Most people will know the condition lateral epicondylitis by its more common name: "tennis elbow." This term is used to describe a pain that develops on the outer aspect of the elbow, usually with a gradual onset, in the absence of a definitive moment of injury. Symptoms...
We are pleased to announce that Winchester, Virginia; Fargo, North Dakota; and Portland, Oregon have been added to the 2017 schedule. Please see full details here.
The call for volunteers to serve on APTA committees is open now through March 1. Members interested in serving on Ethics and Judicial, Finance and Audit, Leadership Development, Public Policy and Advocacy committees, an Awards subcommittee, or Reference Committee are encouraged...
Congratulations to AGPT Member Margaret Danilovich, DPT, PhD, Instructor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, a recipient of the $40,000 Geriatric...
A pilot program to fund home-based assistance for some Medicare Advantage patients could open the door for reimbursement under Medicare, where payment for nonmedical support services is largely off limits. Two senators are pushing legislation...
There has been a sharp rise in the number of American seniors who take three or more medications that affect their brains, a new study reveals. The study looked at seniors' use of opioid painkillers, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotic drugs. A review of U.S....
People with low back pain should try drug-free remedies — from simple heat wraps to physical therapy — before resorting to medication, according to new treatment guidelines. The recommendations put more emphasis on nondrug therapies than previous ones have.
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