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Credentialed Clinical Trainers

Feb 1, 2020/Open Access

Below is a list of credentialed clinical trainers who are available to teach the Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program. Trainers with "(1,2)" behind their name are credentialed to teach both Level 1 and Level 2 courses. It is recommended that if there is more than one trainer in your area you contact

APTA Motion Development: Amendment Submission Form

May 22, 2020

This form will provide a mechanism for those wishing to propose simple amendments that do not require an appointment with the Reference Committee nor publication in Packet II.

For Facilities: Physical Therapy Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 25, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, APTA is working with other organizations and members to connect volunteers with facilities that need physical therapy services.

3-Incontinence Questionnaire (3-IQ)

Aug 29, 2017/Test & Measure

Self-administered brief questionnaire with purpose of differentiating between stress and urge urinary incontinence in women.

Graded Symptom Checklist (GSC)

May 23, 2017/Test & Measure

Patients self rate the presence and severity of signs and symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, sleeping more than usual, easily distracted, fatigue, feeling “in a fog,” headache, and irritability.

Viewpoints

May 9, 2020/Magazine

Viewpoints: Online Comments

2018 NEXT: Making the Case for the PT and PTA Role in Disaster and Emergency Responses

Jun 28, 2018/News

A panel of 4 PTs with firsthand experience in responding to emergencies agree: PTs and PTAs have an important role to play in responding to these situations. The problem, they say, is that not everyone fully understands that role—including many PTs and PTAs.

Proposed CMS Home Health Rule Includes Major Change to Payment System

Jul 3, 2018/News

CMS issued a proposed rule for home health payment that resurrects elements for an entirely new payment methodology by, among other changes, shifting care from 60-day to 30-day episodes and removing therapy service-use thresholds from case-mix parameters.

Fighting the Opioid Crisis: APTA Releases White Paper Pointing the Way to Better Policies on Nondrug Pain Treatment

Jun 20, 2018/News

No lasting gains can be made until policymakers embrace the value of nonpharmacological approaches to chronic pain.

The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, June 2018

Jun 13, 2018/News

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

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Hallux Valgus and the First Metatarsal Arch Segment: A Theoretical Biomechanical Perspective

Dec 31, 2009/Perspective

Hallux valgus is a progressive foot deformity characterized by a lateral deviation

Author Response to Snyder-Mackler

Nov 30, 2009/Invited e-Commentaries

Motor Control Exercise for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

Nov 30, 2009/Research Reports

Background

The evidence that exercise intervention is effective

Orthopedic Surgeons and Physical Therapists Differ in Assessment of Need for Physical Therapy After Traumatic Lower-Extremity Injury

Nov 30, 2009/Research Reports

Background

Lower-extremity injuries constitute the leading cause

Author Response

Nov 30, 2009/Research Reports

Infants Born Preterm Exhibit Different Patterns of Center-of-Pressure Movement Than Infants Born at Full Term

Nov 30, 2009/Research Reports

Background

Infants born preterm are at risk for developmental

Bound for Success: A Systematic Review of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Children With Cerebral Palsy Supports Improved Arm and Hand Use

Oct 31, 2009/Research Reports

Background

Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is a potentially