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03 Apr
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Researchers Say Frequent TV-Watching Comes With VTE Risk That Can't Be Eliminated Through Physical Activity

“These results suggest that sedentary behavior is not just the opposite issue from physical activity.” Source: APTA Feed Researchers Say Frequent TV-Watching Comes With VTE Risk That Can't Be Eliminated Through Physical Activity

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02 Apr
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2018 APTA State Legislative Leadership Award Nominations Open

Know a leader in state legislative efforts? Source: APTA Feed 2018 APTA State Legislative Leadership Award Nominations Open

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02 Apr
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From PT in Motion: PTs Pack a Punch When It Comes to Treating Combat Athletes

MMA, jiu jitsu, thai boxing, karate–all can put extraordinary demands on an athlete’s body. That’s where physical therapy comes in to play. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: PTs Pack a Punch When It Comes to Treating Combat Athletes

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30 Mar
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Experts: It's Time to Act on the Evidence for Low Back Pain

“Care for patients with chronic conditions such as low back pain is inherently multidisciplinary.” Source: APTA Feed Experts: It's Time to Act on the Evidence for Low Back Pain

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30 Mar
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Upcoming Issue of PTJ Focuses on Building the Evidence Base for Physical Therapy in Pain Management

“These papers showcase diversity in approaches, techniques, and philosophies needed to make meaningful progress.” Source: APTA Feed Upcoming Issue of PTJ Focuses on Building the Evidence Base for Physical Therapy in Pain Management

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30 Mar
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CMS, APTA: OIG Report on Outpatient Physical Therapy Claims Contains Possible Flaws and Questionable Assumptions

CMS and APTA are questioning an OIG report on outpatient physical therapy claims under Medicare. Source: APTA Feed CMS, APTA: OIG Report on Outpatient Physical Therapy Claims Contains Possible Flaws and Questionable Assumptions

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28 Mar
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Lynda Woodruff, Leader in Physical Therapy Education, Dies at 70

Lynda Woodruff, PT, PhD, an educator and trailblazer in the physical therapy profession, died at her home on March 20. The APTA lifetime member was 70. Woodruff was a visiting professor at Alabama State University (ASU) and Source: APTA Feed ...

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28 Mar
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Researchers Say Tai Chi Shows Promise Over Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Could the mind-body aspects of tai chi make a difference? Source: APTA Feed Researchers Say Tai Chi Shows Promise Over Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia

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28 Mar
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The Crisis Continues: Opioids in the News, March 2018

Among the highlights: “Americans Take More Pain Pills – but not Because They’re in More Pain” Source: APTA Feed The Crisis Continues: Opioids in the News, March 2018

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27 Mar
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One Call Care Management to Change Referral Practices as Result of Court Settlement

One Call began implementing the payment policy changes, which are specific to California, in February Source: APTA Feed One Call Care Management to Change Referral Practices as Result of Court Settlement

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