Author Archives: akaptao

18 Aug
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Systematic Review: Commercial Video Games Likely a Good Option for Rehab

Wii, PlayStation, XBox as rehab aids – what the studies say. Source: APTA Feed Systematic Review: Commercial Video Games Likely a Good Option for Rehab

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17 Aug
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Patient-Centered Outcomes Institute Recognizes Physical Therapy's Role – Again

A patient-centered outcomes institute continues to recognize the valuable role of physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed Patient-Centered Outcomes Institute Recognizes Physical Therapy's Role – Again

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17 Aug
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, August 2016

August, 2016 Good Stuff: PTs and the Olympics, PT wilderness rescue, helping in Nicaragua, and more. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, August 2016

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16 Aug
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Researchers Say Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton Training Sparked Neurological Improvement in Individuals With Paraplegia

Could certain assistive technologies actually aid in neurological recovery? Source: APTA Feed Researchers Say Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton Training Sparked Neurological Improvement in Individuals With Paraplegia

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15 Aug
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APTA's Participation on Utilization Management Vendor Group Opens Channels for Increased Communication

APTA’s at the table for discussions with a large UM vendor. Source: APTA Feed APTA's Participation on Utilization Management Vendor Group Opens Channels for Increased Communication

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12 Aug
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2016 ELI Fellows Graduate From APTA Education Leadership Institute

August 12, 2016: Fifteen seasoned physical therapy educators have deepened their knowledge and skills over the past year, thanks to the APTA Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship. Source: APTA Feed 2016 ELI Fellows Graduate From APTA Education Leadership Institute

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11 Aug
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SNF, IRF Final Rules Increase Payment—And Reporting Requirements

Get APTA’s summary of the final CMS rules on SNFs and IRFs. Source: APTA Feed SNF, IRF Final Rules Increase Payment—And Reporting Requirements

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11 Aug
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NYT: Racial Disparities in Pain Treatment

The New York Times: “Minorities tend to receive less treatment for pain than whites, and suffer more disability as well.” Source: APTA Feed NYT: Racial Disparities in Pain Treatment

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10 Aug
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Bike Riding Most Common Sports-Related Reason for ED Visits and Inpatient Admissions

A new study looks at which sports produce the most ED visits and inpatient admissions. Source: APTA Feed Bike Riding Most Common Sports-Related Reason for ED Visits and Inpatient Admissions

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09 Aug
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From Business Insider: Insurance Companies 'Increasingly' Cutting Payments for Nondrug Pain Treatments

Business Insider reports on insurance companies that won’t pay for nondrug approaches to pain treatment. Source: APTA Feed From Business Insider: Insurance Companies 'Increasingly' Cutting Payments for Nondrug Pain Treatments

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