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10 Jun
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PT in Motion Magazine Again an Award-Winning Publication

June 10, 2015: APTA’s PT in Motion magazine has earned an APEX Award of Excellence in the printed magazine, journals, and tabloids category for publications of more than 32 pages. Source: APTA Feed PT in Motion Magazine Again an Award-Winning ...

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09 Jun
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HHS Falls Prevention Program Gets Results, According to Program Creators

June 9, 2015: Creators of a US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)-sponsored falls prevention program are claiming that the combination of home visits, calls, education, and evaluations they employed not only reduced falls risk and incidence, but resulted ...

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08 Jun
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High Heel-Related Injuries Nearly Double in 10 Years

June 8, 2015: Maybe it’s time to slip off those high heels before you slip off those high heels. Source: APTA Feed High Heel-Related Injuries Nearly Double in 10 Years

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05 Jun
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Physical Therapy Transforms: Over 1,000 Bring the Message to Capitol Hill

June 5, 2015: Sure, it was a little rainy. Sure, it was a bit cool for June in Washington, DC. But that didn’t stop more than 1,100 physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy from ...

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05 Jun
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Hospital-Based Physical Therapy Reduces Readmission Rates for Older Adults With Pneumonia

June 5, 2015: Hospital-based physical therapy for older adults isn’t just beneficial to recovery from events such as stroke and hip fracture: a new study supports the idea that it can also lead to better outcomes for patients with acute ...

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04 Jun
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Experts Recommend 2-4 Hours of Standing During Workday

June 4, 2015: That old REM song was right: you should stand in the place where you work. And now, according to some researchers, you can tack on “for about 2 to 4 hours a day” to the lyrics. Source: ...

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03 Jun
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Inactivity Rates Continue to Climb Among Americans 65 and Older

June 3, 2015: The latest report on the health of Americans 65 and over contains some good news—except when it comes to physical activity, with 1 in 3 older Americans now failing to meet minimum requirements. Source: APTA Feed Inactivity ...

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02 Jun
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Newest Round of Medicare Payment Data Includes Information on 39,000 PTs

June 2, 2015: The newest round of extensive Medicare part B payment data released by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is already making headlines for the “vast trove” of payment data on more than 950,000 providers, ...

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01 Jun
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APTA 2015 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

June 1, 2015: The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Monday night at the House of Delegates in National Harbor, Maryland. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2015 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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01 Jun
0

From PT in Motion Magazine: Predictive Analytics, Coming to a Practice Near You?

June 1, 2015: “Big data” isn’t just a marketing buzzword: it’s a tool with real-world applications that are already reshaping the way some physical therapists (PTs) treat their patients through the use of predictive analytics. Source: APTA Feed From PT ...

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