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19 Jun
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Ready to Own Up to Your PT in Motion Cover Preference?

June 19, 2015: Get a new lease on your artistic life by taking ownership of the August PT in Motion magazine cover. Source: APTA Feed Ready to Own Up to Your PT in Motion Cover Preference?

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18 Jun
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More Evidence Questions Benefits of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

June 18, 2015: The case continues to mount around the lack of evidence to support arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knees. Source: APTA Feed More Evidence Questions Benefits of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

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18 Jun
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2016 McMillan, Maley Lecturers Announced; 2015 APTA Award Recipients Honored

June 18, 2015: APTA honored recipients of its 2015 awards program on June 4, and set the stage for next year by announcing the 2016 McMillan and Maley lecturers. Source: APTA Feed 2016 McMillan, Maley Lecturers Announced; 2015 APTA Award ...

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17 Jun
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FDA Approves Second Deep Brain Stimulation Device for PD, Essential Tremor

June 17, 2015: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a second deep brain stimulation (DBS) device that it says can reduce Parkinson disease (PD) symptoms and essential tremor. Source: APTA Feed FDA Approves Second Deep Brain Stimulation ...

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16 Jun
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Intensive Motor Learning Can Improve Function Poststroke, Even if it Begins a Year Later

June 16, 2015: Authors of a small study of motor learning (ML) treatment with patients poststroke claim that not only can the approach make a difference more than a year after the stroke event, but that ML alone works about ...

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15 Jun
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Physical Activity's Effects at the Molecular Level Focus of New NIH Program

June 15, 2015: When it comes to the benefits of physical activity, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is thinking big by thinking small. Like, really, really small. Source: APTA Feed Physical Activity's Effects at the Molecular Level Focus of ...

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15 Jun
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Medicare Provides Tips on Reducing Errors Around Insufficient Documentation

June 15, 2015: According to Medicare administrative contractors (MACs), physical therapy procedures are among the “more common” procedures that get denied due to insufficient documentation. Source: APTA Feed Medicare Provides Tips on Reducing Errors Around Insufficient Documentation

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12 Jun
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In-Home Physical Therapy Program Featured in Huffington Post

June 12, 2015: A recent article in The Huffington Post shines a spotlight on an early in-home physical therapy program in New York that’s helping patients with hip and knee replacements get moving sooner and at lower costs. Source: APTA ...

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11 Jun
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'Haptic' Technology, Ultra High-Speed Internet at the Heart of Telerehabilitation Project

June 11, 2015: Telerehabilitation may have a way to go before it’s widely available, but beginning this month, some physical therapists (PTs) at the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center will have the chance to work with the latest in technology ...

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11 Jun
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Researchers Say Long-Term Care Hospitals Structure Discharges to Get Maximum Payments

June 11, 2015: A new study says that long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) are basing discharge decisions less on patient status and more on capitalizing on a schedule that maximizes their reimbursements. Source: APTA Feed Researchers Say Long-Term Care Hospitals Structure ...

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