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Apr 13, 2017

Mayo Clinic expands sports medicine facility in Minneapolis

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate @Margaret_Marie
(Originally posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network) Mayo Clinic announced today that it is expanding its services, space and other capabilities at its sports medicine facility in downtown Minneapolis to meet the growing demand for its expertise. Construction on the 16,000-square-foot project at Mayo Clinic Square is expected to [...]
Mayo Clinic expands sports medicine facility in Minneapolis
Apr 13, 2017

Man moves paralyzed legs using device that stimulates spinal cord

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate @Margaret_Marie
(Originally posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network) Mayo Clinic researchers used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions for the first time in three years. The case, the result of collaboration with [...]
Man moves paralyzed legs using device that stimulates spinal cord
Oct 19, 2016

Andrea Cheville, M.D., of Mayo Clinic elected to the National Academy of Medicine

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate @Margaret_Marie
Andrea Cheville, M.D., physical medicine and rehabilitation researcher and director of the Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Mayo Clinic, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Being elected to the academy, formerly known as the Institute of Medicine, is considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine. [...]
Andrea Cheville, M.D., of Mayo Clinic elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Jun 22, 2016

Mayo Clinic rehabilitation programs receive three-year CARF accreditation

By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist @shawnbishop
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) recently renewed accreditation for seven physical medicine and rehabilitation programs at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. The 2016 CARF survey accreditation process involved two days of interviews, presentations, shadowing sessions and more. During the exit conference, CARF surveyors noted many strengths [...]
Jun 22, 2016

NIH Grant Supports Regenerative Rehabilitation Research and Training

By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist @shawnbishop
Mayo Clinic, the University of Pittsburgh, Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco, recently teamed up to help advance research in the field of regenerative rehabilitation. Funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, this collaborative effort is formally known as the Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation [...]
Apr 8, 2016

Comprehensive Training: What Hockey Players Should Know

By dehansen @dhansen
While fans and many athletes only focus on the season, physicians and trainers at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine are thinking of what should happen during the off-season. Recently, Michael Stuart, M.D., Co-Director, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Chief Medical and Safety Officer, USA Hockey gathered a small group of trainers and [...]
Comprehensive Training: What Hockey Players Should Know
Mar 31, 2016

The Importance of Exercise & Staying Motivated

By dehansen @dhansen
Recently  Carmen Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation joined Aliza Lifshitz, M.D., as her guest on Life and Health, Chatting with Dra. Aliza radio show. The program is heard over 270 radio stations affiliated with the Hispanic Communications Network in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. [...]
The Importance of Exercise & Staying Motivated
Mar 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation receives three-year accreditation

By dehansen @dhansen
Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation received the full three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities following the site visit in January. The final report was extremely positive and indicates a successful outcome. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities surveyors observed strong multidisciplinary care [...]
Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation receives three-year accreditation
Mar 16, 2016

Exercise Prevents Diet-induced Cellular Senescence in Adipose Tissue

By dehansen @dhansen
Click to watch the video Could an unhealthy diet and lack of exercise contribute to an increased rate of aging? Researchers from the Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging found that exercise prevents premature senescent cell accumulation and protects against the damaging effects of an unhealthy diet, [...]
Exercise Prevents Diet-induced Cellular Senescence in Adipose Tissue
Feb 24, 2016

International Consortium for Regenerative Rehabilitation

By dehansen @dhansen
Click here to watch the interview. Mayo Clinic is now part of an International Consortium for Regenerative Rehabilitation. In this video interview conducted during the Fourth Annual Regenerative Rehabilitation Symposium last fall, Fabrisia Ambrosio, Ph.D., M.P.T., Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh and Carmen Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Mayo Clinic [...]
International Consortium for Regenerative Rehabilitation
Feb 1, 2016

Mayo Clinic Physiatrist Selected as Next ABPMR Director

By dehansen @dhansen
Carolyn L. Kinney, M.D., a board certified physiatrist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona been named as the next Executive Director of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). “Please join me in congratulating Dr. Kinney,” wrote Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Mayo Clinic Department of [...]
Mayo Clinic Physiatrist Selected as Next ABPMR Director
Jan 28, 2016

Interplay Between Exercise & Dietary Fat Modulates Myelinogenesis in the Central Nervous System

By dehansen @dhansen
Diet is an intrinsic aspect of everyday life and is emerging as a major regulator of brain function and plasticity. The increasing consumption of saturated fats and sugars as is typical of a Western diet is considered detrimental for CNS function; however, based on the high content of lipids in [...]
Interplay Between Exercise & Dietary Fat Modulates Myelinogenesis in the Central Nervous System
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