ages.

ATP Education Roundtable

When a parent of a dyslexic boy explained how her son's academic scores dramatically improved when he began using a software program that converts the spoken word into text, a federal official wanted the story heard at the highest levels of government.

Brooks: 'P-Rich' Steps Up Rehab, Eyes Target Date

Paul Richardson has embarked on an intensified five-week rehab regimen that could return the junior receiver to the Colorado lineup before the Buffs get deep into Pac-12 Conference play.

CU Buffs' Paul Richardson on Fast Track to Recovery

University of Colorado Buffaloes junior wide receiver Paul Richardson, was pretty certain that he had sustained a cruel injury to his left knee during an element non-contact special teams drill on April 9, 2012.

Former Olympian Trades Shot-Put for Physiatry

CU Sports Medicine physiatrist Dr. Deborah Saint-Phard shares her experience of participating in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

Can Women Athletes Prevent Knee Injuries?

Interestingly, women are more prone to injury than men. ACL injuries occur with a four to six fold greater incidence in female compared to male athletes playing the same high-risk sports.

Parkinson's Disease - How Much Exercise Improves Symptoms?

Dr. Margret Schenkman is co-leading a study to assess the benefits of aerobic exercise in controlling symptoms in individuals recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Accessible Electronics: Use-Ability Partners Lab

Greg McGrew of Assistive Technology Partners' Use-Ability Partners Lab

Greg McGrew of ATP's Use-Ability Partners Lab discusses how his group tests the usability and durability of products used by people with disabilities.

Hayes collaborates on remote infant hearing loss testing in Guam

Teleaudiology project between Bill Daniels Center for Childhood Hearing and University of Guam

Remote diagnostic testing of infant hearing loss on the island of Guam is becoming a reality, thanks to the collaborative efforts of PM&R Professor Deborah Hayes, MA, PhD, and Dr. Susan Dreith of the Bill Daniels Center for Children's Hearing.

Pascoe profiled by SOM Health Services Library

Photo - Mike Pascoe, PhD

Physical Therapy Senior Instructor Mike Pascoe, PhD, was recently profiled by the Health Sciences Library about his interactions with the Library, as well as his technical prowess with social media in health professions.

2011 ATP Switch It Up Event

2011 Assistive Technology Partners "Switch It Up" participant

Assistive Technology's "Switch It Up 2011" provided children with disabilities access to computer games and video games via switches and numerous adaptations to allow for a fair and fun competition.

PMR Docs atop 5280 Top Docs in 2011

2011 5280's Top Docs

Dr. Dennis Matthews, Dr. Pamela Wilson and Dr. Joyce Oleszek are selected as "Top Docs" in 2011 by 5280 Magazine.