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17 Mar
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Study Looks at Readmission Hazards, Offsets Among Adults With Debility

March 17, 2016: A new study takes a closer look at just how readmissions play out for individuals admitted for inpatient rehabilition due to debility. Source: APTA Feed Study Looks at Readmission Hazards, Offsets Among Adults With Debility

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16 Mar
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CDC: Physical Therapy, Other Non-Drug, Non-Opioid Approaches Should be First-Line Treatment for Chronic Pain

March 16, 2016: In its final version of a guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) minces no words about the importance of physical therapy and other non-drug/non-opioid approaches. Source: APTA ...

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16 Mar
0

CDC: Physical Therapy, Other Non-Drug, Non-Opioid Approaches Should be First-Line Treatment for Chronic Pain

March 16, 2016: In its final version of a guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) minces no words about the importance of physical therapy and other non-drug/non-opioid approaches. Source: APTA ...

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16 Mar
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, March 2016

March 16, 2016: “The Good Stuff,” is an occasional series that highlights recent, mostly local media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on good news and stories of how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health ...

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16 Mar
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, March 2016

March 16, 2016: “The Good Stuff,” is an occasional series that highlights recent, mostly local media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on good news and stories of how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health ...

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15 Mar
0

A First: NFL Official Acknowledges Link Between Football-Related TBI and CTE

March 15, 2016: In what The Washington Post described as “a stunning admission,” a top official of the National Football League (NFL) has publicly conceded a link between head injuries in football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Source: APTA Feed ...

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15 Mar
0

A First: NFL Official Acknowledges Link Between Football-Related TBI and CTE

March 15, 2016: In what The Washington Post described as “a stunning admission,” a top official of the National Football League (NFL) has publicly conceded a link between head injuries in football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Source: APTA Feed ...

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15 Mar
0

Army Study on Minimalist Running Shoes Finds No Reduction in Injury Risk

March 15, 2016: A new study from the US Army says that when it comes to choosing between minimalist running shoes (MRS) and traditional running shoes (TRS), there are plenty of differences to consider, but injury risk probably shouldn’t be ...

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15 Mar
0

Army Study on Minimalist Running Shoes Finds No Reduction in Injury Risk

March 15, 2016: A new study from the US Army says that when it comes to choosing between minimalist running shoes (MRS) and traditional running shoes (TRS), there are plenty of differences to consider, but injury risk probably shouldn’t be ...

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14 Mar
0

SNF Use of Highest Therapy Categories to be Investigated by RACs

New data now available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seem to back up allegations that many skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are inappropriately using “ultra-high” (RU) and “very high” (RV) rehabilitation categories to increase their payments—and improve ...

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