Physical and Occupational Therapists are essential in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. They play a key role in keeping people they can help out of the doctor's offices and ER's. This will not only free up the medical teams to treat those impacted by COVID-19, but also limit the exposure of those seeking the care of the therapists.


Newsletter Video, May 2015

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Resources

National Osteoporosis Foundation Month: lots of information, guides about diet, testing, and prevention
http://nof.org/nationalosteoporosismonth

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Balance Problems

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Falls

Are you smarter than a physical therapist answer:

False. According to an article in HealthDay News, a March 17 study published in JAMA (abstract only available for free) concludes that for older adults, receiving diagnostic imaging for new back pain not only fails to produce better outcomes, but actually tends to increase the costs associated with health care over time.

Reference: APTA PT in Motion News
http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/News/2015/3/18/LBPUtilizationAndPT/

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