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    APTA Letter to Editor Clarifies PT's Role in Treating Plantar Fasciitis

    APTA sent a letter to the editor of The New York Times regarding its February 20 article "No Consensus on a Common Cause of Foot Pain" by Gretchen Reynolds. APTA clarified the physical therapist's role in treating plantar fasciitis and explained PT education and how consumers may use direct access. 


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    Posted by david jaime ramos on 2/27/2013 5:38 PM
    Thanks for the great response. On a whole I think the article was heading in the right direction until it commuted any mention of manual therapy, massage and soft tissue treatment and quoted a physician when advising patients what path to take to solve their issue. Thanks again Aaron
    Posted by Aaron LeBauer on 3/1/2013 2:39 PM
    Many thanks for the excellent response. Well written. Straight to the point ,infused with facts and educational . Not in defensive mode as there is absolute nothing to defend. Thank you
    Posted by Toyin Atoro-Odueyunhbo on 3/2/2013 1:32 PM
    Thank you for your timely clarification of our role in healthcare for this article!
    Posted by Chris Frederick, PT on 3/4/2013 11:41 AM
    Excellent response and thank you for mentioning direct access.
    Posted by Jeanette De Witt, PT, LAT, ATC on 3/6/2013 2:27 PM
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