Posts by Courtney Lefferts

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Physical Therapist Assistant vs. Physical Therapy Tech: What’s the Difference?

You don’t necessarily have to be a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) to work in the physical therapy industry . In fact, you can make a huge difference in your patients’ lives by serving in a supporting role—especially as a therapist assistant or therapy technician. Now, these jobs might sound like a “poh-tay-toe,” “poh-tah-toe” kind of situation. And by that, I mean: same job, different name. Right? Well, don’t let their names fool you; the roles are …

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Timely Filing: A Cheat Sheet for PTs

When it comes to punctuality, here’s my motto: “If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late.” Maybe I think that way because I have a Type A personality (holy organization, Batman). Or, maybe it’s because this rule truly applies in many situations—even in physical therapy billing.

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We Want to Send You and a Friend to Ascend—For Free!

Ascend is rehab therapy’s can’t-miss conference—and we want to treat you (and a friend or colleague) to the ultimate experience. We’re talkin’ free tickets, an airline voucher, and more. Not familiar with Ascend? Well, you’ve been missing out. Because whether you’re looking to start a new practice, expand an existing one, or simply boost your business savvy, this is the ultimate event to help you achieve your goals. Interested?

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Download: Free Physical Therapy Valentines

Roses are red. Violets are blue. This poem couldn’t get cheesier. But, we’d like to think we’ve made your Valentine's Day easier—with free downloadable PT valentine cards created just for you. It’s true; this Valentine’s Day, we designed four punny PT valentines that you can print at home or in your practice.

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Win Two Free Tickets to Ascend 2017

Are you a physical therapy business owner, provider, or student in search of opportunities to grow? Perhaps you’re looking to sprout a new practice, expand an existing one, or simply buff up your business savvy. Whatever your growth aspirations, we’ve got just the event to help you achieve them. It’s called Ascend, and it’s the ultimate rehab therapy business summit. Interested? Here are the details:

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Data and Lobstah: What You Missed at APTA NEXT 2017

Last week, Boston was brimming with more than hot lobstah—er, lobster—rich history, and die-hard sports fans. That’s because thousands of forward-thinking physical therapists joined together to learn, network, and discuss the future of the industry at APTA NEXT.

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Common Questions from our Cloudy with a Chance of Reform Webinar

In our first webinar of 2017, WebPT’s co-founder and president, Heidi Jannenga, teamed up with CEO Nancy Ham to discuss the current and future healthcare trends that will impact PTs, OTs, and SLPs. (Missed it? No worries; you can view the complete recording here.) As always, we received quite a few questions during the presentation—way more than we could address live.

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