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Research Rocks On: Non-COVID-19 Studies You Might've Missed, Part 2

Jul 31, 2020/Roundup

The coronavirus pandemic hasn't stopped the flow of other research relevant to physical therapy — here's part 2 of our roundup series.

Number of Americans Reporting Arthritis-Related Activity Limitations on the Rise

Mar 7, 2017/Review

The number of Americans with arthritis who report that the condition limits their activities has jumped by 20% since 2002.

Anterior Drawer Test (Knee) – Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears

May 30, 2017/Test & Measure

Measures amount of anterior tibial translation with respect to the femur; used to detect ACL tears.

Pain Centralization

Nov 30, 2017/Test & Measure

This test is used to obtain information with regard to centralization or peripheralization of pain or other symptom behavior as a response to testing in specific directions or mechanical loading.

APTA Expands Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis

Oct 24, 2017/News

The association has been active in responding to opioid abuse since 2015.

Wells Clinical Prediction Rule for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Aug 23, 2017/Test & Measure

It is completed by health care professionals and can be applied to any patient with a suspected DVT.

Defining Moment: Searching for Answers

Apr 1, 2023/Article

For one PT, a lack of meaningful literature led to an illustrious career in clinical physical therapy research.

Precision Care and Big Data Are Key to Keeping Up, Maley Lecturer Says

Nov 1, 2022/Feature

Sue Whitney repeatedly challenged the profession to "think bigger" — including around the importance of collecting data.

One-Size-Fits-All Insurance Is Shortchanging Older Athletes

Jan 25, 2022/Perspective

Health insurance coverage for outpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitation disregards variability in prior level of function, rehabilitation progress, and personal recovery goals.

Functional Gait Assessment (FGA)

Jun 10, 2019/Test & Measure

FGA is a modification of the Dynamic Gait Index and was created to help decrease the ceiling effect and improve reliability.