Author Archives: akaptao

02 Feb
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From PT in Motion: PTs Should Cultivate Their Knowledge of Medical Marijuana

Because it is often used to treat pain symptoms…marijuana is “very relevant” for a PT. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: PTs Should Cultivate Their Knowledge of Medical Marijuana

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31 Jan
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In Wake of Nassar Conviction, PT Points to Need for Patient Education on Legitimate Pelvic Physical Therapy

“For women with pelvic floor disorders, it is difficult enough to battle the stigma, shame and guilt often associated with these conditions.” Source: APTA Feed In Wake of Nassar Conviction, PT Points to Need for Patient Education on Legitimate Pelvic ...

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30 Jan
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APTA-Hosted Panel Discussion on Opioid Epidemic and Pain to Be Broadcast Live Via Facebook

“Beyond Opioids: Transforming Pain Management to Improve Health,” will be streamed live via APTA’s Facebook page on February 5 beginning at 8:00 pm ET. Source: APTA Feed APTA-Hosted Panel Discussion on Opioid Epidemic and Pain to Be Broadcast Live Via Facebook

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30 Jan
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Mid-Atlantic, Pacific States and Territories Will be First to See New Medicare Cards

Beneficiaries in 9 states, DC, and 3 US territories will be the first to receive the new cards, which won’t rely on SSNs. Source: APTA Feed Mid-Atlantic, Pacific States and Territories Will be First to See New Medicare Cards

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29 Jan
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CDC: Most Middle and High School Students Don't Get Enough Sleep

Among high school students, 72.7% reported insufficient sleep, with about 20% reporting sleeping fewer than 6 hours a night.   Source: APTA Feed CDC: Most Middle and High School Students Don't Get Enough Sleep

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26 Jan
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APTA Issues a 'Call to Action' for Patient Videos on Therapy Cap

Lights, camera, advocacy! Source: APTA Feed APTA Issues a 'Call to Action' for Patient Videos on Therapy Cap

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24 Jan
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Study: Concussions Aren't the Link to CTE

The populations at risk for CTE may be larger than first suspected. Source: APTA Feed Study: Concussions Aren't the Link to CTE

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23 Jan
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New Data on Musculoskeletal Disease Highlight its Position as Major Contributor to Health Care Costs

More than half of all adults in the US now report a chronic musculoskeletal condition—a rate that outpaces  respiratory conditions and circulatory condition. Source: APTA Feed New Data on Musculoskeletal Disease Highlight its Position as Major Contributor to Health Care ...

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22 Jan
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Government Reopens Under Short-Term Deal That Leaves Medicare Patients

“The time has come for resolution of this unacceptable situation.” Source: APTA Feed Government Reopens Under Short-Term Deal That Leaves Medicare Patients

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22 Jan
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Study Contradicts Popular 'Text Neck' Theory

Is there a connection between “text neck” and neck pain? Researchers from Brazil don’t think so. Source: APTA Feed Study Contradicts Popular 'Text Neck' Theory

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