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Physical therapists work with the medical team, individuals and the community to prevent or minimize HIV-related limitations in functional activities and participation in social, work and community roles. The Special Interest Group on HIV / AIDS disseminates information and fosters collaboration among physical therapy professionals about the treatment of HIV-related impairments and functional limitations.
Guest Editor, Nicole Stout, DPT, Certified Lymphedema Therapist-LANA, FAPTA has produced a packed, special issue on Lymphedema management that advances our knowledge in this important topic for oncologic physical therapists and cancer rehabilitation. In 1998 the American Cancer Society (ACS) released a supplement issue to the journal Cancer that highlighted the workshop proceedings from an international group of subject matter experts in lymphedema management. Dr. Stout states, “20 years after the ACS seminal report, the horizon for the future of lymphedema management is bright and includes exciting emerging science
The Oncology Section, APTA has several course offerings looking for partners to host. The host facility will be chosen based on the guarantee that they can draw a minimum of 20 registrants.