Author Archives: akaptao

17 Nov
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Bill Allowing PTAs in TRICARE Ready for President's Signature

Well, that was quick. The bill that would include PTAs in TRICARE is ready to be signed into law. Source: APTA Feed Bill Allowing PTAs in TRICARE Ready for President's Signature

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15 Nov
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November 2017

Come and get the Good Stuff. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November 2017

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14 Nov
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Choosing Wisely at 5: Is It Making a Difference (And What About the Next 5 Years)?

Has the Choosing Wisely campaign resulted in a significant change to the use of low-value tests and treatments? Source: APTA Feed Choosing Wisely at 5: Is It Making a Difference (And What About the Next 5 Years)?

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14 Nov
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Review: Sport Specialization at an Early Age Can Increase Injury Risk

Parents and coaches: be wary of encouraging children to specialize in 1 sport at a young age. Source: APTA Feed Review: Sport Specialization at an Early Age Can Increase Injury Risk

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13 Nov
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Defense Bill Headed for Final Votes Will Include PTAs in TRICARE

The Armed Services Committees for both the US House and Senate reached an agreement on a National Defense Authorization Act  that includes language proposed by APTA to add PTAs and occupational therapy assistants to the TRICARE program. Source: APTA Feed ...

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10 Nov
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Study: Direct Access to Physical Therapy Safe, Effective, and Cheaper Than Referral-Based Care

“When patients chose to see a physical therapist first, there were no identified incidents of missed diagnosis or delays in care as a result of physical therapists’ clinical decision making,” Source: APTA Feed Study: Direct Access to Physical Therapy Safe, ...

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09 Nov
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Required Rehabilitation Benefits Under Threat: Time to Make PT Voices Heard

HHS has proposed changes that will hurt essential health benefits, including rehabilitation. It’s time to act. Source: APTA Feed Required Rehabilitation Benefits Under Threat: Time to Make PT Voices Heard

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08 Nov
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Study: For Individuals With Knee OA, 3 Tests Can Predict Ability to Walk 6k Steps a Day

  In a study of 1,925 participants with or at risk for knee OA, researchers sought to link performance on 3 tests to walking patterns outside the clinic. Source: APTA Feed Study: For Individuals With Knee OA, 3 Tests Can ...

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07 Nov
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Washington Post: Female PTs Will Spend Last 4 Weeks of 2017 Working 'For Free'

Guess what the majority of PTs will be doing beginning December 2? Source: APTA Feed Washington Post: Female PTs Will Spend Last 4 Weeks of 2017 Working 'For Free'

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06 Nov
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Move Forward Radio: Pain Does Not Discriminate, Even in Hollywood

Karen Joubert, PT, DPT, says her services provide a “back-to-basics” approach for all of her clients, celebrities and noncelebrities alike. Source: APTA Feed Move Forward Radio: Pain Does Not Discriminate, Even in Hollywood

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