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  • The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, February 2016

    "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!

    Daniel Dale, PT, DPT, plays a central role in the rehabilitation of severely injured Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Devon Gales. (Fox 5, Atlanta)

    "I discovered that physical therapy would make all the difference between a failed replacement and a totally successful one." – Reporter Doris Welle on her recovery from TKA (Dickinson County, Iowa, News)

    Juliana Ament, PT, DPT, MOMT, OCS, on the growth of dry needling in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Fairbanks, Alaska, Newsminer)

    Dayton Children's Hospital offers kids martial arts training as part of their physical therapy. (ABC 22 Now, Dayton, Ohio)

    Ryan DeWitt, PT, MPT, CSCS, CES, OCS, and Ron Kaminski, PT, ATC, talk about overuse injuries. (San Jose, California, Mercury-News)

    PT Students from Central Michigan University help give race a "family feel." (MLive.com)

    Nancy Byl, PT, MPH, PhD, FAPTA, comments on how new lower-cost, lightweight robotics are changing the world of assistive robotics. (Sacramento Bee)

    Stephen Rapposelli, PT, OCS, provides a PT's top 10 tips for safe snow shoveling. (Delaware Online)

    "[Urogynecologist Linda] Kiley says physical therapy is normally 80 percent effective in helping women overcome the problem and lead healthy lives." – "Breaking the Stigma of Pelvic Health Issues Among Women" (CBS 12, West Palm Beach, Florida)

    Dan DeLozier, PT, DPT, ATC, PES, featured as an example of a "kicka** cycling-specific physical therapist" (Bicycling.com)

    Lynn Steenberg, PT, offers tips on leadership that creates growth opportunities. (Syracuse.com)

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

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