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In Memoriam Susan E. Bennett, PT, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS

POSTPONEMENTDue to continued concerns regarding COVID, only a limited amount of people are able to gather at a church. Therefore, we have decided to postpone the celebratory mass for Dr. Sue Bennett that had been scheduled for August 1. Updates regarding a rescheduled celebratory mass will be posted on her business website: bennettphysicaltherapy.comand also on […]

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Furnishing and Billing E-Visits: Addressing Your Questions

Recent waivers by CMS that allow for limited digital communication with patients have triggered a wave of questions. Here are our answers to the ones we hear most often. APTA is receiving many questions about the recent regulatory waivers announced by CMS related to digital communication between providers and patients, particularly regarding e-visits and the [...]

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A Practical Guide to Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis: 2nd Edition

Launched: September 30, 2019 NEW! Rehabilitation is an integral part of comprehensive multiple sclerosis (MS) care. This highly interactive ePrimer is designed to equip the multidisciplinary rehab team with practical, evidence-based information they can use to optimize the benefits derived from rehab services for their patients with MS. The content is augmented with faculty commentary […]

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2019 Annual Meeting Presentations

PLEASE NOTE THAT SUBSEQUENT UTILIZATION OF MATERIAL PRESENTED DURING THE MEETING (SLIDES, TEXT, AND NARRATIVE) WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION FROM THE AUTHOR IS NOT PERMITTED AND WILL BE CONSIDERED A COPYRIGHT VIOLATION. DELEGATES MUST REQUEST SPECIFIC PERMISSION FROM FACULTY MEMBERS IF THEY WISH TO REPRODUCE THEIR SLIDES FOR ANY PURPOSE. Advocacy Whitaker Platform Presentations Welcome and […]

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MS Rehabilitation Therapy Specialty Training Scholarship

MS Rehabilitation Therapy Specialty Training Scholarship Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2018 MS Rehabilitation Training Scholarship. These 35-hour on-site training courses offers specialized training programs for rehabilitation professionals and graduate students in the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech/language pathology.  The rehabilitation program is for professionals and professionals-in-training who want to […]

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2018 Rehab Fellows

The IOMSRT would like to recognize those candidates selected and the sites chosen to be part of the Rehab Fellowship. Neurology Center of New England P.C, Foxboro, MA Mia Del Gaudio, OT, OTR/L (West Milford, NJ) Katelin King, PT, DPT, NCS (Tampa, FL) Alexandra Warden Michl, PT, DPT (Worcester, MA) Lorraine Yap, MA, CCC-SLP (Wayne, […]

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2017 Rehab Fellows

The IOMSRT would like to recognize those candidates selected and the sites chosen to be part of the Rehab Fellowship. OPTIMUS Program- Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada Barbara Schwerin Bohus, MS, CCC-SLP (Park Ridge, NJ) Lynne Clark, BMR, PT (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) Laurie Edwards, MS, CCC-SLP (Knightdale, NC) Esmie Holderman, PT, DPT, NCS (Des Moines, […]

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2016 Rehab Fellows

The IOMSRT would like to recognize those candidates selected and the sites chosen to be part of the Rehab Fellowship. OPTIMUS Program-University of Calgary MS Program, Calgary, Canada Kathleen Czuba, CCC-SLP (Lombard, IL) Hannah Fugle, SPT (Flagstaff, AZ) Alejandra Villanueva, MS, OTR/L (Chicago, IL) Alexis Williams, SPT (Raleigh, NC) Rocky Mountain MS Center-University of Colorado […]

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2016 Abstracts

POSTERS   RH09 Understanding Leisure-Time Physical Activity: Voices of People with MS Who Have Moderate to Severe Disability and Their Family Caregivers Afolasade Fakolade, BMR(PT), M.Sc, Queen’s University; Julie Lamarre, B.Sc, Queen’s University; Amy E Latimer-Cheung, PhD, Queen’s University; Trisha Parsons, B.Sc.(PT), PhD, Queen’s University; Marcia Finlayson, PhD, OT Reg (Ont), OTR, Queen’s University RH10 Analysis of Upper Limb Sinergies in Multiple Sclerosis Subjects […]

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2008/2009 Rehab Fellows

The IOMSRT would like to recognize those candidates selected and the sites chosen to be part of the Rehab Fellowship. Jacobs Neurological Institute, University of Buffalo Linda Courtney, PT (Dunkirk, NY) Jennifer Fromm, MS, OTR/L, CCRC (New York, NY) Lori Schmaderer, PT (Omaha, NE) The Heuga Center Jennifer Dierberger, MA, CCC-SLP (Elkins, PA) Lindsey Kramer, […]

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