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Upcoming Webinar | New Evaluation Codes - Are You Ready?

On January 1, 2017 all physical therapists will encounter three new evaluation codes and a new reevaluation code.  Are you ready?

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Self-Reported Vital Sign Assessment in Physical Therapy

Your participation is requested in a research project to assess the use of vital signs in Physical Therapy Practice!

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CGBA Presentation from the 2016 ALAPTA Fall Conference

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    The timing couldn't be better for the 2017 Federal Advocacy Forum. Register now!

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  • Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry Open for Business, Ready to Make History

    February 16, 2017: After several years of careful development, APTA has launched what it predicts will be a new chapter in the history of the physical therapy profession the Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry (Registry).

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  • The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, February 2017

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  • Revised Physician Guidelines Shift to Non-Drug Approaches as First-Line Treatment for LBP

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  • Lymphedema Treatment Legislation Returns to Congress

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  • Study: Personal Approach Is Important to Patients With Chronic Pain, but Partial Telerehab Could Offer Acceptable Alternatives

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  • 2017 NEXT Registration Opens

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  • Ready to Step Up to APTA Committee Service? Now‚s Your Chance

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  • Stay on Top of Medicare Changes With Latest APTA Fact Sheets

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  • NIH: Treatment Using Patients' Own Stem Cells Shows Promise for Knocking MS Into Remission

    February 3, 2017: Through a process that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) likens to a "resetting" of the immune system, some individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) are experiencing long-term remission of the disease symptoms with no additional brain lesions.

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  • Welcome Back: Therapy Cap Repeal Is Reintroduced in Congress

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    Cybercycling reduces odds of classroom behavioral problems among students with behavioral disorders.

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  • From PT in Motion: Could Better Financial Literacy Help Future PTs Handle Student Debt?

    January 30, 2017: The February issue of PT in Motion magazine takes a look at the financial realities faced all too often by graduates of DPT programs.

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  • APTA Pursues Updated Public Policy Priorities With New Administration, New Congress

    January 27, 2017: APTA Pursues Updated Public Policy Priorities With New Administration, New Congress

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  • Want to Decrease Unnecessary Spinal Surgeries? Get a Multidisciplinary Team to Do Evaluations, Researchers Say

    January 26, 2017: Multidisciplinary evaluation and direct communication among providers may offer patients with spine problems "more diverse nonoperative treatment options" and result in fewer unnecessary surgeries, leading to lower costs, experts say.

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  • Coding Resources Continue to Grow With New Webinar, Medicare Payment Tools

    Coding Resources Continue to Grow With New Webinar, Medicare Payment Tools

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  • APTA, Canadian Physiotherapy Association Team Up in Opioid Battle

    The opioid epidemic knows no border

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  • Webinar, Q-and-A Session Help PTs and PTAs Make the Case for Physical Therapist-Led Workplace Programs

    Tips on how to approach employers about PT-led workplace health programs.

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  • Patients with TKA Who Receive Outpatient Physical Therapy Soon After Surgery Recover More Quickly Than Patients Who Receive Home Physical Therapy First

    Thsi study says that patients who go to outpatient physical therapy immediately after TKA get better faster than those who receive home physical therapy and move on to the outpatient setting.

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