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A Closer Look at Falls and Falls Prevention

Sep 1, 2022/Feature

All older adults should be screened for risk of falling. With National Falls Prevention Awareness week happening in September, here's a recap of reasons why and resources to help PTs meet that standard.

PTs Providing Value as Primary Providers in an Osteoarthritis Program

Sep 1, 2022/Feature

The June issue of APTA Magazine includes a feature that should resonate with PTs and PTAs. Titled "Good Fit: Physical Therapy and Value-Based Care," the article describes how the shift from fee-for-service to a value-based health care model promotes optimized patient access and early intervention.

A Call to Action: Joe Godges Says PTs Need to Expand Their Approach to MSK Pain

Aug 12, 2022/Interview

The next APTA Lecture Series event looks at how patients' mental impairments can affect thoughts on pain — and what PTs can do.

2022 Presidential Address

Aug 14, 2022/Statement

APTA President Roger Herr, PT, MPA, provided his annual address on August 14 at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC.

Precision Care and Big Data Are Key to Keeping Up, Maley Lecturer Says

Aug 17, 2022/News

Sue Whitney repeatedly challenged the profession to 'think bigger' — including around the importance of collecting data.

2022 Lynda D. Woodruff Lecture: Addressing the Profession's DEI 'Disability'

Sep 1, 2022/Feature

Lecturer Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD, MPH, FAPTA, provided a sobering view of the profession's 'DEI fatigue' — and a possible path to overcome it.

Final FY 2023 SNF Rule: An Advocacy Win Brightens the Payment Picture

Aug 29, 2022/Review

CMS took the advice of APTA and others, and made some additional adjustments of its own. The result: a welcome 2.7% increase.

HHS Secretary to APTA: No Time for Complacency at this Moment in Health Care

Aug 17, 2022/News

In remarks that ranged from the fee schedule to long COVID, Xavier Becerra stressed the role PTs and PTAs can play in fostering change.

Safe and Effective Rehabilitation for Long COVID: An Interview With Rebecca Martin, PT, DPT, PhD

Jun 23, 2021/Podcast

World Physiotherapy, previously known as the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, recently released a briefing paper and toolkit on safe and effective rehabilitation for individuals with post-acute sequelae of COVID-19. APTA member Rebecca Martin, PT, DPT, PhD, who represented APTA in authoring

APTA Magazine: July 2021

Jul 1, 2021/Magazine Issue

The July 2021 issue includes features on PT treatment of surfers and PTs in the emergency department.

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Sep 30, 2002/Letters to the Editor

Do You Really Have to Believe?

Aug 31, 2002/Editor's Note

Balance Confidence Among People With Lower-Limb Amputations

Aug 31, 2002/Research Reports

Abstract

Background and Purpose. Confidence in a person's

Dual Task Interference During Gait in People With Parkinson Disease: Effects of Motor Versus Cognitive Secondary Tasks

Aug 31, 2002/Research Reports

Abstract

Background and Purpose. Exacerbation of movement

Impairment-Based Examination and Disability Management of an Elderly Woman With Sacroiliac Region Pain

Jul 31, 2002/Case Reports

Abstract

Background and Purpose. The purpose of this

Reanalyzing the Data

Jul 31, 2002/Letters to the Editor

Patient Satisfaction With Outpatient Physical Therapy: Instrument Validation

May 31, 2002/Research Reports

Abstract

Background and Purpose. Patient satisfaction