PTs’ specialized knowledge is vital in making many healthcare decisions. The Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act (H.R. 469:) has been proposed to make sure PTs are added to the list of professionals who determine how student athletes with concussions are treated and when it is safe for them to return to the field.
The bill has been assigned to a congressional committee, but needs further support to be sent to the House and Senate for a vote. Learn more about the bill and support it here.