Author Archives: akaptao

10 Oct
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From PTJ: Unwarranted Variation in Pelvic Floor Muscle Function Terminology an Obstacle to Advances in Treatment

Is a lack of standardized terminology limiting advances in treatment for pelvic floor muscle function issues? Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Unwarranted Variation in Pelvic Floor Muscle Function Terminology an Obstacle to Advances in Treatment

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09 Oct
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New White Paper Presses for Consistent Mobility Assessments, More Outcome Measures for Hospitalized Older Adults

The white paper advocates for a shift in “a hospital culture that does not value or prioritize mobility.” Source: APTA Feed New White Paper Presses for Consistent Mobility Assessments, More Outcome Measures for Hospitalized Older Adults

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05 Oct
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Massive APTA-Supported Opioid Bill Ready for President's Signature

The final version of the legislation echoes many of the recommendations included in an APTA white paper on the opioid crisis. Source: APTA Feed Massive APTA-Supported Opioid Bill Ready for President's Signature

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05 Oct
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What's New at MoveForwardPT.com, Fall 2018

MoveForwardPT.com is an evolving resource. Source: APTA Feed What's New at MoveForwardPT.com, Fall 2018

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04 Oct
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APTA-Backed Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Likely to Become Law

“This is a big win for PTs, but an even bigger step forward in safeguarding the health of athletes.” Source: APTA Feed APTA-Backed Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Likely to Become Law

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03 Oct
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Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month: Support #ChoosePT

October is National Physical Therapy Month, an opportunity to amplify and promote the benefits of physical therapy and raise awareness of APTA’s #ChoosePT campaign. Source: APTA Feed Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month: Support #ChoosePT

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03 Oct
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Jeanne Fischer, Pediatric Physical Therapy Pioneer and Distinguished Mentor, Dies at 94

Fischer was a founding member of the former Section on Pediatrics(now the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy). Source: APTA Feed Jeanne Fischer, Pediatric Physical Therapy Pioneer and Distinguished Mentor, Dies at 94

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03 Oct
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Moving Away From Opioids

PT in Motion magazine looks at how APTA is helping to shape policy around nonopioid approaches to pain management. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion Magazine: Moving Away From Opioids

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02 Oct
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APTA Continues PTA Advocacy: Pushback on PTA Differential, Timeline for TRICARE Startup, More

Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) play a crucial role on the care delivery team, and APTA is bringing that message to multiple stakeholders. Here’s a rundown of some of the latest happenings in the association’s advocacy for PTAs. Source: APTA Feed ...

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01 Oct
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Student-Led Flash Action Highlights Physical Therapy's Role in Pain Management

It was a message that came through loud and clear—to the tune of nearly 7,000 contacts with lawmakers and their staff Source: APTA Feed Student-Led Flash Action Highlights Physical Therapy's Role in Pain Management

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