• iPad and Tablet Apps for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist Image

    articleJul 17, 2017 | 6 min. read

    iPad and Tablet Apps for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist

    We’ve all seen catchy music paired with a montage of all the awesome things you can do with an iPad. The iPad—and Apple, in general—is all about the wow factor. Not to be outdone, Microsoft has also released a pretty spiffy tablet called Surface, with tons of entertaining marketing to boot . Then there’s all the techy Android tablets, like the new Yoga and the Samsung Galaxy Note and Tab , as well as the Kindle Fire …

  • Advancements in PT Tech/Emerging Trends Image

    articleJul 8, 2017 | 6 min. read

    Advancements in PT Tech/Emerging Trends

    From vibrating posture sensors , gait-correcting insoles , and pressure-sensing socks to popular movement tracking devices like Fitbit , video game systems designed to make therapy more fun, and helmet sensors that alert athletes and medical professionals of potential concussion-causing hits, there have been a number of exciting advancements and trends in PT technology. These innovations offer new opportunities for improved diagnosis, treatment, and patient engagement. iTherapy: There’s an App for That Smartphone and iPad apps for …

  • Wallpaper: Move. Restore. Revive. Image

    downloadJun 24, 2016

    Wallpaper: Move. Restore. Revive.

    It’s officially summer—and that means ’tis the season for movement. Across the country, people young and old are lacing up their hiking boots, pumping up their bike tires, and packing their beach bags. But for some folks, musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction stand in the way of summer fun—which means this is also the season to celebrate the amazing work rehab therapists do to help get people back to the warm-weather activities they love. In that spirit, we’ve …

  • Wallpaper: PT is Out of This World Image

    downloadApr 29, 2016

    Wallpaper: PT is Out of This World

    Do you believe that your destiny to become a PT was written in the stars? Well, then you’re in luck! As part of our rehab therapy-themed desktop wallpaper project, we made this image especially for stargazers like you. So, download this free background and add a little bit of “space” to your desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet.

  • April Wallpaper: Movement is Medicine Image

    downloadApr 1, 2016

    April Wallpaper: Movement is Medicine

    We here at WebPT love three things: what we do, what you do, and dogs. In the spirit of those first two things (and maybe the third—who knows!), we’re launching a rehab therapy-themed desktop wallpaper project. That way, you can show the world how much you love your profession. Every month, we’ll post a free image that you can download and save as your background. Best of all: we’ll provide you with image files that’ll work for …

  • Top 10 iPad Apps for Physical Therapists Image

    articleMar 31, 2016 | 4 min. read

    Top 10 iPad Apps for Physical Therapists

    Oh, Internet, where would we be without you? Probably here , actually. The world has changed dramatically since the dawn of the World Wide Web (seriously, some of us probably don’t even remember what we did in the time of B.B: Before Browsing), and the PT clinic is no exception. EMR usurped paper, servers gave way to the cloud, and the desktop computer has fallen to the smaller and more powerful laptop—and in some cases, the even …

  • Goodbye, Plaster—Hello, iPad: WebPT Marketplace Features 3D-Printed Custom Orthotics Image

    articleFeb 16, 2015 | 2 min. read

    Goodbye, Plaster—Hello, iPad: WebPT Marketplace Features 3D-Printed Custom Orthotics

    Creating a simple pair of orthotics is a deceivingly arduous task—if you do it the traditional way, that is. Often, the process involves multiple providers, astronomical costs, and lots of cold, sticky plaster. But it doesn’t have to be like that; we live in the age of tech, after all. That’s why we’re excited to announce our partnership with SOLS, a pioneering company in the emerging industry of 3D-printed foot orthotics. Thanks to this partnership—and SOLS’s innovative …

  • Top 10 Gifts for Physical Therapists Image

    articleDec 11, 2013 | 3 min. read

    Top 10 Gifts for Physical Therapists

    So, you survived Black Friday —and maybe even scored a sweet deal or two—but you’ve still got quite a few names left on your holiday shopping list. If one of them happens to be a physical therapist (or if you’re a PT looking for a cool gift to give to yourself)—and you’re racking your brain for gift ideas—then you’re in luck. Below, I’ve listed our top ten gift ideas for physical therapists. (Sorry, you’ll have to handle …

  • articleNov 14, 2013 | 3 min. read

    The Ideal WebPT Setup, 2013 Edition

    Last year, I wrote a blog post on the ideal WebPT setup . In that post, I discussed what technologies—like browsers, hardware, and routers—we recommend to optimize WebPT. Of course, technology changes almost daily, so I thought I’d revisit and update our recommendations. In general, our application works great with just about any setup, but the following suggestions will help you create the most ideal WebPT experience.   Internet Connection We recommend cable or DSL Internet with a …

  • articleApr 22, 2013 | 4 min. read

    Quick Tips for Improving Work Efficiency in Your Rehab Therapy Clinic

    As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve dedicated a sizeable portion of this month’s blog space to helping you and your clinic conserve resources and become more environmentally conscious. But let’s not forget about the most important resource of all—your time! You might assume that you need a major systematic overhaul to improve work efficiency in your clinic. Not so. In this case, small investments pay big dividends. Here are some quick tips to help you get the most …

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