Myths about Physical Therapy

Myth: Physical therapy isn't covered by insurance.

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Fact: Most insurance policies cover some form of physical therapy. Beyond insurance coverage, physical therapy has proven to reduce costs by helping people avoid unnecessary imaging scans, surgery, or prescription drugs. Physical therapy can also lower costs by helping patients avoid falls or by addressing conditions before they become chronic. For more info visit www.dynamic-physical-therapy.com

Myths about Physical Therapy

Myth: Any health care professional can perform physical therapy.

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Fact: Although 42% of consumers know that physical therapy can only be performed by a licensed physical therapist, 37% still believe other health care professionals can also administer physical therapy. 

Rep. Skyler Rude’s Legislation Seeking to Study the Barriers Associated with Washington State’s Death with Dignity Act Passes House

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A bill that would create a study through the University of Washington to understand the barriers related to patients accessing the state's Death with Dignity Act was approved by the House of Representatives on Friday.

Muzzall Legislation Would Reestablish Farm Internship Program

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OLYMPIA...Farms across the country are facing challenges recruiting the next generation of farmers. Under legislation introduced by stateSen. Ron Muzzall, R-Oak Harbor and approved today by the state Senate, the state would revive a pilot program to expose young workers to the agricultural industry through farm internships.

Forest Service extends scoping for East Saddle Restoration Project

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Kamiah, Idaho (February 13, 2020) Public scoping has been extended for a U.S. Forest Service project that is designed to improve wildlife habitat, forest health, and ecological function through timber harvests and prescribed burning in the Upper North Fork Clearwater sub-watershed in Clearwater County, Idaho.

BLM RELEASES FINAL PLAN TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN UP TO 11,000 MILES OF FUEL BREAKS IN THE GREAT BASIN TO COMBAT WILDFIRES

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BOISE, Idaho – Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Fuel Breaks in the Great Basin. This Final PEIS provides for the construction and maintenance of a system of up to 11,000 miles of strategically placed fuel breaks to control wildfires within a 223 million acre area that includes portions of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah.

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