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NewsMax

Physical Therapy by Video Is Hot New Trend

Experts predict that the digital health market is going to be the hottest trend this year and that by 2020 the industry is expected to generate $206 billion.

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Risk and Insurance

Pain Management Task Force Releases Best Practices for Fighting Chronic Pain

The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force released new guidance for pain management in the United States in the age of the opioid epidemic.

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USC News

Training physical therapists to be advocates, too

Last summer, Ashley Wallace took a deep breath as she stepped into Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell’s office. “I was incredibly nervous,” she recalled. “I had been preparing to make sure...

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WICZ-TV

Prompt Physical Therapy Reduces Need for Opioids In Back, Neck, and Joint Issues

A new study shows that people who get prompt physical therapy as part of their treatment for musculoskeletal issues are up to nearly 20 percent less likely to have to...

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Insurance system blocks comprehensive pain treatment

Philadelphia has made numerous efforts to address the opioid epidemic—but too little has been done to increase access to non-opioid treatments for pain. Guidelines such as those written by the CDC and the...

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Newport RI

HEALTH MATTERS: For joint replacement patients, ‘prehab’ makes the difference

Hip or knee replacement surgery used to require a lengthy hospital stay for recuperation, followed by rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility. In 1990 the average length of a hospital...

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Health Day

” Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay”

Physical therapy helps people recover from sports injuries, but it also can help prevent them, an expert says. This approach, called proactive physical therapy, can help correct imbalances in amateur...

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Psych Central

Early Physical Therapy May Reduce Opioid Use For Severe Pain

Amid national concern about the overuse of prescription opioids, a new large-scale study provides strong evidence that physical therapy can be a useful, nonpharmacologic approach for managing severe musculoskeletal pain.

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Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation Donates $25K to Rise Against Hunger to Support Meal Packaging Events

Charitable donation will help support efforts to serve 180,000 meals  HOUSTON – The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) today announced its support for Rise Against Hunger, a...

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