Author Archives: akaptao

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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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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