Tags: "news"

14 Dec
0

Large-Scale Study Finds Connection Between Early Physical Therapy and Lower Opioid Use

There was an average 10% drop in the likelihood of opioid use for patients who had early physical therapy for knee, back, neck, or shoulder pain. Source: APTA Feed Large-Scale Study Finds Connection Between Early Physical Therapy and Lower Opioid ...

Read More
12 Dec
0

Cochrane Researchers “Confident” in Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy as Effective UI Treatment

Strong support for pelvic floor muscle training. Source: APTA Feed Cochrane Researchers “Confident” in Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy as Effective UI Treatment

Read More
11 Dec
0

New Draft CPG on Locomotor Function Seeking Comments: Deadline December 21

A draft of the CPG is available for review and public comment until December 21—all physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students are invited to comment.    Source: APTA Feed New Draft CPG on Locomotor Function Seeking Comments: Deadline December ...

Read More
10 Dec
0

Study: PTs, Family Physicians Similar in Knowledge of LBP Management

Authors believe the results point to the need for further study of the potential for PTs in primary care settings, an issue that APTA is exploring. Source: APTA Feed Study: PTs, Family Physicians Similar in Knowledge of LBP Management

Read More
07 Dec
0

2019 Slate of Candidates Posted

The 2019 Slate of Candidates for APTA national office is now posted on the  APTA website. Source: APTA Feed 2019 Slate of Candidates Posted

Read More
07 Dec
0

PTJ: Physical Therapy Continuity of Care Linked to Lower Rate of Surgery, Lower Costs

“Health care systems could find this opportunity appealing, as physical therapy provider continuity is a modifiable clinical practice pattern.” Source: APTA Feed PTJ: Physical Therapy Continuity of Care Linked to Lower Rate of Surgery, Lower Costs

Read More
05 Dec
0

Listen Up! APTA Podcasts Keep You Inspired, Motivated, and In-the-Know

More content and variety than ever before. Source: APTA Feed Listen Up! APTA Podcasts Keep You Inspired, Motivated, and In-the-Know

Read More
04 Dec
0

Study: Early Physical Therapy for Neck Pain Associated With Lower Imaging Rates, Opioid Prescriptions, and Overall Cost

Early physical therapy was associated with fewer opioid prescriptions, reduced imaging rates, and lower overall costs. Source: APTA Feed Study: Early Physical Therapy for Neck Pain Associated With Lower Imaging Rates, Opioid Prescriptions, and Overall Cost

Read More
04 Dec
0

PT in Motion Magazine Looks at PTs in Primary Care

PTs as primary care providers isn’t a pie-in-the-sky idea. Source: APTA Feed PT in Motion Magazine Looks at PTs in Primary Care

Read More
03 Dec
0

Study: Clinic Ball Pits Carry Bacterial Risks

Have a ball pit at your clinic? Proceed with caution. Source: APTA Feed Study: Clinic Ball Pits Carry Bacterial Risks

Read More