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Jun 06, 2016, 11:02 ET APTA Seeks to Close the Lid on America's Opioid Epidemic

In response to a national public health epidemic of opioid misuse and abuse, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is launching a public...


Sep 15, 2014, 09:00 ET 5 Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) today released "Five Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question." The list was written...


Oct 01, 2013, 07:00 ET The American Physical Therapy Association and Huff/Post50 Announce the "Top 10 Fittest Baby Boomer Cities in America"

Today the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Huff/Post50 announced the "Top 10 Fittest Baby Boomer Cities in America." The cities were...


Aug 24, 2012, 01:12 ET "Head In The Game" Series Examines Concussion In Sports

As football season gets under way, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will host a series on concussion in sports called "Head in the...


Mar 03, 2010, 04:49 ET APTA Joins with Patient and Health Care Groups on Capitol Hill in Calling for Long-Term Solution to Therapy Cap

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) joined with more than forty patient advocacy groups and health care organizations today to thank...


Feb 16, 2010, 03:21 ET Decreased Muscle Strength Predicts Functional Impairments in Older Adults

Decreased muscle strength is associated with difficulty in performing functional activities such as stooping, crouching, or kneeling (SCK) in older...


Jan 28, 2010, 03:58 ET APTA Calls on Congress to Restore Access to Rehabilitative Services for Medicare Beneficiaries

Congress must act immediately to restore access to rehabilitative services for Medicare beneficiaries as many senior citizens and people with...