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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...

Cigna Changes Stance on Anthem Merger

In a previous post, we talked about how Cigna had terminated their agreement with Anthem and filed suit against the major insurer; however, that has all now changed. Cigna has now changed its stance on the merger. The company has now elected to side with the insurer,...

Cigna Terminates Agreement with Major Insurer and Files Suit

Cigna has officially terminated their agreement to merge with major insurer, Anthem, and has also filed a legal suit against the company. In early February of 2017, a federal-based judge informed the two insurance companies that a merger between the two would violate...

Does Neurontin Increase the Potential for Suicidal Thoughts?

Medical professionals – such as doctors, physical therapists, and pain specialists - have been studying the effects of Neurontin on patients since the release of the medication in 1994. These studies have concluded many important facts -  including the possibility...

Side Effects of Neurontin for Pain

Helping Your Physical Therapy Patients Identify the Side Effects Associated with Neurontin As a physical therapist, it is quite likely that you will treat patients that have been prescribed Neurontin by their medical doctor. If your patient has been prescribed...

The Truth Behind Codeine Dependence

As a physical therapist, it is important for you to know and understand the truth behind codeine dependence among patients that suffer from any type of pain or discomfort in the body. This particular prescription medication is typically issued to individuals that...

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