Author Archives: akaptao

27 Mar
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New DPT Honor Society Readies to Announce First Inductees

Think current DPT students are impressive? The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy couldn’t agree more. Source: APTA Feed New DPT Honor Society Readies to Announce First Inductees

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26 Mar
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It's Never Too Late: Study Finds Beginning PA Later in Life Reduces Mortality Risk Nearly as Much as Remaining Active From Adolescence

   Researchers were in for a surprise. Source: APTA Feed It's Never Too Late: Study Finds Beginning PA Later in Life Reduces Mortality Risk Nearly as Much as Remaining Active From Adolescence

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22 Mar
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Too Much Focus on Productivity Increases Risk of Unethical Behavior, Say Researchers

Too Much Focus on Productivity Increases Risk of Unethical Behavior, Say Researchers Source: APTA Feed Too Much Focus on Productivity Increases Risk of Unethical Behavior, Say Researchers

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20 Mar
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Study: Light Physical Activity Could Help to Lower Risk of Coronary and Cardiovascular Problems

Even light PA—walking, gardening, stretching exercises—can make a significant difference in risk of CHD and CVD, researchers say. Source: APTA Feed Study: Light Physical Activity Could Help to Lower Risk of Coronary and Cardiovascular Problems

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19 Mar
0

President's Budget Proposes Cuts to Public Health Programs, Health Research, Medicare, and Medicaid

While the budget itself isn’t likely to survive, there’s a danger that some of the more damaging concepts could live on. Health Care Headlines President’s Budget Proposes Cuts to Public Health Programs, Health Research, Medicare, and Medicaid Source: APTA Feed ...

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18 Mar
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Researchers Find 'Only Positive Effects' From PTs in Primary Care Role

Get thee to a PT. Source: APTA Feed Researchers Find 'Only Positive Effects' From PTs in Primary Care Role

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13 Mar
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Members looking at the relationship between sound and movement, among other Good Stuff. Check it out!

Members looking at the relationship between sound and movement, among other Good Stuff. Check it out! Source: APTA Feed Members looking at the relationship between sound and movement, among other Good Stuff. Check it out!

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12 Mar
0

North Carolina PTs Get Decisive Dry Needling Win

After a nearly 4-year battle, physical therapists (PTs) in North Carolina can finally claim victory in their fight to protect dry needling. Source: APTA Feed North Carolina PTs Get Decisive Dry Needling Win

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11 Mar
0

New APTA Partnership Aimed at Improving Health Care Throughout the Americas

APTA will be doing even more to support access to rehabilitative services beyond US borders, thanks to its newest partnership, with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the world’s oldest international public health agency. Source: APTA Feed New APTA Partnership ...

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08 Mar
0

Researchers: Aquatic Exercise Offers Similar Results With Less Pain for Patients With Chronic LBP

Aquatic exercise, a common physical therapist intervention for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP), shouldn’t be viewed as “less strenuous or less effective” than land-based exercise, according to authors of a recent study in PTJ (Physical Therapy). In fact, ...

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