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Clarksville Gas and Water Department’s sewer manhole rehabilitation contract work to begin Monday

 

No sewer service interruptions expected, customers will be notified in advance

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department contractor, CTR Coatings of Knoxville, Tennessee, is scheduled to begin sewer manhole rehabilitation work on Monday, January 25th, 2021 in various locations throughout Clarksville over the next several months.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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Harmonic Bionics to Showcase New Upper Body Robotic Rehabilitation System, Harmony SHR, in Live Virtual Demos

 

Harmonic Bionics, Inc.Austin, TXHarmonic Bionics, Inc. has announced that they will be hosting live virtual demos of the company’s new upper body robotic rehabilitation system, Harmony SHR.

Rehabilitation professionals are invited to participate in the 15-minute demonstrations that will include an overview of the exoskeleton and how it works followed by a Q&A session with the company’s Product Director.

Harmony SHR by Harmonic Bionics.

Harmony SHR by Harmonic Bionics.

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American Heart Association says Many Stroke Survivors don’t receive timely rehab

 

American Heart AssociationLos Angeles, CA – Whether they are referred to home-based or outpatient rehabilitation after hospital discharge, many stroke patients don’t receive rehabilitation services, according to preliminary research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2018, a world premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease for researchers and clinicians.

Timely rehabilitation after stroke is essential to optimize recovery. (American Heart Association)

Timely rehabilitation after stroke is essential to optimize recovery. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association says Stress management may enhance Cardiac Rehab, Improve Recovery

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Heart patients may benefit from cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) programs even more when stress management is added, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

“Cardiac rehabilitation programs do not routinely offer stress management, but this may change should demand increase. And because patients may be reluctant to ask for the programs themselves, the onus is on the physicians to recognize that stress management is important for the optimal medical management of patients,” said James A. Blumenthal, Ph.D., professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina.

Adding stress management into cardiac rehabilitation programs should be encouraged, researchers say. (American Heart Association)

Adding stress management into cardiac rehabilitation programs should be encouraged, researchers say. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association reports Social and Practical Barriers keep Heart Failure Patients from benefits of Exercise Therapy

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Although supervised aerobic physical activity is a proven therapy for heart failure patients, lack of social support and practical barriers such as lack of transportation, keep many patients from benefitting from cardiac rehab programs, according to new research in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal.

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Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker to rehab sprained hip, surgery not needed

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennnessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker was injured in the third quarter against the New York Jets Sunday. After being carted off the field, Locker spent the night in the hospital after undergoing tests.

On Tuesday, a second MRI was performed that showed no damage to Locker’s hip. «Read the rest of this article»

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Car Wash and Chicken Dinner fundraiser today at Hilltop Supermarket for Brady Conatser

 

Brady ConatserClarksville, TN – Today, Sunday, March 10th there will be a car wash and chicken dinner fundraiser at Hilltop Supermarket to raise money for Brady Conatser’s rehabilitation medical expenses.

The fundraiser will start at 11:00am and run through 4:00pm.

Stop by and get your car washed, eat some good food, and help raise money for a good cause. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fisher House Foundation launches “Hotels for Heroes” Program to provide Free Hotel Stays for Families of Wounded Warriors

 

American Public Can Donate Hotel Reward Points to Support Military Families

Fort Campbell Fisher HouseWashington, D.C. – Tennessee Wounded Warrior Staff Sergeant Charles Allen and his family joined David Coker, President of Fisher House Foundation, which provides free, temporary housing to the families of service members receiving medical care at military hospitals around the world, Maryland Senator Ben Cardin and Maryland Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger for the official launch of the new nation-wide “Hotels for Heroes” program, which allows the American public to donate their unused hotel reward points to allow the families of wounded warriors receiving medical treatment to stay for free in hotels around the country.

(left to right): David Coker, President Fisher House Foundation; Senator Ben Cardin; Jessica Allen and her husband; Staff Sgt. Charles "Chaz" Allen, US Army and their daughters, Ryann and Deryn Allen; Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger; Mark Nicpon, VP of Marketing, Distribution and CIO, AmericInn; Debbie Marriott Harrison, Senior VP of Government Affairs, Marriott; Joseph A. McInerney, president and chief executive officer of American Hotel & Lodging Association.

(left to right): David Coker, President Fisher House Foundation; Senator Ben Cardin; Jessica Allen and her husband; Staff Sgt. Charles “Chaz” Allen, US Army and their daughters, Ryann and Deryn Allen; Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger; Mark Nicpon, VP of Marketing, Distribution and CIO, AmericInn; Debbie Marriott Harrison, Senior VP of Government Affairs, Marriott; Joseph A. McInerney, president and chief executive officer of American Hotel & Lodging Association.

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Go Red For Women Makes Connections Through Heart Match

 

American Heart Association’s first women’s online patient support program provides support for women fighting their No. 1 killer;  Smyrna woman part of national launch

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – A matchmaking site, for ladies only – that could help save their lives?

Go Red Heart Match is a matchmaker with a mission.

The brand-new site is the American Heart Association’s first women’s online patient support program, where women dealing with cardiovascular conditions receive added support by connecting them online with others around the country with similar heart stories – whether that be a heart disease diagnosis, caring for a loved one with heart disease or working to prevent heart disease.

American Heart Association’s Go Red Heart Match.

American Heart Association’s Go Red Heart Match.

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Yard Sale Fundraiser to be held for Brady Conatser June 2nd

 

Brady ConatserCunningham, TN – There will be a yard sale for Brady Conatser June 2nd starting 9:00am at the Montgomery Central High School parking lot in Cunningham, TN. Donations are still being accepted. The yard sale is to help raise money for equipment that Brady needs for his rehabilitation.

Some of the items include an exercise bike, treadmill, patio set, futon bed, weight set, televisions, antique silver trays, antique glassware, lots of kids toys and clothes. There will also be a band playing.

If you have items you would like to donate for the yard sale please call Vicki at
931.801.6862 or Betsy at 931.801.3529 to discuss either pickup or a time for drop off. Brady is now home from Atlanta and is doing good but still needs a lot of rehab. «Read the rest of this article»

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