Tags: "news"

06 Apr
0

PT-PTA Toolkit Now Available

March 27, 2015: Physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have long understood the value of the PT-PTA relationship and how that relationship can be put to best use in patient and client care. Now there’s a 1-stop source ...

Read More
05 Apr
0

Systematic Review: Dry Needling, Ischemic Compression for Neck Pain Supported by Moderate-to-Strong Evidence

March 20, 2015: Authors of a new systematic review of neck pain interventions say that while it’s clear more research is needed, there is already moderate-to-strong evidence that both dry needling (DN) and ischemic compression (IC) can lessen pain intensity ...

Read More
03 Apr
0

Applications for Movement System Task Force Now Open

April 3, 2015: APTAhas opened a call for its newest volunteer group, the Movement Systems Task Force. Source: APTA Feed Applications for Movement System Task Force Now Open

Read More
03 Apr
0

CMS Offers Update on Therapy Cap, SGR in Wake of March 31 Expirations

April 3, 2015: A special edition of the Medicare Learning Network’s provider enews recaps changes that kicked in when SGR and therapy cap exceptions expired on March 31. Source: APTA Feed CMS Offers Update on Therapy Cap, SGR in Wake ...

Read More
02 Apr
0

PT in Motion Magazine: PT and Teammates Totally Space Out

April 2, 2015: You know it’s a serious long-distance relay race when NASA Mission Control has to get involved. Source: APTA Feed PT in Motion Magazine: PT and Teammates Totally Space Out

Read More
01 Apr
0

Doubts About Acetaminophen for LBP, OA Lead to Discussion of Effectiveness of Exercise

April 1, 2015: A new study that questions the effectiveness of acetaminophen for low back pain (LBP) and hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) has also sparked a discussion about what does work: namely, movement and exercise. Source: APTA Feed Doubts ...

Read More
31 Mar
0

Study: Early Mobility Sparks Biochemical Change to Fight Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

March 31, 2015: Researchers working with mice on treadmills think they’re closer to understanding at least some of the positive biochemical changes that are triggered by early mobility. Source: APTA Feed Study: Early Mobility Sparks Biochemical Change to Fight Acute ...

Read More
31 Mar
0

2015 House of Delegates Motions Posted

March 31, 2015: APTA members can now access the first official packet of proposals—including bylaws amendments—that will be considered by the 2015 APTA House of Delegates (House) when it convenes June 1-3 in National Harbor, Maryland. Source: APTA Feed 2015 ...

Read More
30 Mar
0

Physical Therapy vs Imaging Study Hits the Washington Post

March 30, 2015: Research on the cost-savings of physical therapy vs advanced imaging has been making news in professional circles, and now it’s making an even more public splash. Source: APTA Feed Physical Therapy vs Imaging Study Hits the Washington ...

Read More
30 Mar
0

APTA Outcomes Registry in Search of Candidates for Staff and Appointed Positions

March 30, 2015: The APTA Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry (Registry), a major initiative that aims to create the most comprehensive electronic repository for physical therapy outcomes, is now ready to move to the next phase in its development—filling important staff ...

Read More