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Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Jul 1, 2019 / Feature

Health is affected by far more than the presence or absence of health care. PTs and PTAs can help improve the health of populations by using a wide array of strategies.

Planning for the Future of Clinical Education

Jun 1, 2019 / Feature

APTA, the Academy of Physical Therapy Education, and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy are collaborating through the Educational Leadership Partnership to reshape physical therapy clinical education.

Let Her Roll!

Jun 1, 2019 / Feature

PTs help roller derby skaters compete in the rink.

Rewiring the Brain to Ease Chronic Pain

May 1, 2019 / Feature

Strategies for treating pain are evolving-and physical therapists are helping to lead the way.

Nation's Capital Hosts Combined Sections Meeting

Apr 1, 2019 / Feature

The largest physical therapy conference in the country took over the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation's capital city of Washington, DC, in January. The APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) brought together more than 16,000 attendees-most of them physical therapists (PTs), physical

Purposeful Horseplay

Mar 1, 2019 / Feature

Patients are riding horses to therapeutic and rehabilitative success, led by PTs trained in hippotherapy.

PTs and the Consumerism Movement

Mar 1, 2019 / Feature

As physical therapy patients increasingly seek to become more involved in their own care, PTs and PTAs face both challenges and opportunities.

Emerging Leaders and APTA Fellows: A Dialogue

Dec 1, 2018 / Feature

The career arc of a PT or PTA often spans many decades. And while the endpoints are separated by age and experience, the lessons learned along the way can be instructive at any point in the journey.

Not 'Small Adults'

Nov 1, 2018 / Feature

Here's what PTs need to know about pediatric overuse injuries.

Promoting Sleep: Not a Leap

Oct 1, 2018 / Feature

When PTs snooze on broaching the subject of sleep health, patients and clients lose.

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