Author Archives: akaptao

14 May
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Study: Patients in Cardiac Rehab Are Older, Less Healthy, and Have More Diverse Needs Than Patients 20 Years Ago

Rates of diabetes, hypertension, and obesity are up. Source: APTA Feed Study: Patients in Cardiac Rehab Are Older, Less Healthy, and Have More Diverse Needs Than Patients 20 Years Ago

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13 May
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30 Minutes of 'Acute' Exercise Temporarily Boosts Memory-Related Brain Activity, Strengthens Brain Over Time

30 minutes of exercise can improve recall temporarily and condition your brain to work more efficiently in the long run. Source: APTA Feed 30 Minutes of 'Acute' Exercise Temporarily Boosts Memory-Related Brain Activity, Strengthens Brain Over Time

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08 May
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CDC: Arthritis Affects 1 in 4 in US; More Emphasis on Physical Activity Needed

The findings point to a position long-supported by APTA: increased PA among individuals with arthritis can have a marked impact on reducing pain severity and increasing function. Source: APTA Feed CDC: Arthritis Affects 1 in 4 in US; More Emphasis ...

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07 May
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From PT in Motion Magazine: 50 Years of PTAs

1969 wasn’t all Woodstock and moonwalks. Just ask a PTA. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion Magazine: 50 Years of PTAs

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06 May
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Study of Health System Reveals Good Functional Outcomes for Patients in Bundled Care Model

Do bundled care models work for patients? A new study says yes. Source: APTA Feed Study of Health System Reveals Good Functional Outcomes for Patients in Bundled Care Model

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03 May
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Time to Standardize Acute Care Rehab for Patients Poststroke, Say Researchers

About 15% of all patients poststroke received no rehabilitation services while in acute care. Source: APTA Feed Time to Standardize Acute Care Rehab for Patients Poststroke, Say Researchers

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01 May
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Study: 54% of Middle-Income Seniors Won't be Able to Afford Assisted Living Costs, Medical Expenses in 10 Years

The results aren’t encouraging for middle-class seniors, defined as those 75 and older with annuitized financial resources of between $25,000 and $74,298 in 2014 dollars. Source: APTA Feed Study: 54% of Middle-Income Seniors Won't be Able to Afford Assisted Living ...

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30 Apr
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APTA, Other Organizations, Will Share Anti-Opioid Efforts

More than 100 groups will be exchanging information and sharing experiences of their efforts to battle the opioid abuse crisis. Source: APTA Feed APTA, Other Organizations, Will Share Anti-Opioid Efforts

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29 Apr
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5 Ways to Get Up to Speed on Interprofessional Health Care in Education and Practice

  From research papers to PT in Motion magazine feature articles, there’s a little something for everyone. Source: APTA Feed 5 Ways to Get Up to Speed on Interprofessional Health Care in Education and Practice

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26 Apr
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Congressional Roundup: What's on APTA's Legislative Advocacy Radar

There’s someimportant legislation in the works, and APTA and its members are there to advocate. Source: APTA Feed Congressional Roundup: What's on APTA's Legislative Advocacy Radar

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