Author Archives: akaptao

30 Jan
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Systematic Review: LBP Studies Make the Case for Early Physical Therapy

An encouraging picture is emerging. Source: APTA Feed Systematic Review: LBP Studies Make the Case for Early Physical Therapy

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29 Jan
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New Medicare Home Health Payment System Explained in Upcoming Q-and-A Sessions

It’s all free to APTA members. Source: APTA Feed New Medicare Home Health Payment System Explained in Upcoming Q-and-A Sessions

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29 Jan
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Foundation Has a New Name, Logo, and Website

Same focus, different name–and a new logo. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Has a New Name, Logo, and Website

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28 Jan
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New APTA Strategic Plan: Leading the Profession and Association Into the Next Century

The goals to be reached between now and the beginning of APTA’s next century are as ambitious as anything the association has ever attempted. Source: APTA Feed New APTA Strategic Plan: Leading the Profession and Association Into the Next Century

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24 Jan
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'No Bigger Fan': US Surgeon General Believes the Physical Therapy Profession is a Key Player in the Fight Against Opioid Misuse

“Physical therapists are key to overcoming not only the opioid epidemic but in creating healthier societies,” Adams said. Source: APTA Feed 'No Bigger Fan': US Surgeon General Believes the Physical Therapy Profession is a Key Player in the Fight Against ...

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23 Jan
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Study: Physical Activity and Higher Motor Skills Create a 'Cognitive Reserve' Even When Brain Pathologies Are Present

Yes, researchers found that participants who recorded higher levels of PA and motor skills also tended to score higher on cognitive tests than did those with lower PA and motor skills. But there was an even more interesting finding uncovered ...

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22 Jan
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Study of Cash-Based PT Services Hints at Possibility of Increased Cost-Effectiveness

A small scale study that looks at the effect of cash based physical therapist (PT) services on utilization points to the possibility that the approach could be associated with lower overall costs and greater patient reported levels of improvement—although authors ...

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22 Jan
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APTA Breaks Ground on New Headquarters: APTA Centennial Center

Let the construction begin current and former APTA leaders gathered in Alexandria, Virginia, to celebrate the groundbreaking of APTA Centennial Center, a 7 story, 115,000 square foot building that will be the association’s headquarters beginning in 2021. Source: APTA Feed ...

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18 Jan
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2019 Federal Advocacy Forum Coming March 31; Registration Open Through March 18

A new Congress, new priorities, new opportunities for delivering the physical therapy message. Source: APTA Feed 2019 Federal Advocacy Forum Coming March 31; Registration Open Through March 18

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16 Jan
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, January 2019

APTA members and the profession in the media. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, January 2019

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