Category Archives: info

23 Jan
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Study: Physical Activity and Higher Motor Skills Create a 'Cognitive Reserve' Even When Brain Pathologies Are Present

Yes, researchers found that participants who recorded higher levels of PA and motor skills also tended to score higher on cognitive tests than did those with lower PA and motor skills. But there was an even more interesting finding uncovered ...

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22 Jan
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Study of Cash-Based PT Services Hints at Possibility of Increased Cost-Effectiveness

A small scale study that looks at the effect of cash based physical therapist (PT) services on utilization points to the possibility that the approach could be associated with lower overall costs and greater patient reported levels of improvement—although authors ...

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22 Jan
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APTA Breaks Ground on New Headquarters: APTA Centennial Center

Let the construction begin current and former APTA leaders gathered in Alexandria, Virginia, to celebrate the groundbreaking of APTA Centennial Center, a 7 story, 115,000 square foot building that will be the association’s headquarters beginning in 2021. Source: APTA Feed ...

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18 Jan
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2019 Federal Advocacy Forum Coming March 31; Registration Open Through March 18

A new Congress, new priorities, new opportunities for delivering the physical therapy message. Source: APTA Feed 2019 Federal Advocacy Forum Coming March 31; Registration Open Through March 18

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16 Jan
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, January 2019

APTA members and the profession in the media. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, January 2019

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15 Jan
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From Move Forward Radio: Retreat Helps Veterans With Amputation—and Their Families

The latest from Move Forward Radio. Source: APTA Feed From Move Forward Radio: Retreat Helps Veterans With Amputation—and Their Families

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11 Jan
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JAMA Study: 'Multicomponent' Exercise Interventions During Hospital Stay Can Reverse Functional Decline Among Patients 75 and Older

Could the right in-hospital exercise intervention reverse functional decline among patients who are elderly? Source: APTA Feed JAMA Study: 'Multicomponent' Exercise Interventions During Hospital Stay Can Reverse Functional Decline Among Patients 75 and Older

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11 Jan
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New Anthem UM Vendor in 5 States May be the Beginning of a Wider Shift

A new Anthem UM vendor is coming to 5 states. Are more on the way? Source: APTA Feed New Anthem UM Vendor in 5 States May be the Beginning of a Wider Shift

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09 Jan
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While You're in the Neighborhood: 2 Easy-to-Do Opportunities to Help the Local Community During CSM

Easy ways to help out while you’re at CSM (and even if you’re not attending). Source: APTA Feed While You're in the Neighborhood: 2 Easy-to-Do Opportunities to Help the Local Community During CSM

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08 Jan
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Draft HHS Report Backs Nonpharmacological Pain Management, Calls for Better Payer Coverage of Physical Therapy

“There is a lack of uniformity in insurance coverage and lack of coverage alignment with current practice guidelines for pain management.” Source: APTA Feed Draft HHS Report Backs Nonpharmacological Pain Management, Calls for Better Payer Coverage of Physical Therapy

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