Author Archives: akaptao

14 Sep
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PT, PTA Students Lead the Charge to Support PT-PAC Through #FAS2016

PT and PTA students across the country are showing their support for PT-PAC. Source: APTA Feed PT, PTA Students Lead the Charge to Support PT-PAC Through #FAS2016

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13 Sep
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Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Passes House

More protection for PTs who travel with sports team may be on the way. Source: APTA Feed Bill Protecting PTs Traveling With Sports Teams Passes House

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13 Sep
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Study: 'Safe Landing Strategies' to Reduce Falls Injury Show Promise

Could “safe landing strategies” help reduce falls-related injuries? Source: APTA Feed Study: 'Safe Landing Strategies' to Reduce Falls Injury Show Promise

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12 Sep
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FDA Clears First Device Specifically Designed to Assess Function After Concussion

The FDA has made its first-ever clearance of a device designed to assess function after concussion. Source: APTA Feed FDA Clears First Device Specifically Designed to Assess Function After Concussion

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09 Sep
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Choose Policies That #ChoosePT: 6 Policy Fixes That Could Improve Access to PTs

September 9, 2016: The #ChoosePT campaign is helping to call attention to the role physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) can play in providing consumers with effective, nondrug approaches to pain management. Source: APTA Feed Choose Policies That ...

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08 Sep
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LEAP: Bringing Cochrane to the Clinic

September 8, 2016: You’re probably familiar with Cochrane systematic reviews, those studies-of-studies that are intended to provide the most reliable take on conditions and treatments. Cochrane reviews provide invaluable information—but how do you put that information into practice? Source: APTA ...

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07 Sep
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APTA 'Deeply Disappointed' By CMS Decision on New Evaluation Codes in Proposed 2017 Fee Schedule

September 7, 2016: Concerned for its members, the physical therapy profession, and the patients and clients served, APTA expressed “deep disappointment” this week that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) failed to adopt different payment values to correspond ...

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07 Sep
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World Physical Therapy Day Focuses on 'Adding Life to Years'

September 7, 2016: September 8 is World Physical Therapy Day, and there’s still time in this digitally connected world to plan to help your colleagues around the globe raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Source: APTA Feed World ...

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06 Sep
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Don't Slip on Appeal: Tips and Resources to Help You Navigate Payers and Insurance Commissioners

September 6, 2016: Everyone knows the old saying about death and taxes being the only certainties in life. Physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) can probably add 1 more to that list: appeals to insurance company payment decisions. ...

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02 Sep
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Coming to Your TV and Radio: APTA’s #ChoosePT Campaign

September 2, 2016: APTA’s #ChoosePT campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of long-term opioid use and the safe alternative of physical therapy for pain management has already attracted media attention and generated buzz online and on social media. Source: ...

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