Author Archives: akaptao

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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05 Jan
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Most-Read Student Pulse Blog Posts of 2017 Point to a Bright Future for the Profession

APTA’s Student Assembly Pulse blog series is worth checking out. Source: APTA Feed Most-Read Student Pulse Blog Posts of 2017 Point to a Bright Future for the Profession

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04 Jan
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Get the Latest on the Future of Payment—And the Now of Home Health

Are you ready for the future of payment—both near-term and down the road? APTA is ready to help you stay up to speed.   Source: APTA Feed Get the Latest on the Future of Payment—And the Now of Home Health

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03 Jan
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Study: Referral to Physical Therapy for LBP Reduces Odds of Later Opioid Prescription—Even When Patients Don't Follow Up on the Referral

“Recommending physical therapy provides reassurance to patients that their LBP is best managed with physical activity and is in line with advice to stay active.” Source: APTA Feed Study: Referral to Physical Therapy for LBP Reduces Odds of Later Opioid ...

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