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CMS Spotlights Upcoming ICD-10 Testing Dates

The upcoming testing dates for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) system were recently announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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September 8 Marks World Physical Therapy Day

September 8 marks World Physical Therapy Day, an event which is intended to highlight the unity and solidarity of the global physical therapy community and serve as an opportunity to recognize the work physical therapists do for patients and the community.

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Redesigned Running Blades Currently in Testing, Design Meets Olympic Regulations

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that according to a recent article in co.Exist, running blades (such as those worn by Oscar Pistorious) are undergoing redesign efforts that could help more athletes participate in the Olympics. The article reports that the new design meets Olympic regulations and could be seen in the 2016 games.

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Teen to Kick First Ball at World Cup Using Exoskeleton

According to a news release from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a paralyzed teenager is slated to use a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton to stand, walk, and kick the first ball of the World Cup this June.