Author Archives: akaptao

20 Aug
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Study: Mothers Who Exercise During Pregnancy Give Their Infants a Motor Skills Boost

Exercise during pregnancy has lasting effects–for the baby as well as the mother. Source: APTA Feed Study: Mothers Who Exercise During Pregnancy Give Their Infants a Motor Skills Boost

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16 Aug
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Study: Knee, Hip OA May Increase Risk of CVD-Related Death, Underscoring Need for Emphasis on Physical Activity in OA Treatment

Deaths due to CVD are another reason to emphasize physical activity in treatment for hip and knee OA. Source: APTA Feed Study: Knee, Hip OA May Increase Risk of CVD-Related Death, Underscoring Need for Emphasis on Physical Activity in OA ...

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14 Aug
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, August 2019

Members are transforming the profession and society every day. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, August 2019

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13 Aug
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Stay Inspired, Motivated, and In-the-Know With These APTA Podcasts

Listen up! APTA’s podcasts offer plenty of inspiration and information. Source: APTA Feed Stay Inspired, Motivated, and In-the-Know With These APTA Podcasts

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12 Aug
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Military System Study: PTs in Primary Care Provide Safe Treatment and Are Less Likely to Order Ancillary Services or Make Referrals

In military health care settings, PTs are part of the primary care team. And it’s working–very well, in fact. Source: APTA Feed Military System Study: PTs in Primary Care Provide Safe Treatment and Are Less Likely to Order Ancillary Services ...

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09 Aug
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APTA Exhibits at 2019 NCSL Legislative Summit

XX Source: APTA Feed APTA Exhibits at 2019 NCSL Legislative Summit

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07 Aug
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JAMA: Americans Aren't Any More Physically Active Than in 2007—And They're Increasingly Sedentary

Here’s some news you shouldn’t take sitting down: since the release of national physical activity (PA) guidelines in 2008, Americans haven’t really made a dent in improving PA rates, while “significantly” increasing the amount of time spent on sedentary behavior. ...

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06 Aug
0

Physical Therapy Gets Low (Tech)

Evan Norman, PT, DPT, president of a mobile wellness practice in Minnesota, is one of the physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapy device industry professionals who share their thoughts on “unplugged” equipment for “In Praise of Low-Tech Tools,” an article ...

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05 Aug
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#Fail? Study Says Physical Therapy's Reach on Social Media Comes up Short

When it comes to using social media to promote the profession, physical therapy may be missing out: that’s the conclusion of a recent study that analyzed physical therapy-related tweets and found that, for the most part, Twitter discussions about the ...

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02 Aug
0

IRFs Receive 2.5% Increase From CMS in FY 2020; Additional Reporting Requirements in FY 2022

More money, and more reporting requirements. Source: APTA Feed IRFs Receive 2.5% Increase From CMS in FY 2020; Additional Reporting Requirements in FY 2022

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