UnitedHealthcare Delays Requirement for Functional Limitation Reporting
UnitedHealthcare announced on Monday that it is delaying its plan to implement functional limitation reporting (FLR) for physical therapy. In May, UnitedHealthcare announced that it would require FLR starting in August 2014. Since announcing the delay, the carrier has not released a new implementation date. Read more about the delay here.
Physical Therapy and Corticosteroid Injections Offer Equal Relief from Shoulder Pain
According to an article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, physical therapy and corticosteroid injections provide that same level of symptom relief from shoulder pain. Researchers noted that participants who received physical therapy, however, used fewer shoulder-related healthcare resources than those who received corticosteroid injections. Just another study proving why you should #GetPT.
Tiger Woods to Play in PGA with Help of Physical Therapist
Tiger Woods announced that he’s pain-free and ready to play in the PGA championship thanks to his physical therapist. After withdrawing from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational due to back pain, Woods decided to #GetPT and now feels confident in his ability to compete. Read more here about how Tiger’s physical therapist helped him regain his range of motion and his confidence as a player.