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The PTA Differential: How We Got Here, and What's Next

Feb 10, 2020 / Perspective

It can be a challenge to keep up even if you’re working hard to pay attention.

The Therapeutic Alliance

Nov 21, 2018 / Perspective

It must be one alliance between the patient, PT, and PTA. 

How to Apply the New CQ Modifier

Mar 01, 2020 / Column

Here's information on how to apply the new CQ modifier to denote when outpatient therapy services are furnished in whole or in part by a PTA.

The PT/PTA Billing Dynamics

Jul 27, 2018 / Perspective

The provision and billing of services when provided by a PT-PTA team is complex.

Defining Moment: Taking a Stand

Oct 05, 2017 / Podcast

The power of stubbornness, physical therapy, and prosthetics.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Profession Turns 50

Jan 23, 2019 / Article

  While APTA's centennial may be a couple years away, there's another cause for celebration right here, right now: 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first physical therapist assistant (PTA) graduates. Though a half-century may seem like a long time, the rise of the PTA from something that seemed

A Love Story Years in the Making

Feb 12, 2019 / Perspective

By taking time out of my day, I was making an impact on our profession. How cool is that?

Valued-Based Behaviors of the PTA

Jun 10, 2020 / Article

Review valued-based behaviors and guidelines for phsysical therapist assistants.

Building a Strong PT-PTA Relationship: What One Award-Winning Team Has to Say

Mar 22, 2019 / Interview

From left to right: Jodi Maron Barth, PT; APTA President Sharon L. Dunn, PT, PhD; and Gincy Lockhart Stezar, PTA, at NEXT 2018 Jodi Maron Barth, PT, and Gincy Lockhart Stezar, PTA, co-owners of the Center for Facial Recovery in Rockville, Maryland, received the 2018 APTA Outstanding PT-PTA Team Award.

Cultivating PT-PTA Relationships as a Student

Mar 14, 2018 / Perspective

I have been fortunate to work in a facility that values and has mastered the utilization of the PT–PTA intraprofessional team.

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