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PTAs Are All Wet   

Call for Affiliates 

Medicare ROE 

Deadly Murk  

Brown Trout 

The King's English

Links for Wetheads 

 

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Aquatic Therapy U
atu logoATU 2011  Schedule  
 
Sep 9-10: Shoulder, Neck+Spine (2 seats left)


Oct 7-8:
Aquatic Therapy Protocols


Nov 11-12:
Pediatric Evidence-Based AT   

 

ATU classes on the road   

good for the earth 

Earth approved! 

These novel trainings are for those veteran aquaticists who want to improve on what they already know. Stop repeating your last class; come to an ATU seminar.

 

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bibliosNEW! Research

Bibliographies

girl on float reading aquatic therapy research bibliography

Aquatic Health

Research Databases

Now Available

 

Our life's work and most requested product is now on the market in 8 meaty volumes. These research bibliographies cover the years 1990-2011 and are sorted chronologically and alphabetically. If you are looking to justify aquatic therapy to your patients, providers and physicians, come visit our storefront and feast on these tasty offerings:

 

Vol 1: Musculoskeletal 

Vol 2: Rheumatology 

Vol 3: Cardio 

Vol 4: Neuro  

Vol 5: Geriatric 

Vol 6: Pediatric 

Vol 7: Pregnancy (Coming)

Vol 8: Balance (Coming)  

 

$45 (download)

$70 (hardcopy) 

Issue #8925 July 2011
jonathan pic "Yay! New goodies! Cannot wait to get back in the water with you guys! See you in November at the peds clinic ."

 

Jonathan H. OTR/L (after our July 4th Super Sale)
 PRACTICE TIPSPractice

RECOGNIZING Aquatic PT(A)    


Advanced Skill-Set for PTAs

aquatic physical therapy

There's a new game in town for PTAs seeking advanced recognition.

 

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) just approved aquatic physical therapy as a new category of work for the physical therapist assistant (PTA) seeking Recognition of Advanced Proficiency.

 ATU NEWS atu  
Spread the Word: ATU Is Growing!
whisper girl Bring us our next gig and earn $300

That's right. $300 in passive income. All you have to do is send us the names of people you think would be interested in purchasing an ATU polyclinic and we will send you a check for $300 when they sign up.

 

Dust off your rolodex and read more...  

  BILLING
watsuDAILY DOCUMENTATION: How SPECIFIC?
overwhelming documentationYou write:  
  • His pain is improving.
  • She is sleeping better at night.
  • He fatigues easily.

 

Medicare thinks that's a load of rubbish.

... so read The Medicare Advisor's take on what should be included in daily documentation... both in and out of water. 

 

 RISK MANAGEMENT risk  

HOW is this EVEN POSSIBLE?

drowning 

The body of a woman was discovered

floating in a state run pool

late Tuesday night, two days after she apparently drowned in that same pool.


Police say lifeguards were on duty and people swimming...

continue story from Fox News.


NOT POTTY TRAINED? NOT ALLOWED!  trout

pool poop 

 

New Rules Afloat

Children who are not potty trained are no longer allowed in public pools, even those wearing swim diapers. Whaa?  

Is this the new "regulation" applicable to your pool? 

 

Exactly how long do nasty fecal bugs live?  

 

Never fear ... the Recreational Water Illness Police are here! 

 

 SPECIALTY TECHNIQUES specialty  
 WATSU COMES into its OWN 
watsu word



Well, it takes a lot to coin a new phrase... and even more to have it land in the Oxford Dictionary.

 

Congratulations to Watsu

... the world's newest recognized word.  

 

USEFUL LINKS
linksQUICK & dirty WEBCRAWL FOR YOU 
ATU practice tips
ATU Treatment Ideas #2
ATU doc:
ATU treatment ideas #2 (doc)(2011)

PDF:
Australian aquatic physio documents (2011)

Article:
Aquatic therapy for athletes (2011)

Video:
Applying tegaderm to post-op knee (pdf)(2011)