PTs: Consider this your alarm, because it’s time to wake up.
If you’re relying on old-school metrics to assess therapist performance, it’s probably time for an employee review reboot.
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a good time to look back at some of the hottest topics and trends from the year. Some topics, like cash-based practice and pain science, have been in the spotlight for years—while others emerged only within the last few months.
Successful professionals make it a point to stay current with industry trends, and physical therapists are no exception. Whether you’re passionate about career growth, clinical care, pain science, a niche like sports or pelvic floor therapy, or finding creative ways to use your degree, there’s probably a PT blog out there for you. In this post, we’ve curated some of the best physical therapy blogs on the Internet. Some are written by PTs; others are managed by professional writers, researchers, or other types of clinicians
Over the last few years, podcasts have made a huge impact on the physical therapy profession. From hosts waxing philosophical about issues in health care, to fellow therapists providing useful clinical tips and information about managing debt, it seems there’s a podcast on just about every relevant topic out there.
Many PTs are burned out, cash-strapped, and fed up. Here’s what that means for the future of the profession.
Despite women taking on more rehab therapy leadership roles than ever before, men are still, overall, earning more money.
What single business initiative can make your employees want to work harder for you, while inspiring them to be happier than ever with their jobs? Hint: The answer is not more money. The answer is increasing employee engagement. This is possibly the single most important part of an owner or manager’s duties.
The rising cost of a PT education is worrisome for providers and patients alike. Here’s why.
The end of graduate school is an exciting time. For newly minted clinicians, the lure of treating patients with a greater sense of ownership and autonomy is empowering and liberating. Caught up in the rush of that newfound freedom, though, it’s easy to forget about some of the crucial steps we must take to set our careers in the right direction.