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The History of Physical Therapy in the US

October is designated as National Physical Therapy Month. In this post, we summarize the history of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the physical therapy profession below. The organization started in 1921 called the American Women’s Physical Therapeutic Association, having 274 members nationally, referred more as Reconstruction Aides...

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Pain Awareness Month: A Look Back and Forward

by Ted Jones, PhD, CPE You have no doubt heard about the opioid crisis. The nation is experiencing far too many deaths due to opioid overdose. Statistics shows that these overdoses are very much driven by illegal opioids – opioids manufactured and distributed illegally. These are often laced with...

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