Author Archives: akaptao

21 Nov
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Tim Flynn, PT, PhD, Wants Physical Therapists to Take the Lead in Pain Education

Tim Flynn wants his fellow PTs to help consumers understand potential harms from the “medical-industrial complex.” Source: APTA Feed Tim Flynn, PT, PhD, Wants Physical Therapists to Take the Lead in Pain Education

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21 Nov
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'Proof of Concept' Study Points to Possible Link Between Aerobic Exercise and Improvement in Cognitive Function in Patients With Vascular-Based Impairment

Could aerobic activity actually improve cognitive function in older adults with vascular-based impairments? Source: APTA Feed 'Proof of Concept' Study Points to Possible Link Between Aerobic Exercise and Improvement in Cognitive Function in Patients With Vascular-Based Impairment

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18 Nov
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Study: EHR Interoperability Necessary for Evaluating Quality Improvement

With so many different EHR vendors out there, increased standardization is essential. Source: APTA Feed Study: EHR Interoperability Necessary for Evaluating Quality Improvement

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17 Nov
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Quick Guide and Call-In Q&A Are Latest New Resources to Prepare for Payment in 2017

A quick guide to the new evaluation codes and a recording of payment reform webinar are the latest additions to APTA’s payment resources. Source: APTA Feed Quick Guide and Call-In Q&A Are Latest New Resources to Prepare for Payment in ...

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16 Nov
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November, 2016

Good news about APTA members and the physical therapy profession. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, November, 2016

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14 Nov
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ACOs Beginning to Take Creative Steps to Address Nonmedical Needs – But Can Those Steps Be Expanded?

Some ACOs are beginning to do something about patient needs around housing, transportation, and food insecurity. Source: APTA Feed ACOs Beginning to Take Creative Steps to Address Nonmedical Needs – But Can Those Steps Be Expanded?

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10 Nov
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From PTJ: Time for a 'Paradigm Shift' in Treatment of Patients With DPN

  Their opinion is straightforward: “People with DPN should be encouraged to maintain and even increase weight-bearing activities, rather than avoid them.” Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Time for a 'Paradigm Shift' in Treatment of Patients With DPN

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09 Nov
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Survey Results Reveal Traction Popular Among PTs Treating Neck Pain

Cervical traction for neck pain: popular among PTs, but why? Source: APTA Feed Survey Results Reveal Traction Popular Among PTs Treating Neck Pain

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08 Nov
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Get the Facts on the 2017 Fee Schedule

Get the facts on the 2017 physician fee schedule. Source: APTA Feed Get the Facts on the 2017 Fee Schedule

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07 Nov
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Study: Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Ineffective in Speeding Recovery From Tibial Fractures

Ultrasound devices for healing tibial fractures are ineffective, say researchers. Source: APTA Feed Study: Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Ineffective in Speeding Recovery From Tibial Fractures

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