Category Archives: info

30 May
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Don't Miss Out: 4 Events at NEXT You Have to See for Yourself

There are 4 events—2 lectures, 1 panel discussion, and 1, well…something else—that should be on your “can’t miss” list for NEXT 2018. Source: APTA Feed Don't Miss Out: 4 Events at NEXT You Have to See for Yourself

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29 May
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CDC: Rates of Outpatient Rehab Poststroke Low in Several States

Despite its proven effectiveness at helping individuals recover from stroke and its important role in preventing future events, outpatient rehabilitation poststroke is still underutilized in many states, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and ...

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24 May
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Study: Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Overall Costs, Reduces Chances of Later Opioid Prescription

Odds of receiving a later opioid prescription dropped 87% when patients visited a PT first for LBP. Source: APTA Feed Study: Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Overall Costs, Reduces Chances of Later Opioid Prescription

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23 May
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Major Overhaul of VA Choice Could be On the Way—But Health Net Won't Be Around For It

It’s a $52 billion package that proponents say will open up access to non-VA providers for many vets. Source: APTA Feed Major Overhaul of VA Choice Could be On the Way—But Health Net Won't Be Around For It

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22 May
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Study: Home Is a Better Bet Than Hospitals for Achieving More PA Poststroke

There’s no place like home for engaging in the levels of physical activity (PA) that can aid in recovery poststroke—at least compared with the current hospital setting—according to a small study from Australia. For the study, researchers Source: APTA Feed ...

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21 May
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APTA Weighs in on Opioid Use Disorder, Opioid Poisoning, Among People With Disabilities

APTA has contributed to an effort that may help shed light on an often overlooked facet of the opioid crisis—the impact of opioid use disorder on people with disabilities. While final directions have not been laid out, the comments are ...

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21 May
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Advanced Cancer Patients Can Benefit From Structured Exercise, Say Researchers

Incorporating structured exercise into supportive care can help improve the lives of patients with advanced cancer, say researchers in an article e published ahead of print in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (abstract only available for free). In ...

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18 May
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PTs From the US Selected to Speak at International Physical Therapy Congress

May 18, 2018: A total of 13 physical therapists (PTs) from the US will be among the main speakers at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress to be held in Geneva May 10–13, 2019. Source: APTA Feed PTs ...

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18 May
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2018 House of Delegates Motions, Background Papers Posted

May 18, 2018: Now available to APTA members: the complete first packet of motions, accompanied by background papers, to be considered by the 2018 APTA House of Delegates (House) when it convenes June 25-27, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Source: APTA ...

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16 May
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, May 2018

Members and the profession in national and local media. Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, May 2018

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