• March 2006


    Polio and Other Paralyzing Conditions: Then and Now

    Fifty years ago, the Salk vaccine effectively brought an end to the US polio epidemic. Today, though, post-polio lives on, and polio itself continues to affect the developing world.

    PTs Working With Patient Advocacy Groups

    PTs across the nation are involved with myriad organizations representing patients and clients. Their efforts are benefiting not only the profession of physical therapy but also other health professions and patients.

    Meet the Editor: Rebecca L. Craik

    Rebecca L Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, was appointed editor in chief of Physical Therapy for a 5-year term effective March 1, succeeding the late Jules Rothstein, PT, PhD, FAPTA. We talked with her to find out about her plans for the publication.

    Preview 2020

    Answering Today's Clinical Questions. Exploring Tomorrow's business Opportunities.

    Columns and Departments

    Board Perspective: Make the House Your Home

    Changes in recent years make becoming a delegate to the APTA House of Delegates more attractive than ever.

    Ethics in Action: Model Applications

    It's time to give our ethical decision-making framework a real-world context.

    Government Affairs: Spreading the News

    It takes a comprehensive strategy to attract press attention to the issues that are important to you and your patients and clients.

    Inside PT: 'When I was Your Age..'

    This month a wide variety of articles in PT Magazine deal with the past, present, and future of physical therapy.

    PTA Viewpoint: Recognizing Achievers

    Many PTAs have advanced education, experience, and skill in their area of physical therapy. The Recognition of Advanced Proficiency for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is designed to spotlight such enterprising individuals.

    Foundation News

    - Dinner Dance to Honor Magistro Distinguished Service Awardees
    - CSM 2006 Features Presentations Of Foundation Research Projects
    - Foundation Awards $120,000 in Magistro Clinical Research Grants
    - Foundation Awards Three Mary McMillan Doctoral Scholarships


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