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    October is Physical Therapy Month

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 16, 2015 8:46:05 AM

    National Physical Therapy Month is hosted by APTA to recognize how physical therapists and physical therapists assistant help transform individual’s lives by improving motion.

    APTA’s campaign this year is the #AgeWell Campaign. This campaign focuses on healthy aging and how physical therapists can help individuals overcome pain, and gain and maintain movement.

    National Physical Therapy Month also celebrates Global PT Day of Service on October 17th. Join PTs, PTAs, students, and physical therapy staff to participate in a day of service. APTA is hosting a series of events at its headquarters for local members, staff, and their families.

    To learn how you can make a difference, visit,

    Want to learn more about Physical Therapy? Check out our new Physical Therapy Texts!

    Manual Therapy of the Extremities presents manual therapy techniques for the upper and lower extremities from a variety of perspectives. The presentation multiple techniques for each joint restriction is a unique feature of this book that provides students with a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to mobilization. Available January 2016

    Dreeben-Irimia's Introduction to Physical Therapist Practice, Third Edition is written specifically for  PTA's and will help instructors introduce students to information regarding professionalism, professional roles, interpersonal communication, physical therapist's behavior and conduct, teaching and learning, and evidence-based practice. Available January 2016

    Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Third Edition's  reader-friendly style facilitates learning and presents the knowledge and skills essential for physical therapist students to develop a foundation in research methods and methodologies related to evidence-based medicine. Special Value Pricing Available

    Visit our website to view all of our Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assitant titles.

    Take 25% off with free ground shipping with coupon code PTMONTH to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month.






    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, NPTM, physical therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, physical therapy, PTDayofService, AgeWell, APTA, Chris Barrett, Dianne V. Jewell, Eric Shamus

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