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  • Getting an Eyeful: Top APTA Videos of 2018

    APTA produced a wide variety of videos during 2018, ranging from a full recording of its live "Beyond Opioids" Facebook Live event to short-form public awareness spots featuring people such as Dani Burt, PT, DPT, an adaptive Olympics champion.

    In the end, viewers' preferences were equally diverse. Here's a rundown of the 5 most-watched APTA videos of 2018.

    "Treating Pain Takes Teamwork"
    APTA built off the momentum of its first #ChoosePT public service announcement (PSA) by offering this follow-up that focused on the impact of opioids—and the promise provided by physical therapy—among 3 very different individuals. By the end of the year, the PSA and other #ChoosePT-related media offerings resulted in a reach of more than 200 million potential viewers and listeners.

    CSM interview: Blood flow restriction training
    This dispatch from the 2018 APTA Combined Sections Meeting brought together Johnny Owens, PT, MPT, a longtime proponent of blood flow restriction training, and ESPN's Stephania Bell, PT, for a conversation with Jason Bellamy, APTA's vice president of communications.

    You Are APTA
    APTA members are advocates, entrepreneurs, global servants, researchers, motivators, healers, innovators, and so much more. And the APTA community is helping all of them to make important connections, advance their careers, and expand their ability to help patients. This quick video provides a glimpse into the diversity and passion within the association.

    CSM 2018: Bigger Than Ever!
    Missed the largest-ever Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) and want to get a feel for what all the excitement's about? Or maybe you went to CSM and want to feel a bit of the energy all over again. This video's for you (and after watching, make plans to attend this year's CSM, January 23-26 in downtown Washington, DC).

    “You’re never alone!” (Joanna Lohman profile)
    When Washington Spirit midfielder Joanna Lohman tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, it didn’t just end her 2017 season. It also “shattered” her identity. But through hard work with her physical therapists, Lohman returned to the sport she loves.

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