Category: Association News

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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