• articleJul 23, 2012 | 5 min. read

    mHealth Strives for Mainstream

    In a recent post , mHealth Insight explained that we’re more likely as consumers to drop the “health” in mHealth rather than the “mobile,” because mobile cannibalizes all things pocket-sized and digital . Anything plus mobile eventually just equals mobile. For example, camera phones and music phones are both now just phones. So, mHealth will soon just be mobile, too. Folks won’t look up from their giant touchscreen phones and say they’re “engaging with the Healthcare system;” …

  • articleJul 5, 2012 | 3 min. read

    Health 2.0 Monitoring Devices, Part II: Tools for a Healthy Lifestyle or an Obsession?

    We all want to lead a healthy lifestyle but can too much technology be problematic? This past Tuesday, Erica and I covered 12 personal health monitoring devices for the health 2.0 lifestyle . In today’s post, let’s talk about real user experience: the good, the bad, and the gimmicky. In an article posted on AllThingsD.com , Andy Smith, CEO of IAC-owned DailyBurn , told reporter Lauren Goode that today’s fitness tracking devices border on gimmicks: “I feel …

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    articleJun 21, 2012 | 4 min. read

    Top Five iPad Apps for Pediatric Speech Language Pathologists

    Today’s blog post comes from Jeremy Legaspi, a speech language pathologist at UPWARD in Phoenix, Arizona. Follow Jeremy on Twitter @AZspeechguy or visit azspeechguy.wordpress.com . As a pediatric SLP, I’m always looking for new ways to interact with my patients and incorporate fun into my treatment plans. The iPad is awesome because I can use it for documentation and office purposes as well as for treatment. As a big iPad fan, I have about 500 apps. Here are …

  • articleMay 24, 2012 | 2 min. read

    3 Must-Have iPad Apps for Physical Therapists

    Your anything-that-starts-with-a-lowercase-i addiction is getting worse. It started innocently enough with an iPod, or maybe one of the first iPhones. But for years you could leave it at home, in the car, or at the bottom of your desk drawer without puddling to the floor in the sobs of severe separation anxiety . That was until the iPad —the magical tool that allows you to browse the web, check your email, manage your practice, and slice your …

  • articleMay 18, 2012 | 4 min. read

    9 Small Business Tech Tools for Your Clinic

    As a small business, there are tons of apps, websites, and digital tools you can use to help you manage, market, and grow your practice. Here, I break down nine small biz wonders to aid you and your clinic. Websites 1.)    LinkedIn   If you’re not yet on LinkedIn, it’s officially time to sign up . LinkedIn is the ultimate networking site. You can communicate with physicians and customers, both of which can provide great feedback, reviews, …

  • articleJan 31, 2011 | 4 min. read

    Apple iPad FAQ for PTs

    Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar last week on "iPad use for the Physical Therapists." For those of you who couldn’t attend the webinar, we will be posting a recorded version of the presentation on our website in the near future. Each of the sessions we hosted for the webinar ended with a 15 minute Q&A period. This gave us at WebPT some valuable insight into the concerns of the modern physical therapy clinic. We …

  • articleJan 11, 2011 | 4 min. read

    Motion Doctor Develops iPad app designed for Physical Therapy home exercise instruction

    The new iPad app includes over 60 videos categorized by body part, activity, sport and occupation. The videos are designed to help everyday people maintain their health and mobility, pain free. The Motion Doctor iPad app can also be used by Physical Therapists as a reference tool, showing patients how to properly perform exercises at home by taking the iPad anywhere they may go and watching the videos on demand. Wellington, Florida – Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Inc. …

  • articleNov 23, 2010 | 2 min. read

    Technology used in therapy treatments in unusal ways

    In today's modern technology world PT patients are used to using their technology resources, such as their phones and PDAs, for everyday tasks. Why not add these tools to their rehabilitation program. Using these tools to record images and videos of their exercises can be a great way to remind the patient how to do the exercise correctly and provide added visuals many people need. In the recent discussion on the use of new technology to deliver …

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