• webinar Mar 30, 2012

    Entrepreneurship and Physical Therapy

    In this webinar, we will look at all of the important considerations that go along with starting your own physical therapy clinic and how to be more entrepreneurial in your current job. We will review plans and set-up, possible obstacles and keys to success. This webinar was hosted by WebPT Co-Founder Heidi Jannenga PT, MPT, ATC/L and WebPT Expert Michael Manheimer. Webinar attendees will learn: How to register your business Finding commercial property Setting yourself set up …

  • article Mar 22, 2012

    How To Start An Outpatient Private Practice For Less Than $8,000

    Our contributing blogger today is WebPT Member, Jack Sparacio, MSPT, COMT, CFMT . He is also the Owner and President of  Sparacio Physical Therapy P.C. in New York. We're excited to have Jack sharing his expertise. Thanks Jack! I know what you’re thinking. There is no way you can open an outpatient private practice for less than $8, 000. But the truth is, you can.  There are plenty of articles out there that will tell you that opening …

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    article Mar 20, 2012

    Are you sure you want to open your own practice?

    Our blog post today was written by WebPT member, Dr. Sam Esterson , PT, MA, MBA, DScPT. He is the owner of Esterson and Associates Physical Therapy . He is also the author of a well-received book written in 2003, entitled  Starting & Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice: A Guide for the Rookie Entrepreneur . Dr. Esterson will be a featured guest on this month's webinar. Learn more here . Thanks to Sam for his wise words.  Those forward …

  • article Mar 15, 2012

    A Reality Check with Chad Novasic: Starting a Clinic Isn't for Everyone, Part II

    Today we are pleased to present Part II of our interview with  Chad Novasic, PT . Chad received his B.S. in Physical Therapy from Marquette University in 1988, and has served the Racine and Kenosha areas for the last 13 years in private practice. He has practiced several years in both a long term care setting and an acute care outpatient clinic setting. Chad is the owner of  Alliant Physical Therapy Group . Alliant serves Southeastern Wisconsin with …

  • article Mar 12, 2012

    A Reality Check with Chad Novasic: Starting a Clinic Isn't for Everyone

    Today we are pleased to present an interview with Chad Novasic, PT . Chad received his B.S. in Physical Therapy from Marquette University in 1988, and has served the Racine and Kenosha areas for the last 13 years in private practice. He has practiced several years in both a long term care setting and an acute care outpatient clinic setting. Chad is the owner of Alliant Physical Therapy Group . Alliant serves Southeastern Wisconsin with several clinics and …

  • article Mar 5, 2012

    How Christine Wood, PT, DPT Started Her Clinic Part II

    Today we're posting Part II of our interview with WebPT member,   Christine Wood, PT, DPT  of Waynesboro, VA. If you'd like to start with Part I, you can check it out here . Thanks Christine!   Tell us about the ugly side of starting a clinic and what you’ve learned. Everything to do with marketing has been ugly. It’s mind-boggling how people don’t understand the things that they themselves are supposed to be the experts in. …

  • article Mar 1, 2012

    How Christine Wood, PT, DPT Started Her Clinic Part I

    Today we kick off a month-long series for physical therapists about how to start a clinic. We know that many therapists either dream of starting their own practice or want to become even better business owners. Over the next month, we'll share with you interviews, tips, and tricks about being a therapist entrepreneur. Today we're excited to share Part I of our interview with WebPT member, Christine Wood, PT, DPT of Waynesboro, VA. Thanks to Christine for …

  • article Jan 17, 2012

    Ann Wendel of PranaPT Shares How to Start a PT Clinic--Part II

    Today we are featuring Part II of our interview with  Ann Wendel  from  PranaPT  about opening a PT clinic. If you missed Part I, click here . Thanks again Ann ! As with starting any business, there’s bound to be the good, the bad, and the ugly. Tell us about a time that was “bad/ugly” and what you learned from it. You have to really believe in yourself and you can’t give up. This felt like the …

  • article Jan 17, 2012

    Ann Wendel of PranaPT Shares How to Start a PT Clinic

    Today we're excited to release Part I of our interview with Ann Wendel , PT,   from PranaPT . Thanks, Ann,  for being candid and sharing your story of opening physical therapy clinics with us. Tell us a little bit about you and your practice. I graduated from University of Delaware in 1992 with a BS in P.E. Studies, concentration in Athletic Training. My goal was to work in sports medicine. I worked as an ATC in …

  • article Mar 17, 2011

    Recommended Book - "Starting And Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice"

    Starting And Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice: a Practical Guide for the Rookie Entrepreneur By Samuel H. Esterson, PT, MBA, MA, DScPT Find out more on Amazon.com This basic handbook on how to start up a private physical therapy practice is a hands-on guide for any physical therapist who is contemplating or preparing to go out on his/her own. Starting and Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice is a one-of-a-kind guide that offers insight into the …

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