Author Archives: akaptao

19 Jan
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Major Health Industry Groups Look to Streamline Prior Authorization

While prior insurance authorization may be right up there with death and taxes when it comes to life’s certainties, 6 major health industry groups believe the process could be much improved.   Source: APTA Feed Major Health Industry Groups Look ...

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19 Jan
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Study: To Avoid LBP, Runners Should Think Deep

“The deep erector spinae required the largest compensations when weakened individually.” Source: APTA Feed Study: To Avoid LBP, Runners Should Think Deep

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17 Jan
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, January 2018

The brave, the creative, the dedicated – all in this month’s “Good Stuff.” Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, January 2018

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16 Jan
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Film Star Kathy Bates Helps to Spread the Word on Lymphedema Management in APTA Oncology Section's Journal

“We need awareness. …Please help me spread the word.” Source: APTA Feed Film Star Kathy Bates Helps to Spread the Word on Lymphedema Management in APTA Oncology Section's Journal

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12 Jan
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Ohio Workers' Comp Program Requires Nonsurgical, Nonopioid Treatment of LBP as a First Step

The state now requires that all workers with work-related back injuries undergo at least 60 days of nonsurgical care, including physical therapy,  before pursuing other treatments. Source: APTA Feed Ohio Workers' Comp Program Requires Nonsurgical, Nonopioid Treatment of LBP as ...

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12 Jan
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APTA Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry Again Receives CMS Designation for MIPS Reporting

The value of the Registry goes well beyond MIPS data submission. Source: APTA Feed APTA Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry Again Receives CMS Designation for MIPS Reporting

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10 Jan
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From PTJ: Office Work Doesn't Have To Be a Pain in the Neck

Could exercises in the workplace reduce office workers’ neck pain? Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Office Work Doesn't Have To Be a Pain in the Neck

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09 Jan
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Survey: HIIT Tops the List of Fitness Trends for 2018

What’s the future of fitness? Source: APTA Feed Survey: HIIT Tops the List of Fitness Trends for 2018

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08 Jan
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CDC: 40% of Patients With Arthritis Don't Receive Exercise Counseling From Providers

“The prevalence of [exercise] counseling remains low for a self-managed behavior with proven benefits and few risks, especially among those who are inactive.” Source: APTA Feed CDC: 40% of Patients With Arthritis Don't Receive Exercise Counseling From Providers

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05 Jan
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The Hard Therapy Cap Is Here: Answers to Some Common Questions

Questions and answers about the no-exceptions therapy cap now in place. Source: APTA Feed The Hard Therapy Cap Is Here: Answers to Some Common Questions

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