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19 Dec
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APTA, NATA Joint Statement Calls for Collaborative Relationship

“It’s in the best interest of our patients and our clients, and our members, to work together when possible.” – APTA President Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD Source: APTA Feed APTA, NATA Joint Statement Calls for Collaborative Relationship

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18 Dec
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Government Affairs and Public Service Awards Nominations Due January 18, 2019

Do you know of any standouts in federal government affairs leadership or public service? Now’s the time send in nominations for two APTA awards. Source: APTA Feed Government Affairs and Public Service Awards Nominations Due January 18, 2019

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17 Dec
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Foundation Research Grant Awards, Kendall Scholarships Announced

The grants cover a wide range of important research areas. Source: APTA Feed Foundation Research Grant Awards, Kendall Scholarships Announced

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14 Dec
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Large-Scale Study Finds Connection Between Early Physical Therapy and Lower Opioid Use

There was an average 10% drop in the likelihood of opioid use for patients who had early physical therapy for knee, back, neck, or shoulder pain. Source: APTA Feed Large-Scale Study Finds Connection Between Early Physical Therapy and Lower Opioid ...

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12 Dec
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Cochrane Researchers “Confident” in Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy as Effective UI Treatment

Strong support for pelvic floor muscle training. Source: APTA Feed Cochrane Researchers “Confident” in Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy as Effective UI Treatment

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11 Dec
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New Draft CPG on Locomotor Function Seeking Comments: Deadline December 21

A draft of the CPG is available for review and public comment until December 21—all physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students are invited to comment.    Source: APTA Feed New Draft CPG on Locomotor Function Seeking Comments: Deadline December ...

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10 Dec
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Study: PTs, Family Physicians Similar in Knowledge of LBP Management

Authors believe the results point to the need for further study of the potential for PTs in primary care settings, an issue that APTA is exploring. Source: APTA Feed Study: PTs, Family Physicians Similar in Knowledge of LBP Management

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07 Dec
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2019 Slate of Candidates Posted

The 2019 Slate of Candidates for APTA national office is now posted on the  APTA website. Source: APTA Feed 2019 Slate of Candidates Posted

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07 Dec
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PTJ: Physical Therapy Continuity of Care Linked to Lower Rate of Surgery, Lower Costs

“Health care systems could find this opportunity appealing, as physical therapy provider continuity is a modifiable clinical practice pattern.” Source: APTA Feed PTJ: Physical Therapy Continuity of Care Linked to Lower Rate of Surgery, Lower Costs

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05 Dec
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Listen Up! APTA Podcasts Keep You Inspired, Motivated, and In-the-Know

More content and variety than ever before. Source: APTA Feed Listen Up! APTA Podcasts Keep You Inspired, Motivated, and In-the-Know

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