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07 Apr
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Physical Therapy's Effects Equal to Surgery for Spinal Stenosis Symptoms

April 7, 2015: Physical therapy for spinal stenosis is as effective as surgery and should be fully considered as a first-choice treatment option, according to a new study. Source: APTA Feed Physical Therapy's Effects Equal to Surgery for Spinal Stenosis ...

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06 Apr
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Possible Therapy Cap Repeal Amendment Could Make History; Every PT Can Help Shape the Vote

April 6, 2015: A permanent repeal of the Medicare outpatient therapy cap could be closer than ever if Congress allows one senator’s proposed amendment to be considered. Now it’s time to make that possibility a reality, according to APTA. Source: ...

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06 Apr
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'Future of Home Health Care' Workshop Summary Includes Physical Therapy Perspectives

April 6, 2015: While nobody knows all that the future holds for home health care, some experts—including the president of the APTA Home Health Section—have started a conversation about the possibilities. Source: APTA Feed 'Future of Home Health Care' Workshop ...

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06 Apr
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PT-PTA Toolkit Now Available

March 27, 2015: Physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have long understood the value of the PT-PTA relationship and how that relationship can be put to best use in patient and client care. Now there’s a 1-stop source ...

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05 Apr
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Systematic Review: Dry Needling, Ischemic Compression for Neck Pain Supported by Moderate-to-Strong Evidence

March 20, 2015: Authors of a new systematic review of neck pain interventions say that while it’s clear more research is needed, there is already moderate-to-strong evidence that both dry needling (DN) and ischemic compression (IC) can lessen pain intensity ...

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03 Apr
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Applications for Movement System Task Force Now Open

April 3, 2015: APTAhas opened a call for its newest volunteer group, the Movement Systems Task Force. Source: APTA Feed Applications for Movement System Task Force Now Open

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03 Apr
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CMS Offers Update on Therapy Cap, SGR in Wake of March 31 Expirations

April 3, 2015: A special edition of the Medicare Learning Network’s provider enews recaps changes that kicked in when SGR and therapy cap exceptions expired on March 31. Source: APTA Feed CMS Offers Update on Therapy Cap, SGR in Wake ...

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02 Apr
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PT in Motion Magazine: PT and Teammates Totally Space Out

April 2, 2015: You know it’s a serious long-distance relay race when NASA Mission Control has to get involved. Source: APTA Feed PT in Motion Magazine: PT and Teammates Totally Space Out

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01 Apr
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Doubts About Acetaminophen for LBP, OA Lead to Discussion of Effectiveness of Exercise

April 1, 2015: A new study that questions the effectiveness of acetaminophen for low back pain (LBP) and hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) has also sparked a discussion about what does work: namely, movement and exercise. Source: APTA Feed Doubts ...

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01 Apr
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