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Anyone facing major surgery likely knows that rehabilitation may be necessary after the procedure – physical therapy to strengthen muscles and regain mobility, for example.

But what about “prehabilitation”?  The concept of prehabilitation is gaining traction in health care. In essence, prehabilitation means using the concepts of rehabilitation before a patient undergoes surgery.

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What is the GREAT Symposium?

GREAT is an acronym for Graduate Research Education and Technology Symposium. For the past 40 years, students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have showcased their original research at the GREAT Symposium. Students and postdoctoral fellows compete for travel grants to present their research at national scientific meetings.

All current Graduate College students and those graduating in the 2015-16 academic year are eligible to partipate.  In order to redeem GREAT travel award winnings, individuals who have graduated must present proof that they will be presenting the research conducted while a student at the OUHSC and not previously presented at GREAT. Graduates in a postdoctoral position must participate in the postdoctoral fellow competition.

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Drs. Kolobe and Pidcoe’s SIPPC  was one of 13 inventions from companies, universities, government agencies and independent inventors selected by a juried panel to participate in the festival at the Smithsonian and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2015 Innovation Festival.

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Study evaluates impact of device on infants’ motor, cognitive and social development

Crawling is an essential milestone in a baby’s development. But many infants with cerebral palsy are unable to crawl or creep and that can have lifelong consequences.

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One in 10 adults in Oklahoma and across the nation experiences tinnitus, often referred to as “ringing in the ears,” but a new clinic at the University of Oklahoma College of Allied Health now offers a treatment to help silence it.
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