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14 Apr
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JAMA: Spinal Manipulation Can Improve Acute LBP

Spinal manipulation for acute LBP works about as well as NSAIDs, researchers say. Source: APTA Feed JAMA: Spinal Manipulation Can Improve Acute LBP

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13 Apr
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#ChoosePT Video Wins National Award

APTA’s #ChoosePT opioid awareness campaign has been a well-received effort to promote physical therapy as a safe alternative to prescription opioids for pain management. And now it’s a national award winner. Source: APTA Feed #ChoosePT Video Wins National Award

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12 Apr
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Researchers Report Another Success in Using Electrical Stimulation to Restore Voluntary Movement in a Patient With Paralysis

Three years after a paralyzing injury a patient moves voluntarily, thanks to electrical stimulation. Source: APTA Feed Researchers Report Another Success in Using Electrical Stimulation to Restore Voluntary Movement in a Patient With Paralysis

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11 Apr
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Free Webinar for PTAs Focuses on the Value of APTA Membership

Member and nonmember PTAs: check out this free webinar from APTA on April 19. Source: APTA Feed Free Webinar for PTAs Focuses on the Value of APTA Membership

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10 Apr
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PTs Volunteering in Haiti Receive Awards for Service

Two PTs are honored for their volunteer work in Haiti. Source: APTA Feed PTs Volunteering in Haiti Receive Awards for Service

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07 Apr
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Bill Introduced in House Would End Physician Self-Referral Loophole for Physical Therapy

Medicare self referral loopholes—the exception that allows physicians to refer patients for physical therapy and other services to a business that has a financial relationship with the referring provider—is once again in the legislative spotlight on Capitol Hill. Source: APTA ...

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06 Apr
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2017 APTA Honors and Award Recipients Announced

APTA has announced this year’s Honors and Awards recipients. Source: APTA Feed 2017 APTA Honors and Award Recipients Announced

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05 Apr
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Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Back in Senate, Already Approved in House

  Could the Senate make life a little simpler for PTs who travel with sports teams? Source: APTA Feed Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Back in Senate, Already Approved in House

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04 Apr
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From PT in Motion: PTs and Patient Support Groups

  Treating several patients with the same diagnosis or similar mobility challenges? Maybe some introductions are in order.   Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: PTs and Patient Support Groups

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04 Apr
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APTA Encouraged by Creation of Commission on Opioid Crisis

APTA has issued a statement on a recent Trump administration decision. Source: APTA Feed APTA Encouraged by Creation of Commission on Opioid Crisis

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