Author Archives: akaptao

07 Mar
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PTJ Perspective: PT Education on Medical Marijuana Highly Recommended

Medical marijuana is legal in half the US. How does that affect PTs? Source: APTA Feed PTJ Perspective: PT Education on Medical Marijuana Highly Recommended

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06 Mar
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Study: Manual Therapy Works as Well, And Sometimes Better, Than Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Manual therapy as effective as surgery for CTS–and sometimes, it’s even better. Source: APTA Feed Study: Manual Therapy Works as Well, And Sometimes Better, Than Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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03 Mar
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From PT in Motion: Ethics Under Pressure

March 3, 2017 This month’s “Ethics in Practice” column in PT in Motion magazine uses a fairly uncommon setting to get at a fairly common issue: namely, the ways in which external pressures can cloud the ability of a physical ...

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02 Mar
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PT Role in Wound Management Team Reinforced in New White Paper

March 2, 2017: Wound management needs to be addressed by a multidisciplinary team, with physical therapists (PTs) playing a key role throughout: that’s the theme of a new white paper that describes the current state of PTs in wound management. ...

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01 Mar
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The Latest at PTJ: New Technology, New Access, and a Packed Issue

The latest from PTJ. Source: APTA Feed The Latest at PTJ: New Technology, New Access, and a Packed Issue

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28 Feb
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Interactive Map From CMS Lays Out PT and OT Market Saturation

CMS just produced a “market saturation” map that includes PTs. Source: APTA Feed Interactive Map From CMS Lays Out PT and OT Market Saturation

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27 Feb
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Speak Out on Proposed Orthotics and Prosthetics Rule: Here's How

More burdens on PTs who provide custom orthoses and prostheses? Time to speak out. Source: APTA Feed Speak Out on Proposed Orthotics and Prosthetics Rule: Here's How

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27 Feb
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CMS Sends Out Comparative Billing Reports to PTs in Private Practice

CMS recently issued national provider Comparative Billing Reports on physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed CMS Sends Out Comparative Billing Reports to PTs in Private Practice

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24 Feb
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Study: Knee OA Treatment That Doesn't Follow Guidelines Comes at a Price

Stick to the guidelines for treatment of knee OA–and save money by doing it, say researchers. Source: APTA Feed Study: Knee OA Treatment That Doesn't Follow Guidelines Comes at a Price

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23 Feb
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From The Atlantic: Unsupported Treatments Such as Meniscus Surgeries 'Distressingly Ordinary'

Treatments not backed by evidence are “distressingly ordinary.” Source: APTA Feed From The Atlantic: Unsupported Treatments Such as Meniscus Surgeries 'Distressingly Ordinary'

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