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Daily Archives: January 31, 2007

First Middle East Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference opens today at Arab Health

Published: January 31, 2007

The UAE needs more Rehabilitation facilities and specialists to ensure quality of life and function for its injured and disabled population, experts from the nation’s medical community said at the 1st Middle East Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference in Dubai.

The two-day conference, part of the Arab Health 2007 congress being held at the Dubai International Convention Centre, highlights the importance of rehabilitation in the recovery process, and focuses on the rehabilitation of spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, stroke and musculoskeletal disorders.

Plano East wrestler receives support

Published: January 31, 2007

Donations roll in for Plano East junior, who faces more surgery today

Ammon Butcher was never a star as a high school wrestler. His coach at Plano East described him as a “program kid,” the kind who might never win a state title but loves the sport anyway.

Ever since Butcher lost feeling from the chest down after being injured in a match Jan. 12, he’s become one of the most recognizable names in area wrestling circles.

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