Physical therapists, assisted by computer technology, are helping wounded and injured military personnel regain their abilities and even return to duty.
Vision 2020 calls for autonomous practice in physical therapy. Staff empowerment may be one important step toward achieving that goal.
PTs and PTAs have an important and growing role to play both before and after natural and man-made disasters.
APTA is building a technological platform to secure physical therapy's place in a reshaped world.
Programming designed by all 18 of APTA's specialty sections, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall filled with products and services gave the more than 6,000 attendees the knowledge and tools to keep their practices current. Here are some highlights from the meeting.
This issue of PT Magazine contains a large collection of forward-looking features and column providing multiple glimpses of what the future may look like.
APTA Education Department staff-with input from the APTA Practice and Accreditation departments-have designed an algorithm (per the Web site Answers.com, a “step-by-step problem-solving procedure”) to depict the clinical-decision making responsibilities of PTAs.
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