Category Archives: info

11 Mar
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CSM 2015: Highlights, Videos, Photos Now Available

March 11, 2015: If you were one of the 9,455 people who attended the 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Indianapolis, here’s your chance to experience it all over again. Source: APTA Feed CSM 2015: Highlights, Videos, Photos Now ...

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11 Mar
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Systematic Review: Telerehabilitation Data 'Encouraging' but Not Conclusive

March 11, 2015: Telerehabilitation is on the rise, but conclusive research on its effectiveness in regaining motor function is still lacking—except maybe when it comes to recovery from total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Source: APTA Feed Systematic Review: Telerehabilitation Data 'Encouraging' ...

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10 Mar
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Medical Research Gets Its Own App

March 10, 2015: It may lack the glitz of the $10,000 gold-plated AppleWatch that debuted this week, but Apple’s new foray into open-source medical research is turning its share of heads in health care. Source: APTA Feed Medical Research Gets ...

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10 Mar
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New Report Claims 20% Jump in Health Care Records Theft in 2014

March 10, 2015: Medical identity theft increased by 21% between 2013 and 2014, adding an estimated 500,000 Americans to the 2 million who have been victimized over the past 5 years. Source: APTA Feed New Report Claims 20% Jump in ...

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09 Mar
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The Future of Fitness: Every Breath You Take, You'll Be Watching You

March 9, 2015: To just about nobody’s surprise, the future of working out is shaping up to be a lot like the future of most everything else: data-driven, networked, personalized, and maybe just a little creepy. Source: APTA Feed The ...

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09 Mar
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Robotic Glove Connected to Video Game Shows Promise for Individuals Poststroke

March 9, 2015: Researchers in England are hoping a prototype robotic glove will help speed rehabilitation for individuals poststroke by way of video games that are fun and interesting enough to keep users playing without real-time monitoring by health care ...

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08 Mar
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CMS Appears Ready for ICD-10—Claims Submitters, Maybe Not So Much

February 27, 2015: If grades were being handed out, the first real test of how well the new ICD-10 system integrates with the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) resulted in a solid B. Source: APTA Feed CMS ...

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06 Mar
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Use Your Words: Small Study Says Descriptions Make a Difference in Men's Pelvic Floor Training

March 6, 2015: When it comes to training men to activate their pelvic floor muscles, it may be good to have a way with words. Source: APTA Feed Use Your Words: Small Study Says Descriptions Make a Difference in Men's ...

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06 Mar
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Demand for PTs Likely to Increase, Even With More Graduates Available

March 6, 2015: The latest data from APTA shows that while an increase in graduates from physical therapist (PT) education programs could help to slightly lower projected workforce shortages in the future, the trend toward increased health insurance coverage nationwide ...

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06 Mar
0

Many PT Programs Describe Their Pain Management Education as Not 'Adequate'

March 3, 2015: While it appears that physical therapist (PT) education programs have increased the amount of time spent on pain education over the years, only 63% of faculty respondents to a recent survey believe that today’s students are receiving ...

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