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Physical Therapists Play Large Role in Cancer Recovery

If you are a physical therapist that is directly involved in a total care network, you may be pleased to know that you may now play a large role in assisting patients during the cancer recovery process. When patients are undergoing treatments for cancer, the most...

Physical Therapy for Dementia – Catching it Early

Families Should Be Encouraged to Place Newly-Diagnosed Dementia Patients in Physical Therapy When a family learns that their loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, it is common to feel afraid, confused, emotionally distraught, and even angry. The diagnosis...

Arthritis Becoming Increasingly Prevalent in America

As a physical therapist that specializes in total care and value-based networks, you will find many patients that suffer from arthritis. In fact, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently completed a report that concludes that...

Early Physical Therapy Intervention for Knee Problems

According to recent studies, early intervention of physical therapy greatly reduces the need for arthroscopy surgery in patients that experience complications with their knees – including meniscal tears, mechanical problems, osteoarthritis, and degenerative...

3 Reasons Joining a Network Can Help Your Rehabilitation Practice

Do you own, operate or manage a rehabilitation specialty practice such as physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech pathology? There are many advantages to joining a network – especially one with a comprehensive focus on total care, value-based networks,...

Treating Patients with Cervical Lordosis

As a physical therapist, it is likely that a percentage of your patients seeking help with back and neck pain suffer from the loss of cervical lordosis. In many cases, this is referred to as the “reversal cervical lordosis”. This diagnosis indicates that there is an...

Team Support for your Colorado Physical Therapy Practice

If you have your own physical therapy practice, you may feel like you’re being left behind in today’s healthcare industry, since it’s not a part of larger delivery care systems. On the other hand, you don’t want to hand over control of your practice. But size seems to...

The Physical Therapy Role in a Skilled Nursing Facility

It often doesn’t occur to us to consider the role physical therapy plays in the care of a skilled nursing facility or nursing home. As people age, movement gets harder. Arthritis is one reason for this but there are many others, some not necessarily related to aging....

APTA Opens Outcome Registry

During the APTA 2017 Combined Sections Meeting, the APTA announced the launch of a comprehensive outcome registry with the goal of building a repository data from patients and practices nationwide. In the words of Justin Moore, PT, DPT, it is hoped to be “a bridge...

Physical Therapy Compliance: What you need to know

Physical Therapy Compliance and Code: What You Need To Know About the Changes Colorado physical therapists take note. There are new evaluation codes and compliance you need to note. As we strive to continue to provide the best services to our patients, we need to...

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