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02 Jul
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2018 NEXT: Movement System Finding Its Way Into Education and Research

News@NEXT: As far as Paula Ludewig, PT, DPT, PhD, is concerned, the idea of anchoring physical therapy’s identity in the movement system is, to put it simply, a big deal. “This is a huge opportunity for our profession,” said the ...

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02 Jul
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2018 NEXT: PTs Offer Guidance on Developing Leadership Abilities

News@NEXT: A panel of 5 physical therapists (PTs) in various stages of their careers offered NEXT 2018 attendees their advice on how to become leaders and succeed professionally. The PTs were Carrie Cunningham, PT; Michael Gans, PT, DPT; Matthew DeBole, ...

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02 Jul
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2018 NEXT: Physical Therapy Can Play a Part in Addiction Treatment

2018 NEXT: The power of physical therapy to help prevent people from starting opioid use has been well-documented, but work now being done by physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) is showing that the profession also has an ...

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29 Jun
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From the 2018 House of Delegates: Envisioning a Community

The actions taken by the House make it clear: for the foreseeable future, APTA will be an outward-facing organization that understands its capacity to be a change agent. Source: APTA Feed From the 2018 House of Delegates: Envisioning a Community

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29 Jun
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What's New at MoveForwardPT.com, Summer 2018

MoveForwardPT.com is always evolving, and a great resource for members to share with patients and others to help increase public understanding of all that the profession has to offer. Source: APTA Feed What's New at MoveForwardPT.com, Summer 2018

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29 Jun
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News from NEXT: Movement System Finding Its Way Into Education and Research

News@NEXT: As far as Paula Ludewig, PT, DPT, PhD, is concerned, the idea of anchoring physical therapy’s identity in the movement system is, to put it simply, a big deal. “This is a huge opportunity for our profession,” said the ...

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28 Jun
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McMillan Lecture: Wisdom and Courage Exemplify the Best of Our Profession

News@NEXT: Both wisdom and courage are needed to effect positive change. Laurita M. (Laurie) Hack, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA, opened her delivery of the 49th Mary McMillan Lecture with these thoughts and with her insights into gaining more of ...

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28 Jun
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News From NEXT: Making the Case for the PT and PTA Role in Disaster and Emergency Responses

News@NEXT: A panel of 4 physical therapists (PTs) with firsthand experience in responding to Hurricane Harvey, the Orlando Pulse mass shooting, the Great White concert fire, and other emergencies agree: PTs and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have an important role ...

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28 Jun
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'You're Changing People's Lives' NEXT 2018 Attendees Told

News@NEXT: Professional beach volleyball player Gabrielle (Gabby) Reece told attendees at the opening event of NEXT 2018: “To serve others and help other people is a really important thing. You’re changing people’s lives.” Source: APTA Feed 'You're Changing People's Lives' ...

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27 Jun
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Study: Ignoring Inappropriate Patient Sexual Behavior Doesn’t Work, But Other Strategies Might

Ignoring inappropriate sexual behavior—a strategy used by more than 70% of respondents—was not found to be a successful response. Source: APTA Feed Study: Ignoring Inappropriate Patient Sexual Behavior Doesn’t Work, But Other Strategies Might

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