Paul Potter is a physical therapist and mentor who lives in Nebraska with his wife, who is also a therapist. They have four daughters. For more than 35 years he successfully managed his own private practice. He authored On Fire: Ignite Your Passion with a Cash Therapy Practice and Cash Therapy Practice: Professional Freedom in the New Healthcare Economy. He helps therapists fulfill their calling and create their own cash practice at his website PaulPotterPT.com and his Functional Freedom podcast.

Don’t Be Boring!

 
What Should I Do With My Life?
Healthcare is rapidly shifting towards a winner-take-all economy. Large scale mergers and fierce competition have created a situation where therapists need to be recognized as the best–period. There will always be “therapy jobs” but there is less room for average performers to find a promising career path. How are you…

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Are Cash Practices Just For The Rich?

We live in a world that desparately needs our services.

Nearly 1/2 of the world’s population, 3 billion people, are living on less than $2.50 a day, with more than 1.3 billion of them dwelling in desperate poverty. According to UNICEP 22,000 thousand children die each day due to poverty. Many of the world’s…

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Are Cash Therapy Practices Good For Patients?

There are a lot of people who consider health insurance to be a necessary evil.
Insurance and government health programs and can be expensive and frustrating to use for both consumers and providers. However, when patients need medical care, they’re generally glad they’re insured. One of the first questions patients often ask is “Will my insurance cover this…

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One Job Is Not Enough

 

If you’ve done any Google searches on marketing for physical therapists or participated in any online therapy discussions then you’ve probably noticed a movement taking shape. Everywhere you look, it seems like there are therapists embracing entrepreneurship, autonomy and lifestyle practice as never before.

Even recent therapy graduates, undeterred by huge amounts of student debt, are embarking…

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How To Re-Invent Yourself

 

When you entered the world of physical therapy, fresh out of school and ready to tackle to world, what were your goals? What did you see yourself accomplishing over the first five, ten, fifteen years of practice? Now here’s the big question: how much of that have you accomplished?
Are you satisfied with the current status of your…

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Why Entrepreneurs Will Save Physical Therapy

The physical therapy profession benefits from a rich history of innovators and entrepreneurs. We all have been blessed by pioneers like Florence Kendall, Robin McKenzie, Shirley Sahrmann and many more. These therapy entrepreneurs(before entrepreneurship was hip) saw health problems in their patients and despite resistance created innovative ways to solve them.

The physical therapy profession exists to make a…

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