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CMS Aids Alternate Payment Methods

CMS Aids Alternate Payment Methods

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) publicized a proposed rule that would – ultimately – aid in easing the burden on various practices that utilize alternate payment methodologies. This rule amends the current Medicare alternate payment...

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Physical Therapy for Dementia – Catching it Early

Physical Therapy for Dementia – Catching it Early

Families Should Be Encouraged to Place Newly-Diagnosed Dementia Patients in Physical Therapy When a family learns that their loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, it is common to feel afraid, confused, emotionally distraught, and even angry. The diagnosis...

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Arthritis Becoming Increasingly Prevalent in America

Arthritis Becoming Increasingly Prevalent in America

As a physical therapist that specializes in total care and value-based networks, you will find many patients that suffer from arthritis. In fact, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently completed a report that concludes that...

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Treating Patients with Cervical Lordosis

Treating Patients with Cervical Lordosis

As a physical therapist, it is likely that a percentage of your patients seeking help with back and neck pain suffer from the loss of cervical lordosis. In many cases, this is referred to as the “reversal cervical lordosis”. This diagnosis indicates that there is an...

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APTA Opens Outcome Registry

APTA Opens Outcome Registry

During the APTA 2017 Combined Sections Meeting, the APTA announced the launch of a comprehensive outcome registry with the goal of building a repository data from patients and practices nationwide. In the words of Justin Moore, PT, DPT, it is hoped to be “a bridge...

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