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21 Jun
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From the APTA House of Delegates: Richard Nichols Named Honorary APTA Member

June 21, 2017: T. Richard Nichols, PhD, became an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) today by a unanimous vote of the APTA House of Delegates. Source: APTA Feed From the APTA House of Delegates: Richard Nichols ...

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20 Jun
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New at PTJ: Open-Access 'Best of the Best' Collection Focuses on LBP and Neck Pain

June 20, 2017: As far as APTA’s science journal Physical Therapy (PTJ) is concerned, “greatest hits” collections aren’t just for musicians—and it’s proving that point by issuing a special collection of PTJ articles on low back pain (LBP) and neck ...

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20 Jun
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Bill in House Aims to Hold Feds to Special Education Funding Obligations

June 20, 2017: Think that the US government should live up to its promises when it comes to funding educational needs of students with disabilities? So does a bipartisan group of legislators who have introduced a bill that would obligate ...

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19 Jun
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Study: Delaying ACL Surgery in Favor of Exercise Therapy May Produce Better Outcomes in Patients With 'Prognostic Factors'

June 19, 2017: Researchers analyzing a study of patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears have begun to connect the dots between early indicators of long-term outcomes and the kinds of treatments patients receive. They reached the conclusion that, for ...

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19 Jun
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APTA 2017 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

June 19, 2017: The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee on Monday, June 19, at the 2017 House of Delegates in Boston, Massachusetts. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2017 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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19 Jun
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'Bold Moves' Toward APTA Centennial Will Include New APTA Headquarters

June 19, 2017: As APTA approaches its centennial in 2021, the association is charting a course for a series of bold moves, and at least 1 of those moves will be about as literal as it gets: actual relocation to ...

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16 Jun
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CMS: Start Preparing for New Medicare Beneficiary ID Numbers

CMS wants providers to get ready for a switch to a new Medicare ID system. Source: APTA Feed CMS: Start Preparing for New Medicare Beneficiary ID Numbers

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15 Jun
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JAMA Viewpoint: The 'False Dichotomy' of Hospital Falls Prevention vs Mobility Promotion

June 15, 2017: Hospitals that keep patients immobile as a way of preventing falls are engaging in a “false dichotomy” that can be damaging in the long-term, argue authors of a “Viewpoint” article published recently in JAMA Internal Medicine (preview only available ...

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14 Jun
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, June 2017

Passing around the Good Stuff. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, June 2017

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12 Jun
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KY Senate Recognizes #ChoosePT and 'Phenomenal' APTA Members

June 12, 2017: APTA’s #ChoosePT antiopioid campaign is reaching millions of Americans thanks to the work of both the national association and its individual chapters. Apparently, these efforts haven’t escaped the notice of the Kentucky state senate, which issued a ...

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