Author Archives: akaptao

13 Oct
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US News: Time for Chronic Pain Treatment Without Opioids – and Policies That Make it Possible

About nondrug approaches to chronic pain: “They worked. They made patients physically stronger and gave them the self-management skills that helped them lead more fulfilling and productive lives.” Source: APTA Feed US News: Time for Chronic Pain Treatment Without Opioids ...

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12 Oct
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From Move Forward Radio: Transforming Society's Understanding of Pain

From Move Forward Radio: An interview with a Cleveland Clinic researcher who puts physical therapy at the front lines of pain treatment. Source: APTA Feed From Move Forward Radio: Transforming Society's Understanding of Pain

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11 Oct
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DEA Reduces 2017 Opioid Production Quotas – Mostly by Eliminating 'Buffer'

The DEA will reduce the amount of opioid drugs that will be manufactured in the US next year. Will it make a difference in the opioid epidemic? Source: APTA Feed DEA Reduces 2017 Opioid Production Quotas – Mostly by Eliminating ...

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07 Oct
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Many IRF Patients Experience Interruptions in Care – About 10% Due to Preventable Conditions

As many as 1 in 3 patients in IRFs for neurological conditions experience some type of interruption in care. Source: APTA Feed Many IRF Patients Experience Interruptions in Care – About 10% Due to Preventable Conditions

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06 Oct
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CDC: 2 in 10 Health Care Workers Didn't Get Flu Vaccines; 3 in 10 in Long-Term Care Settings

October , 2016: About 20% of health care personnel didn’t receive influenza vaccines during the 2015-2016 flu season, with employees in long-term care settings reporting an even higher—albeit improved—rate of non-vaccination, according to new data from the US Centers for ...

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05 Oct
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PTJ Poised to Move to 'Next Level' Through Publishing Partnership With Oxford University Press

PTJ’s partnership with Oxford University Press could lead to some significant advances for the journal. Source: APTA Feed PTJ Poised to Move to 'Next Level' Through Publishing Partnership With Oxford University Press

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04 Oct
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APTA Members: AMA Seeks Critical Input on Existing Physical Therapy CPT Code Values

October 4, 2016: APTA members are being alerted to be on the lookout for an important survey from the American Medical Association (AMA) that will help to shape values for certain existing physical therapy current procedural terminology (CPT) codes. Source: ...

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03 Oct
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Dutch Study Finds Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Useful in Countering Pediatric Constipation

Pelvic floor physical therapy – a help for children with functional constipation? Source: APTA Feed Dutch Study Finds Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Useful in Countering Pediatric Constipation

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30 Sep
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More than 1 in 10 Working-Age Americans Has 1 or More Disabilities; Rates Reveal Disparities

The CDC takes a look at disability rates and their relationship to income, education, and race. Source: APTA Feed More than 1 in 10 Working-Age Americans Has 1 or More Disabilities; Rates Reveal Disparities

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29 Sep
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From PT in Motion magazine: 'Top 10 States in Which to Practice'

What are the top 10 states for PTs and PTAs to practice? Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion magazine: 'Top 10 States in Which to Practice'

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