Too Many Too Many’s – NSAIDs

We are thirsty in the rain.  We have too much medical care and not enough “health” care.

This is the second in the series of Too Many Too Many’s and today we would like to highlight the overutilization of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) both medically prescribed and self-prescribed.   More than 70 million prescriptions for NSAIDs are…

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About Time: #physicaltherapy Lynchpin Middleman of Middlemen’s Horrific Ways Exposed via Lawsuit

Thanks goodness for our comrades in California, specifically the Independent Physical Therapists of California (iPTCA).
This blog has unabashadly exposed #physicaltherapy Middlemen for years-those companies who extract value and enrich themselves at the expense of patients, PT clinics, and employers while driving up worker’s compensation costs per episode of care.  For a background, check out the following posts…

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EIM Clinical Podcast: Mentorship and PT Business Mastery with Dr. Gene Shirokobrod

Dr. Gene Shirokobrod joins us here on the EIM Clinical Podcast this week!  Gene has seen through the launch and success of numerous companies including UpDoc Media, Verve, and Therapy Insiders just to name a few.

Gene has a wealth of knowledge with the business and entrepreneurial side of physical therapy.  He shares his insight and expertise on mentorship, business…

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#physicaltherapy Predictions 2017

A week or two tardy on this year’s predictions.  Here is a link to last year which also links to prior years and you can grade me as you like.

1. Indiana wants me. Reminiscent of R. Dean Taylor’s 1970 hit, Indiana will be a significant part of the healthcare conversation. Why? Vice-President Mike Pence and his…

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#physicaltherapy Worry Wart

Every year during holiday season, I take the time to reconnect with one of my favorite PT’s, Jake (not his real name).  Jake is an experienced, board certified PT who is tremendous in every way but one-he is the epitome of a “worry wart”.  In fact, I affectionately refer to him as the “black cloud of #physicaltherapy” and…

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Clinical Podcast: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy with Johnny Owens

Dr. John Childs and Dr. Jeff Moore have the privilege of chatting with Johnny Owens of Owens Recovery Science. Johnny spent many years working at the Center for the Intrepid, which is a facility for wounded warriors. Johnny was in charge of rehab at the Center and was able to help develop the rehab application for what is now known…

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Gratitude

As I reflect on 2016, so many memories flood into my brain. For me, 2016 has been a year of many struggles. I think the most frequent comment I heard this year, “things aren’t easy for you,” or “life is just a struggle.”

I am more grateful than anyone knows for failing after being accountable and planning ahead for…

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