Practice Management

Physical Therapy: More Than Just Stretches – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Physical Therapy: More Than Just Stretches A few months ago I was at a family dinner and my sister-in-law was moving gingerly and grimacing in pain. I asked what was wrong and she responded that she had tweaked her back at work (she is a veterinarian) and was really struggling with daily movement and that lifting/bending at work were all but impossible. She paused, then hesitantly asked, “Would you be willing to show me a few stretches that might help?”…

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How to Reduce Burnout & Boost Employee Engagement in Your Practice – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

How to Reduce Burnout & Boost Employee Engagement in Your Practice Blog This week in the news, we look at an article on preventing burnout and boosting employee engagement, an APTA co-sponsored study about how unrestricted direct access to physical therapist services is effective for new-onsite low back pain, and an article about how Americans are cutting back on other expenses to afford healthcare premiums. We hope you enjoy! Making Work Less Stressful and More Engaging for Your Employees, Harvard…

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How to Reduce Benefit Spend: Lessons from a Self-Insured Company – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

How to Reduce Benefit Spend: Lessons from a Self-Insured Company In a 2018 National Business Group on Health (NBGH) survey, 170 large employers shopping for 2019 health care benefits for their employees projected that their total benefit spend would rise 5% for the sixth consecutive year in 2019. The average total cost of care for each employee and their family in 2019 is estimated at $14,800, up nearly $800 from 2018. In recent years, some employers have attempted to reduce health…

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