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APTA members are transforming society every day — and the media is paying attention. In this installment, we focus on coronavirus-related media coverage of members discussing everything from telehealth to home-based prehabilitation during a pandemic.

APTA members are transforming society every day — and the media is paying attention. In this installment, we focus on coronavirus-related media coverage of members discussing everything from telehealth to home-based prehabilitation during a pandemic.

Members Providing Telehealth

Andy Miner, PT, DPT, believes the physical therapy profession's adaptability is making itself known in telehealth. (KOLN-TV, Lincoln, Nebraska)

Sara Reardon, PT, DPT, is providing telehealth services that include pelvic floor physical therapy. (Today)

Nicole Santoriello, PT, DPT, discusses the possibilities for physical therapy delivered via telehealth. (DuBois, Pennsylvania, Tri-County Courier Express)

Ernest Ledesma, PT, offers his take on how his clinic provides valued telehealth services. (WTOC11, Savannah, Georgia)

Members on Payment During the Pandemic

Steve Alaniz, PT, explains why CMS needs to act quickly to allow PTs to provide face-to-face telehealth services. (KSAT.com, San Antonio, Texas)

Alice Bell, PT, DPT, and Karen Litzy, PT, DPT, share insights on how the pandemic is affecting the payment environment. (MedPage Today)

Members on Practice During the Pandemic

Eric Dekle, PT, explains why some patients who are older are continuing in-person physical therapy visits. (WKRG News5, Mobile, Alabama)

Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD, recommends considering the value of prehabilitation in home health, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Home Healthcare News)

Rebekah Doyle, PT, is among the school-based therapists working to find ways to provide services during school shutdowns. (tucson.com)

Michele Wiley, PT, DPT, discusses the possibilities for telehealth in providing school-based therapy services.(Education Week)

Members on Staying Healthy at Home

Eric Robertson, PT, DPT, offers suggestions on how to make work-from-home spaces more ergonomic. (CNBC)

Dennis Prickett, PT, offers five ways to exercise while still social distancing. (Las Cruces, New Mexico, Sun-News)

Josh D'Angelo, PT, DPT, stresses the importance of movement and how it can be easily overlooked during pandemic isolation. (localdvm.com)

Rachel Miller, PT, DPT, shares her thoughts on managing running injuries during the pandemic. (Runner's World)

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