Author Archives: akaptao

29 Aug
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Celebrate 20 Years of HIPAA by Giving Yourself the Gift of Compliance

How time flies. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act—HIPAA—turned 20 in August. In honor of this milestone, APTA PT in Motion News asked staff practice experts to share their top 6 tips to protect patient information. Source: APTA Feed ...

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26 Aug
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Zika Virus Effects Go Beyond Microcephaly, Guillain-Barré, Say Researchers

Researchers are learning more about how the Zika virus affects both fetal and adult brains. Source: APTA Feed Zika Virus Effects Go Beyond Microcephaly, Guillain-Barré, Say Researchers

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25 Aug
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Surgeon General Letter Urges Action on Opioids, Recommends CDC Treatment Guideline That Includes Physical Therapy

The Surgeon General has a message for physicians across the US – rethink the use of opioids. Source: APTA Feed Surgeon General Letter Urges Action on Opioids, Recommends CDC Treatment Guideline That Includes Physical Therapy

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24 Aug
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From PTJ: For the Very Elderly, Poststroke IRF Stays May Not Be Long Enough

IRFs can help very elderly patients poststroke, but are the patients staying long enough? Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: For the Very Elderly, Poststroke IRF Stays May Not Be Long Enough

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23 Aug
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Stem Cell-Protein Combination Reverses Poststroke Brain Damage in Mice

Could brain damage poststroke be reversed with a combination of stem cells and a protein? Source: APTA Feed Stem Cell-Protein Combination Reverses Poststroke Brain Damage in Mice

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22 Aug
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CMS Education Efforts on Jimmo Ruled Inadequate

A US District Court judge tells CMS it needs to do a better job of education around Jimmo. Source: APTA Feed CMS Education Efforts on Jimmo Ruled Inadequate

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19 Aug
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TIME Article: US Must Rethink Pain Treatment, Become 'Insistent' on Physical Therapy

From TIME magazine: we need to be “insistent” on the use of physical therapy for pain management. Source: APTA Feed TIME Article: US Must Rethink Pain Treatment, Become 'Insistent' on Physical Therapy

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19 Aug
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Video of Popular Roundtable Discussion on Physical Therapy and Pain Management Now Available

Video of a standout session from the 2016 NEXT Conference is now available–don’t miss it. Source: APTA Feed Video of Popular Roundtable Discussion on Physical Therapy and Pain Management Now Available

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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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