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Direct Access Basics

Direct Access rules for physical therapy professionals holds a high level of importance. Not only can these rules directly impact the treatments that you offer, they can shape the overall functionality of your practice. The law that governs Direct Access provides...

Spinal Reflex Conditioning Can Aid in Rapid Recovery

We have all seen the headlines that state that conducted research could aid in altering the lives of millions of people in a positive and productive way. As a practitioner and/or clinician, you anticipate the release of this “ground-breaking” research so that you may...

Simple Techniques to Protect Your Clinic from Cyber Hackers

Be wary, cyber hackers are coming. They will try to compromise your clinic website. They get in, grab customer account information and get out, at light speed. Small business owners have a right to be concerned. Due to the gravity of HIPAA laws, it’s an ongoing...

the Golden Years Look Brighter with Physical Therapy

Physical therapists play an important role in the concept of total care because they support the concept of making and keeping patients as healthy as possible. This is particularly true with senior citizens and their goal to age gracefully. Every medical professional...

7 Facts About the Opioid Epidemic in America

An epidemic is occurring in the United States and needs to be dealt with. This epidemic is the use of opioids in pain management. The Center for Disease Control, along with the American College of Physicians and the Health and Medicine Division of the National...

Is Knee Pain Given the Treatment Patients Deserve?

Millions of people suffer from knee pain each day. Whether it’s chronic or occasional pain, it hurts and interferes with daily activities. U.S. statistics are staggering, showing that of the 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain: Knee pain is the second...

Patients are the Hub of Total Care

The total care concept is a win-win experience for patients, primary care providers, and supporting specialists. The expression “great minds think alike” comes to mind when visualizing an effective plan of recovery from any type of surgery or injury. The individual...

Making the Case for Employer-Sponsored Programs

PTs and PTAs already know that the prevention of noncommunicable disease in the workplace is a wise idea. Now, more employers are beginning to see the sense in it as well. When the health of employees is better overall, the company’s bottom line is healthier as...

3 Positive Characteristics of the 2018 Quality Payment Program

In the past year or so, medical professionals and treatment specialists have been encouraging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide a high level of simplicity, improved flexibility, and a strong sense of stability when it comes to the...

A Case for Employer-Sponsored Programs

A recent study conducted by the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) has concluded that the cost savings associated with physical therapy for low back pain is highly significant. Based on the results of this study, it was found that physical...

APTA Promotes Prevention and Wellness Programs Among Employers

The American Physical Therapy Association is now promoting the implementation of prevention and wellness programs among today’s employers. While those in the physical therapy field have known the advantages of such programs for many years, the movement is catching on....

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