Author Archives: akaptao

30 Mar
0

Upcoming Issue of PTJ Focuses on Building the Evidence Base for Physical Therapy in Pain Management

“These papers showcase diversity in approaches, techniques, and philosophies needed to make meaningful progress.” Source: APTA Feed Upcoming Issue of PTJ Focuses on Building the Evidence Base for Physical Therapy in Pain Management

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30 Mar
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CMS, APTA: OIG Report on Outpatient Physical Therapy Claims Contains Possible Flaws and Questionable Assumptions

CMS and APTA are questioning an OIG report on outpatient physical therapy claims under Medicare. Source: APTA Feed CMS, APTA: OIG Report on Outpatient Physical Therapy Claims Contains Possible Flaws and Questionable Assumptions

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28 Mar
0

Lynda Woodruff, Leader in Physical Therapy Education, Dies at 70

Lynda Woodruff, PT, PhD, an educator and trailblazer in the physical therapy profession, died at her home on March 20. The APTA lifetime member was 70. Woodruff was a visiting professor at Alabama State University (ASU) and Source: APTA Feed ...

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28 Mar
0

Researchers Say Tai Chi Shows Promise Over Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Could the mind-body aspects of tai chi make a difference? Source: APTA Feed Researchers Say Tai Chi Shows Promise Over Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia

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28 Mar
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The Crisis Continues: Opioids in the News, March 2018

Among the highlights: “Americans Take More Pain Pills – but not Because They’re in More Pain” Source: APTA Feed The Crisis Continues: Opioids in the News, March 2018

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27 Mar
0

One Call Care Management to Change Referral Practices as Result of Court Settlement

One Call began implementing the payment policy changes, which are specific to California, in February Source: APTA Feed One Call Care Management to Change Referral Practices as Result of Court Settlement

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26 Mar
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2018 Candidate Information, Statements Posted

New resources include candidate statements and biographical information. Source: APTA Feed 2018 Candidate Information, Statements Posted

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23 Mar
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Study: More 'Collaboration and Consistency' Needed Between PTs and Surgeons in TKA, THA Measures

Researchers say it’s going to become increasingly important for PTs and surgeons to pursue more “collaboration and consistency” when it comes to outcome measures for TKA and THA. Source: APTA Feed Study: More 'Collaboration and Consistency' Needed Between PTs and ...

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21 Mar
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Study: Adding Dry Needling to Exercise for Shoulder Pain Could Reduce Broader Costs

The study is an expansion of earlier published results…which indicated that including trigger point was just as effective as exercise alone at reducing shoulder pain intensity, and better at improving pain-related disability. Source: APTA Feed Study: Adding Dry Needling to ...

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20 Mar
0

APTA's New Mission Statement: A Healthier Society Through a Strong Community

APTA has a new mission, and it’s all about bringing people together. Source: APTA Feed APTA's New Mission Statement: A Healthier Society Through a Strong Community

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