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

    "The Good Stuff," is an occasional series that highlights recent, mostly local media coverage of physical therapy and APTA members, with an emphasis on good news and stories of how individual PTs and PTAs are transforming health care and society every day. Enjoy!

    Karen Joubert, PT, DPT, who has provided PT services to Jennifer Aniston and P. Diddy, reflects on physical therapy's growing prominence in Hollywood (InStyle)

    Kimberly Steinbarger, PT, discusses kitchen tools that can make cooking easier for people with rheumatoid arthritis (US News and World Report)

    Gerard Breuker, PT, MSc, warns of the dangers of teen inactivity (Kankakee, IL, Daily Journal)

    Annita Winkels, PT, shows a local reporter how physical therapy can benefit overall health (Fox21 News, Duluth, MN)

    Joseph Trani, PT, ATC, offers suggestions on preventing knee injury (USA Today)

    Sue Stella, PT, DPT, explains the importance of physical therapy soon after a breast cancer diagnosis (WTVR6, Richmond, VA)

    Marilyn Moffat, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, describes "killer arm workouts" (Business Insider)

    Raymond Halstead, PT, talks knee replacement (WBBH NBC2, Fort Myers, FL)

    Students from the Navarro College PTA program recently returned from a volunteer service trip to Haiti (Edinburg, TX, Review)

    "A qualified physical therapy professional is an excellent resource to help in learning to move and manage the body to minimize the pain and mobility loss associated with arthritis. Commitment to physical therapy can mitigate a path that would otherwise lead to surgery." –Tips on managing osteoarthritis from the Santa Rosa (FL) Press-Gazette

    Got some good stuff? Let us know. Send a link to troyelliott@apta.org.

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