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Americans with Disabilities: Role of APTA in Advocacy, Promotion, and Accommodation

Aug 1, 2012/Policies & Bylaws

House position: Outlines role of the APTA as an advocate for full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life and within the profession of physical therapy.

Improving Direct Access at the State Level

Feb 12, 2020/Article

PTs have all the training and skills necessary to provide diagnosis and treatment without a physician’s referral and without arbitrary restrictions.

Direct Access and Medicare in Hospital-Based Outpatient Settings

May 3, 2020/Article

CMS has specific regulations that impact direct access services in hospital-based outpatient settings.

Direct Access and Medicare

May 4, 2020/Article

Medicare beneficiaries can go directly to physical therapists without a referral or visit to a physician.

Tips for Starting a Practice

Dec 11, 2019/Article

Starting a private physical therapy practice is a major decision that requires considerable preparation and a significant commitment.

Cash-Based Practice

PTs are using a variety of cash-based practice models to meet their patients' needs.

Physical Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facilities

PTs are part of the collaborative care team at SNFs.

Travel Physical Therapy

Some PTs add travel to the benefits of a physical therapy career.

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is an emerging area of physical therapy.

Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy

Cultural competence isn't a destination; it's a journey that never stops.

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The Role of Health Promotion in Physical Therapy in California, New York, and Tennessee

May 31, 2004/Research Reports


Background and Purpose. As health care providers,

Pusher Syndrome

May 31, 2004/Letters to the Editor

Reliability, Internal Consistency, and Validity of Data Obtained With the Functional Gait Assessment

Sep 30, 2004/Research Reports

Background and Purpose. The Functional Gait Assessment (FGA) is a

Decision Making for Physical Therapy Service Delivery in Schools: A Nationwide Survey of Pediatric Physical Therapists

Sep 30, 2004/Research Reports

Background and Purpose. A nationwide survey was conducted to explore

Ultrasound Efficacy

Sep 30, 2004/Letters to the Editor

“STEPS” in Practice

Jun 30, 2004/Editor's Note

The Role of Genetics and Environment in Lifting Force and Isometric Trunk Extensor Endurance

Jun 30, 2004/Research Reports

Background and Purpose. Our understanding of what different back performance

Effects of Live, Videotaped, or Written Instruction on Learning an Upper-Extremity Exercise Program

Jun 30, 2004/Research Reports

Background and Purpose. Today's health care environment encourages