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May 1, 2018/Perspective

Mastering the Job Applicant Tracking System

Jan 4, 2017/Perspective

If you are uploading or cutting/pasting your resume into a job application, then you are dealing with an applicant tracking system (ATS). The ATS is a software application that handles the initial recruitment process for a company by sorting through resumes to determine which ones are the best fit for

The Art of Physical Therapy

Nov 14, 2017/Perspective

There are some aspects of being a health care professional that can't be taught.

Diversity in the Profession: It's Up to Us

Nov 12, 2017/Perspective

We need to be proactive and initiate change.

BMJ: Guideline Strongly Recommends Against Arthroscopy for 'Nearly All' Patients With Knee OA or Meniscal Tears

May 12, 2017/News

A new guideline makes a strong recommendation against the use of arthroscopy in nearly all patients with degenerative knee disease. Instead, authors recommend conservative treatment for nearly all patients.

Don't Stop Believin': Multistate Licensure Compact Set to Begin in 2018

Apr 26, 2017/News

Washington signed on to the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact, bringing the number of participating states to 10, the magic number of states needed to officially establish the system.

Bill Introduced in House Would End Physician Self-Referral Loophole for Physical Therapy

Apr 7, 2017/News

PIMA was reintroduced in the US House of Representatives (HR 2066), in hopes of eliminating the exception to the federal law originally intended to prohibit self-referral.

APTA to CMS: Proposed Orthotics and Prosthetics Rule Hurts Patients, PTs

Mar 10, 2017/News

In a letter to CMS, APTA President Sharon L. Dunn, PT, PhD, argues against a proposed rule that would impose undue regulatory and financial burdens on PTs who provide custom orthoses and prostheses,

PTJ Perspective: PT Education on Medical Marijuana Highly Recommended

Mar 7, 2017/News

A PTJ perspective argues that the growing prevalence of medical marijuana means PTs should be aware of the marijuana options available to their patients, potential benefits, and possible adverse effects.

Study: Manual Therapy Works as Well, And Sometimes Better, Than Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Mar 6, 2017/News

Researchers found similar improvement in self-reported function and CTS symptom severity for both surgical and physical therapy patients after 1 year, but the physical therapy group reported more significant gains in the first month.

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Functional Electrical Stimulation and Lower Extremity Bracing for Ambulation Exercise of the Spinal Cord Injured Individual: A Medically Prescribed System

Sep 30, 1989/Articles

The purpose of this study was to determine whether commercially available electrical

Mobility Methods Selected for Use in Home and Community Environments

Aug 31, 1989/Articles

Efficient mobility methods are a necessity for maximum participation in home and

Roth Technique—A New Approach for Measuring Sensory Neural Conduction in the Median and Ulnar Nerves: Suggestion from the Field

Aug 31, 1989/Communications

This article describes a technique to determine orthodromic sensory neural conduction

Modified Motor Assessment Scale

Aug 31, 1989/Letters and Responses

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We wish to draw your attention

Relative Effects of Bronchial Drainage and Exercise for In-Hospital Care of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Jul 31, 1989/Articles

Bronchial hygiene therapy is a standard part of the treatment of patients with

Bilateral Analysis of the Knee and Ankle During Gait: An Examination of the Relationship Between Lateral Dominance and Symmetry

Jul 31, 1989/Articles

This study examined the relationship between lower extremity dominance and kinematic

Inhibition of Bacterial Growth In Vitro Following Stimulation with High Voltage, Monophasic, Pulsed Current

Jul 31, 1989/Articles

Low-intensity direct current has been reported to be effective in promoting healing

Reliability and Validity of the WATSMART™ Three-dimensional Optoelectric Motion Analysis System

Jul 31, 1989/Articles

Reliability and validity of the WATSMART™ (Waterloo Spatial Motion Analysis Recording

Measurement of Pressure Ulcer Volume Using Dental Impression Materials: Suggestion from the Field

Jul 31, 1989/Communications

Chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers constitute a problem in rehabilitation.

A Rejoinder to “Exercise Programs for Patients with Post-Polio Syndrome: A Case Report”—A Short Communication

Jul 31, 1989/Communications

This communication is in response to the article by Michael T Gross and Charles