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Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—Where is PT in the national debate over pain management and opioids?

Addressing the opioid epidemic has become the defining health challenge of our time. With tens of thousands of Americans dying every year from substance use disorder, the tragic consequences of this...

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Des Moines Register

Expand the opioid debate to include safe, drug-free therapies

Over the past three decades, the question of how to treat chronic and acute pain has been met with a singular and almost monopolistic answer: opioids. After the Food and...

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APTQI Applauds Introduction of S. 970 in the U.S. Senate to Address Physical Therapist Professional Shortage

Bipartisan bill would enable physical therapists to participate in the National Health Service Corps student loan repayment program Washington, D.C. –– Today the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation...

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GQ Magazine

How Physical Therapy Can Help You Relive Your Fitness Glory Days

A weird thing happens when we get really invested in a sport, like running or skateboarding or intramural basketball or goat yoga: Eventually, in some way or another, we get injured....

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Practical Pain Management

Efficacy of Chiropractic Care for Back Pain: A Clinical Summary

According to the Bone and Joint initiative, musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders are the leading cause of physical disability in the world. A 2018 Gallup study found that over 60% of US...

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March Newsletter

APTQI March 2019 Newsletter

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Toldeo Blade

BWC Listened

I recently donated blood as part of the annual Mayor D. Michael Collins Blood Drive, which I have always felt is a fitting and wonderful way to honor the service...

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Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation Applauds Ohio BWC for Incorporating Stakeholder Feedback in Workers’ Compensation Policy Change

BWC policy change reflects changes advocated for by APTQI and physical therapy stakeholders  WASHINGTON, DC – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today applauded the Ohio Board...

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POLITICO

Health plans don’t want patients on opioids. So what are they doing for pain?

The national effort to curb the opioid crisis faces another big potential obstacle — insurers who won’t pay for less-addictive ways to control patients’ pain.

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Wall Street Journal

Physical Therapy for Pain As Alternative to Opioids

Missing from the article “A New Prognosis for Pain Care” (Journal Report, Feb. 7) is the valuable role of physical therapy. The opioid crisis in the U.S. makes it clear...

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