Category Archives: info

28 Apr
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Consumer Reports Includes Physical Therapy in Pain Relief Feature

April 28, 2016: The national dialogue on pain treatment has now been highlighted by Consumer Reports in an article that promotes physical therapy as an effective alternative to opioids and other painkillers. Source: APTA Feed Consumer Reports Includes Physical Therapy ...

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28 Apr
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PTs, PTAs, Students Bring the #PTTransforms Message to Capitol Hill During Federal Advocacy Forum

April 8, 2016: When it comes to important issues for the physical therapy profession, the halls of Congress may be just a little more informed than they were this time last week. Source: APTA Feed PTs, PTAs, Students Bring the ...

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27 Apr
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Dutch Study Finds Positive Long-Term Outcomes for Multidisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Pain

April 27, 2016: Authors of a new study say that taking a multidisciplinary approach to chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) seems to be beneficial even 2 years after a rehabilitation program has ended—particularly in terms of reducing health care provider usage ...

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26 Apr
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In the News: Tech-Driven Approaches Improve TKA, THA Surgery and Recovery

April 26, 2016: Rehabilitation from total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) may be a constant, but the time needed for rehab could be shortened, thanks to new ways of performing TKA, THA, and joint restoration surgeries. Source: ...

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26 Apr
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New Wisconsin Law Allows PTs to Order X-Rays

April 25, 2016: Physical therapists (PTs) in Wisconsin now have a big addition to their licensing law: the ability to order x-rays. Source: APTA Feed New Wisconsin Law Allows PTs to Order X-Rays

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26 Apr
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New Wisconsin Law Allows PTs to Order X-Rays

April 25, 2016: Physical therapists (PTs) in Wisconsin now have a big addition to their licensing law: the ability to order x-rays. Source: APTA Feed New Wisconsin Law Allows PTs to Order X-Rays

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22 Apr
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Legendary Physical Therapy Leader Charles Magistro Dies

April 22, 2016: Charles M. Magistro, PT, DPT (hon), DrSci (hon), FAPTA, a passionate physical therapy leader whose contributions spanned education, research, policy, and community involvement died on April 21 at age 91. Source: APTA Feed Legendary Physical Therapy Leader ...

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22 Apr
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Legendary Physical Therapy Leader Charles Magistro Dies

April 22, 2016: Charles M. Magistro, PT, DPT (hon), DrSci (hon), FAPTA, a passionate physical therapy leader whose contributions spanned education, research, policy, and community involvement died on April 21 at age 91. Source: APTA Feed Legendary Physical Therapy Leader ...

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22 Apr
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SNF and IRF Proposed Rules Continue CMS Push Toward Quality Reporting, Value-Based Payment

April 22, 2016: Continued emphases on quality reporting and new payment models are at the center of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed 2017 rules for SNFs and IRFs. Source: APTA Feed SNF and IRF Proposed Rules ...

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21 Apr
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PTJ Podcast Roundup: Debility, Children's Mobility Needs, PTs in the ICU, and More

April 21, 2016: Recent podcasts available from PTJ cover debility, children’s mobility needs, PTs in the ICU, and much more. Source: APTA Feed PTJ Podcast Roundup: Debility, Children's Mobility Needs, PTs in the ICU, and More

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