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

Quotable: “Recognition as the third-best health care job in the U.S. is a testament to the vital role the physical therapy profession plays in helping people maximize their quality of life." – APTA President Roger Herr, PT, MPA, on U.S. News & World Report's listing of physical therapist as the third-best health care job and the sixth best job overall. (yahoo! finance)

Help where it's needed most: Joseph White, SPT, has returned from his second trip to Ukraine to provide supplies and other relief to those under attack by Russia. He plans on returning again in the fall. (KHTS 98.1 FM, Santa Clarita, Calif.)

Moving insights: Sherri Betz, PT, DPT, and Robert Gillanders, PT, DPT, share insights on common "movement mistakes." (AARP newsletter).

Don't ache it for granted: Theresa Marko, PT, DPT, discusses ways to speed up recovery from delayed onset muscle soreness. (Livestrong.com)

Quotable: "Searching for a pharmacologic answer to chronic pain is probably just a rabbit hole we've been going down for the past couple of decades." – Craig Williams, professor of pharmacy at Oregon State University, on new research that shows the limited effectiveness of gabapentin for chronic pain. (U.S. News & World Report)

Telerehab's potential: Elizabeth Cornforth, PT, looks at the latest evidence around the effectiveness of telerehabilitation. (Health Affairs)

Quick with the backtalk: Vinita Chandra Mody, PT, offers tips on exercises that can help relieve low back pain. (Glamour)

A steadying influence: Alison Diaz, PT, DPT, discusses her approach to providing physical therapy for individuals with vestibular neuritis. (WPLG Local 10 News, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Psoriatic arthritis management: Maura Daly Iversen, PT, DPT, SD, MPH, FAPTA, and Stacy Hite, PT, DPT, MS, provide strategies that can help individuals with PSA. (Health Central)

Urinary incontinence: Wendy Featherstone, PT, DPT, shares insight on urinary incontinence and how physical therapy can help. (Next Avenue)

Surging in the poles: Jon Schultz, PT, explains how using walking poles can up the workout intensity of taking a walk. (Today)

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