Author Archives: akaptao

12 Dec
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President Signs Law Allowing PTAs in TRICARE; Implementation May Not Be Immediate

One thing that’s certain: the change won’t take effect immediately. Source: APTA Feed President Signs Law Allowing PTAs in TRICARE; Implementation May Not Be Immediate

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11 Dec
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APTA Board Recommends Further Exploration of Education Reform Through Education Leadership Partnership

APTA’s Board is looking to the Education Leadership Partnership to explore the future of clinical education. Source: APTA Feed APTA Board Recommends Further Exploration of Education Reform Through Education Leadership Partnership

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08 Dec
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Move Forward Radio: Former NBA All-Star Grant Hill Discusses Pain Management and Alternatives to Opioids

“Listen to your body. This is your body. This is your health. You don’t have to rely on opioids to deal with pain.” Source: APTA Feed Move Forward Radio: Former NBA All-Star Grant Hill Discusses Pain Management and Alternatives to ...

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06 Dec
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APTA Fellowship Opportunities Focus on Education Research

  APTA has opened its search to fill a fellowship position that will help to define the body of knowledge that drives physical therapist education.   Source: APTA Feed APTA Fellowship Opportunities Focus on Education Research

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05 Dec
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Study: Even Small Amounts of PA Can Reduce CVD Risk Among the Elderly

“Even modest engagement in PA may be associated with a substantially lower CVD risk in the elderly.” Source: APTA Feed Study: Even Small Amounts of PA Can Reduce CVD Risk Among the Elderly

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04 Dec
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New Webpage Maps APTA's Coalition Connections

APTA extends the “better together” idea far beyond its own members and components. And now you need look no further than a new APTA webpage for proof. Source: APTA Feed New Webpage Maps APTA's Coalition Connections

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01 Dec
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Final CMS Bundling Rule Reduces Number of Mandated Participants, Expands Possibilities for PTs

CMS is backing off on its knee and hip replacement bundled care model–while opening up possibilities for some PTs. Source: APTA Feed Final CMS Bundling Rule Reduces Number of Mandated Participants, Expands Possibilities for PTs

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01 Dec
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Study: Physical Therapy May Be Underused Among Patients With OA

While 70%–82% of participants in 3 clinical trials had used oral analgesics to treat OA symptoms, only 39%–52% had used physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed Study: Physical Therapy May Be Underused Among Patients With OA

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01 Dec
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2018 Slate of Candidates Posted

The 2018 Slate of Candidates for APTA national office is now posted on the APTA website.  Source: APTA Feed 2018 Slate of Candidates Posted

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01 Dec
0

From PT in Motion: Walking Away From the PT Designation

Do you stop being a PT when you drop the “PT” designation after your name? Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: Walking Away From the PT Designation

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