Ep 179 Spinal Tap News Chaser – March 22, 2017 – PT News, Pint-Sized

March 22, 2017: Spinal Tap News

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TOP STORY: American Health Care Act revealed; Vote could happen as early as Thursday

Trump proposes a 19% cut in funding for NIH: Research would take a hit

CMS rule change could require those in splinting and orthotics to get certified.

Interstate Licensure Compact Approaching 10 states

RESEARCH

Research says PT for knee OA, but is it common practice? Study says no.

Patients bored with PT? Try virtual peer pressure.

Medical marijuana: should we be learning about it in school? PTJ says yes

Win for PT: Manual therapy ties or beats surgery for carpal tunnel

PEDIATRICS

Carry those parallel bars with you: industrial engineering students collaborate with pediatric PT

IN THE MEDIA

Men’s Health Magazine highlights dry needling.

WHAT THE HELL THEATRE

Oh, Canada: Your vibrator has been spying on you.

CREDITS

This episode brought to you by your host Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT recent Marymount University Alum, and your executive producer Rachel Jermann, SPT from University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Thanks to Ian MacMurdie, SPT of MGH Institute of Health Professions for contributions.

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