Author Archives: akaptao

25 Feb
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Physical Therapy's Prominence in $64 Million Research Funding Program Reflected in Awards to Delitto, Duncan

February 25, 2015: Physical therapy is front-and-center in a high-profile $64 million program that seeks to anchor research to real-world practice. Source: APTA Feed Physical Therapy's Prominence in Million Research Funding Program Reflected in Awards to Delitto, Duncan

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25 Feb
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Yoga Growing in Popularity, but Supplements Still Lead the Pack in Complementary Health

February 13, 2015: A new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) looked at the use of complementary health techniques and found that in 2012, 34% of adults in the ...

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24 Feb
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APTA Delivers Profession's Vision, Perspectives During a Busy Week in DC

February 24, 2015: Ending the Medicare therapy cap and repealing the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR), contributing to a White House discussion on aging, supporting research on rehabilitation and child health, and staying on top of the latest issues in ...

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24 Feb
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Physical Therapy Plays Role in Artificial Heart Development

February 24, 2015: Physical therapy has been playing a role in the rehabilitation of patients fitted with a new type of artificial heart. Source: APTA Feed Physical Therapy Plays Role in Artificial Heart Development

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23 Feb
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Reduced Demand for Beds Forcing Closures, Changes in Hospital Capacity

February 23, 2015: A combination of economic factors, insurance deductible changes, and transformations in health care approaches is forcing many hospitals to reduce capacity or even close, according to an article published last week in Modern Healthcare. Source: APTA Feed ...

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23 Feb
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Patients With Parkinson Disease Respond Better to Expensive Placebo Than to a Cheap One

February 23, 2015: When patients with Parkinson disease (PD) were told that their injections cost $1,500, their motor function improved significantly more than when they received a $100 injection … even though both were placebos. Source: APTA Feed Patients With ...

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20 Feb
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Study Says Therapeutic Taping No Better Than Other Approaches to Treat Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain, Disability

February 20, 2015: Authors of a new systematic review say that existing evidence doesn’t support the idea that the procedure is superior to other treatment approaches in reducing pain and disability for individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Source: APTA Feed ...

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20 Feb
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Send the Next PT in Motion Cover Into Space

February 20, 2015: APTA members can boldly go where no PT or PTA has gone before. But hurry—the countdown has already begun. Source: APTA Feed Send the Next PT in Motion Cover Into Space

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20 Feb
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PTs Included in Reintroduced Youth Concussions Legislation

February 20, 2015: Legislation that recognizes the ability of physical therapists (PTs) to make return-to-play decisions for youth sports participants has been reintroduced in the US Senate and House of Representatives. Source: APTA Feed PTs Included in Reintroduced Youth Concussions ...

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19 Feb
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New APTA Friday Focus Series Puts You in Touch With the Information You Want

February 19, 2015: Feel a little out of focus by the time Friday rolls around? PT in Motion News is coming to the rescue with a series of newsletters that will help clear things up by delivering more customized information ...

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