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Leading Experts From ATI Physical Therapy to Speak at APTA's 2020 Combined Sections Meeting

ATI will showcase 15+ presentations at the annual industry conference in Denver, bringing 3,000+ physical therapists together from 30+ countries.

Bolinbrook, Ill, Feb. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOLINGBROOK, Ill., (Feb. 12, 2020) – ATI Physical Therapy (ATI), one of the nation’s largest providers of physical therapy services, today announced that several ATI published researchers and speakers will speak in at least 15 presentations for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)'s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2020 in Denver in February.  

ATI’s expert presentations are scheduled for February 13-15 and will highlight relevant industry topics and trends for physical therapy professionals. With 350+ specialty-specific sessions, 50+ pre-conference programs, and over 1,000 poster presentations, the conference is a chance for the physical therapy industry to come together for education, inspiration and community to strengthen the PT practice and help people live better lives.  

Touted as the largest physical therapy conference in the country, this year’s CSM theme is about reaching a higher peak in your career. The conference will feature diverse, forward-thinking programming with opportunities to engage through interactive sessions that will feature some of ATI’s best and brightest educators and physical therapist.

 ATI will also be well represented at the event with a branded booth to showcase service offerings and an opportunity for attendees to interact with ATI’s leading experts and researchers. Topics that ATI will be presenting at the conference include:

Presentation Topic Session Date
Interrater Reliability of a Novel Treatment Fidelity Tool Examining Guideline Adherence of Physical Therapists Thursday, Feb. 13, 3-5pm 
Evaluation of Guideline Adherent Education for Therapists Seeing Patients in an Optimized Early PT Pathway Thursday, Feb. 13, 3-5pm 
A Comparison of Concussions and MSK Injuries in Middle and High School Student-Athletes Friday, Feb. 14, 3-5 pm 
RTS Prior to 7 Months Post Aclr Is Associated with Decreased Future Participation Friday, Feb. 14, 3-5 pm
Does Mechanism of Injury Influence Patient Outcomes (PROs) and Treatment Metrics in Shoulder Instability Patients? Friday, Feb. 14, 3-5 pm
Comparing Short Term Outcomes for Acute and Chronic Shoulder Instability with Conservative Treatment. Abstract Accepted for Poster Presentation Friday, Feb. 14, 1-3 pm
Are Patient Outcomes (PROs) and Treatment Metrics Different Based on Irritability in Shoulder Instability Patients? Friday, Feb. 14, 1-3 pm
Utility of the Single Alpha Numeric -Evaluation (SANE) in Rehab Phases of Baseball Friday, Feb. 14, 1-3 pm
LE Injury Is Not Associated with Concussions in Football Players Regardless of Heads up Training Friday, Feb. 14, 3-5 pm
Physical Therapy Management of Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction Following Carotid Endarterectomy: A Case Report Friday, Feb. 14, 1-3 pm
Time to ACL Reconstruction Influences Return to Sport the Following Season Friday, Feb. 14, 3-5 pm
Criterion Validity, MCID and SCB Calculation of the MDQ and SANE for Patients with LBP Saturday, Feb. 15, 3-5 pm
Athlete’s Diagnosed with Anterior and Posterior Shoulder Instability Display Different Chief Complaints and Disability Saturday, Feb. 15, 3-5 pm
Evaluation of Symptom Irritability Treatment Classification for MSK Conditions Saturday, Feb. 15, 1-3 pm
Guideline Adherence Associated with Better PROs in Patients with High Irritability Saturday, Feb. 15, 1-3 pm

For a full list of session topics and details on the conference, visit the CSM 2020 Conference & Exposition Overview.

 For more information on ATI Physical Therapy, and a complete list of ATI’s clinic locations and services, please visit ATIpt.com. You can also follow @ATIPhysicalTherapy on Facebook and @ATIPT on Instagram, and Twitter. Or subscribe to the official ATI YouTube Channel for a glimpse into our world!

About ATI Physical Therapy

ATI is a privately held, nationally recognized healthcare company, specializing in outpatient rehabilitation and adjacent healthcare services. With a focus on delivering a remarkable experience to every patient, every day, ATI has approximately 900 locations from coast to coast. ATI was named “Best Physical Therapy Practice in the Nation” by ADVANCE magazine and was one of the first physical therapy companies in the country to achieve URAC Core Accreditation, a mark of distinction that recognizes its commitment to quality healthcare. Based in Bolingbrook, Illinois, ATI gives back to communities across the country through the ATI Foundation, a non-profit established by ATI, which has provided more than $5 million in resources and funding to children with physical impairments. For more information on ATI Physical Therapy, and a complete list of clinic locations, services and the ATI Foundation, please visit ATIpt.com.


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