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AAOMPT and Foundation Collaborate to Expand Research Funding

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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) was established over 26 years ago and has since significantly propelled forward the study of manual physical therapy in the United States. To this day, AAOMPT continues to promote orthopaedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) in the hopes that their vision of creating a “healthy world in …

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Foundation4pt.org gets an upgrade

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The Foundation for Physical Therapy is proud to announce the launching of its updated website: Foundation4pt.org. Since our founding in 1979, we have worked hard to bolster our profession through evidence-based research and to develop the next generation of physical therapy researchers. Our goals for this site include educating the general public and stakeholders about …

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Summer 2017 Internship with the Foundation for Physical Therapy

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I cannot believe how quickly my time at the Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) these past twelve weeks have flown by. It feels like it was just a few days ago when I nervously took my first Metro ride from Washington, D.C. to Alexandria, Va. to begin my internship with the Foundation. The staff immediately …

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Goergeny Gift to Create New Funding Mechanism

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Two years ago, the Foundation received a very generous gift from the estate of Magdalen and Emil Goergeny of Akron, Ohio. To this day, it is one of the largest bequests ever to be received by the Foundation, and just this past month, the Foundation Board of Trustees announced how this money will be put …

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BracketPT 2017: One More Day to Make Your Pick

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It’s March and you know what that means. PT Pub Night is holding its annual online March Madness fundraiser, BracketPT, in support of the Foundation for Physical Therapy. BracketPT is PT Pub Night’s third-annual effort to pack a nationwide PT-themed March Madness bracket in an effort to have fun while raising funds that go toward …

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