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21 Sep
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Analysis: Exercise, Psychological Treatment Outperforms Drug-Based Approaches for Cancer-Related Fatigue

September 21, 2017: Authors of a new meta-analysis say there’s little doubt that exercise and psychological interventions, used alone or in combination, are superior to pharmacological approaches in the treatment of cancer-related fatigue (CRF). Source: APTA Feed Analysis: Exercise, Psychological ...

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20 Sep
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PT, PTA Students Use 'Flash Action' Against the Therapy Cap

September 20, 2017: A physical therapist (PT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) student-led “flash action strategy” (FAS) held last week was all about stopping the Medicare therapy cap. Source: APTA Feed PT, PTA Students Use 'Flash Action' Against the Therapy ...

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20 Sep
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Microchips That Reprogram Cells, 'Superglam' Physical Therapy, and Powow Sweat: Highlights From 'Making the Rounds'

September 20, 2017: This year, PT in Motion News added a new section to the weekly news blast to members—”Making the Rounds,” a collection of interesting reads for the profession from across the Internet. Source: APTA Feed Microchips That Reprogram Cells, ...

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19 Sep
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7 Cool Things That Happened at APTA Over the Summer (And 1 Cool Thing for the Foundation)

September 19, 2017: 7 Cool Things That Happened at APTA Over the Summer (And 1 Cool Thing for the Foundation) Source: APTA Feed 7 Cool Things That Happened at APTA Over the Summer (And 1 Cool Thing for the Foundation)

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19 Sep
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Funding Opportunity for Chapters, Practices to Encourage Activity for People With Arthritis

September 19, 2017: APTA chapters and individual physical therapy practices have a new incentive to start or enhance programs that encourage people with arthritis to be more active—but time is short to take advantage of it. Source: APTA Feed Funding ...

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18 Sep
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5 Examples of Why You Should be Reading the APTA Student Pulse Blog

September 18, 2017: Given that physical therapy students represent a significant portion of APTA membership, you can’t really call the APTA Student Assembly’s “Pulse” blog a “best-kept secret” or “hidden gem.” Still, because the blog series is targeted at students, ...

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15 Sep
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8 APTA Collections That Could Make You a Better Therapist

September 15, 2017: The APTA website is home to some fascinating archives devoted to a variety of topics. Some put you in touch with the thought leaders of the physical therapy profession; others help you keep up with the latest ...

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13 Sep
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, September 2017

September 13, 2017: “The Good Stuff,” is an occasional series that highlights recent, mostly local media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on good news and stories of how individual physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist ...

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12 Sep
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Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day? PTNow Can Help

September 12, 2017: Falls Prevention Awareness Day is coming September 22, making now a great time to check out falls-related resources on APTA’s recently expanded PTNow evidence-based practice center. Source: APTA Feed Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day? PTNow Can ...

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11 Sep
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PTJ: Preterm Infants Less Able to Explore, May Lead to Delays

September 11, 2017: Infants born preterm may be less able to perform certain motor and exploratory behaviors, which could lead to future cognitive and developmental delays, suggests a study in the September issue of PTJ. Source: APTA Feed PTJ: Preterm ...

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