June 2011 eNewsletter
Amramp Quarterly eNewsletter
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In this Issue - June 2011
Summer allergy prevention tips
Tips for battling summer allergies
Summer allergies can cause critical ailments for those with compromised immune systems, or folks with mobility issues. Pass these tips along to stay healthy this summer.
Benefits of wheelchair tennis go beyond PT
Therapeutic hobby goes international
After a skiing accident left him paralyzed for life in 1977, Tennis Hall of Famer Brad Parks was eager to explore his options for recovery and continued participation in physical sports. He never dreamed that what began as a therapeutic hobby would become a 20-year international career.
"Slow" approach to determine care for aging
Are medical professionals pushing for results over quality of life?
Western medical advances and the abundance of options make caregiving even more of a challenge for families. But what about medical professionals whose mission it is to help? Are we getting too caught up in the bells and whistles? Does it make sense to slow down? Dr. Dennis McCullough, professor at Dartmouth Medical School and author of My Mother, Your Mother makes his case.
One small step to finding a cure
Nonprofit races and walks: Uniting for a cure
A key component of any athletic event is medical staffing and support. As races and walks to support cures gain popularity, more health professionals and fitness experts are getting involved. For many, it's personal ...
Many more are also driven by a personal story: One of 43 local Amramp owners nationwide, Amramp of Maine and New Hampshire owner Mark Rafferty participated in the ALS Walk in Portland, Maine.
March Issue - Poll Results
Which events do you think wreak the most havoc on drivers' abilities?
Click here to see the results.