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PMD Alliance Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance (PMD Alliance), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to providing opportunities for people with movement disorders to learn, live more fully and spark meaningful connections around them, is celebrating 5 years of service, programming and impact around the country, it reports in a media release.

New Recommendations Aim to Guide Emergency Care of Spine-Injured Football Athletes

The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) has released consensus recommendations and best practices for emergency prehospital care of spine-injured athletes in American football. These guidelines were presented during the 2020 NATA Virtual Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, which transitioned to a virtual event in light of COVID-19.

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Steep Cuts to PT Services May Be Blunted

The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) applauds Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA) for introducing the Outpatient Therapy Modernization and Stabilization Act, which, if passed, will extend a necessary lifeline to physical and occupational therapists who are struggling to maintain seniors’ access to therapy services amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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