Author Archives: akaptao

04 Aug
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PT Will Join Influential VA Committee

An influential VA committee now includes a PT. Source: APTA Feed PT Will Join Influential VA Committee

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04 Aug
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NYT Article Looks at 'Useless' Surgeries

The New York Times on “useless” spine and knee surgeries, and the need for patient choice. Source: APTA Feed NYT Article Looks at 'Useless' Surgeries

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03 Aug
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Opioid Dependence Claims Up by More Than 3,000% Since 2007

A report on private insurance claims finds a 3,000% increase in dependence claims, among other alarming statistics. Source: APTA Feed Opioid Dependence Claims Up by More Than 3,000% Since 2007

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03 Aug
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European Guidelines Strongly Recommend Physical Therapy With Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Physical therapy with graded exercise has received the strongest recommendation for treatment of fibromyalgia. Source: APTA Feed European Guidelines Strongly Recommend Physical Therapy With Exercise for Fibromyalgia

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02 Aug
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Research Roundup: Physical Inactivity Pandemic Takes Center Stage

Four new studies underscore the role physical activity plays in healthy, long lives. Source: APTA Feed Research Roundup: Physical Inactivity Pandemic Takes Center Stage

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02 Aug
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Health Volunteers Overseas Turns 30: Time to Share Your Experiences

Health Volunteers Overseas is turning 30 this month. Here’s how you can help celebrate. Source: APTA Feed Health Volunteers Overseas Turns 30: Time to Share Your Experiences

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01 Aug
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From PT in Motion: The Questions You Should Ask Suppliers

Getting suppliers to supply answers before you buy. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: The Questions You Should Ask Suppliers

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29 Jul
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CDC: 1 in 4 Americans Have Multiple Chronic Conditions, With Wide Variation Among States

Nationally, 1 in 4 Americans have multiple chronic conditions – but that doesn’t tell the whole story. Source: APTA Feed CDC: 1 in 4 Americans Have Multiple Chronic Conditions, With Wide Variation Among States

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28 Jul
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EMG Lab Accreditation Process Recognizes Role of PTs

A new program allows PT-run EMG labs to achieve accreditation. Source: APTA Feed EMG Lab Accreditation Process Recognizes Role of PTs

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27 Jul
0

Defense Department Makes Big Change in Tricare Vendors

The DoD’s Tricare insurance program will see some big changes. Source: APTA Feed Defense Department Makes Big Change in Tricare Vendors

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