Here are 20 gifs that perfectly show what it means to be a physical therapist.
When hospitals force their outpatient rehab therapy providers to use their EHR systems, they increase risk, drive costs, and negatively affect patient care.
With record attendance—more than 11,000 rehab therapy professionals from all over the US—CSM 2016 in Anaheim, California, was abuzz with energy and enthusiasm. When I wasn’t running around in search of folks wearing “I heart PT” buttons so I could give them prizes (did you catch us on Gene Shirokobrod’s Periscope?), I was busy attending sessions in the Private Practice track.
In this guest post, PT and author Paul Potter shares ten strategies for driving more patients into your clinic.
Is your physical therapy practice a cut above the rest? Find out by calculating your Net Promote Score.
According to the APTA, many providers consider dry needling “a safe, easy-to-learn, minimally discomforting, and often-effective technique for patients with certain presentations.” Yet, it remains a controversial practice. Much of the concern lies in the fact that this modality involves piercing the skin; many acupuncturists would argue that PTs don’t have the expertise to perform this type of manual therapy.
Will your physical therapy practice thrive or die over the next few years? It depends on your data, says the speakers from this year’s Ascend business summit.
If you’ve been following the WebPT Blog for even a short time, you’re likely aware that direct access to physical therapy is the way of the future—especially now that some form of this patient-centric care exists in all 50 states. That’s why we’ve covered everything providers need to know about direct access, from marketing topics to individual state regulations.
In this post, lawyer and OT Veda Collmer discusses how the Affordable Care Act (A.K.A. Obamacare) will affect the occupational therapy industry.