Millennials Are Ruining Everything…

If you haven’t heard it yet, let me be the first to tell you that millennials are apparently ruining everything. According to the internet, millennials are ruining cereal companies, the housing market, department stores, chain restaurants, and even the beloved fabric softener. By ruining, they mean to say that millennials just aren’t buying into, engaging with, or even…

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It is the Package

Gary Greenberg published an excellent piece in the New York Times magazine entitled “What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick”?

This well researched essay walks us through the history of the placebo effect, our current scientific understandings, and what effect these might have on western medicine. He describes the recent conference of the Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies…

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Clinical Podcast: Professional and Skill Development with Tom Denninger

This week’s EIM Clinical Podcast is about professional and skill development for physical therapists. We welcome Tom Denninger, Regional Director for Clinical Excellence at ATI Physical Therapy. Tom has a unique vantage point for the development of clinical professionals and will be sharing what ATI does to get clinical professionals where they need to be as quickly as possible…

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Practice Leadership: Threats to Physical Therapy

Dr. Larry Benz recently returned from the 2018 Private Practice Section Annual Conference at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO. It was a fantastic and even optimistic conference! Larry had the opportunity to present on a topic and moderate a fascinating panel at the conference.

Today’s episode is a sub-topic on what Larry presented at the conference…

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Clinical Podcast: Best and Least Harmful Care to Our Patients | Dr. David Elton

We welcome Dr. David Elton, Chiropractor and Senior Vice President of Clinical Programs at Optum Behavioral Health, to the EIM Clinical Podcast! Dave shares a number of updates on the innovative clinical pathways that Optum is working on to deal with the opioid crisis. These updates, as well as some news reports, really help to confirm nonsurgical interventions, especially physical…

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EIM Inside Leadership Podcast: Relating to the Vicissitudes of Life

There are always “storms” and the “not-so-storms” that seem to blow through our lives without our permission. These storms may bring praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, and/or fame and disrepute. These “storms” are called the Vicissitudes of Life. They’re part of our humanity and they do arise.

Dr. Daphne Scott talks about…

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Why You Should Direct Mail Your Patients (But Not Like Your Dad)

All therapists need quality patients.

Every practice needs a way to attract new clients and retain happy ones.

Whether you’re in business for yourself or employed by someone else, you require a cost-effective marketing method that doesn’t take a lot of time.

If you’re interested in growing your practice by retaining lifelong patients then using direct…

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To Catch a Predator – PT Version

Halloween has come and past, however it seems that there is still a “spookiness” in the air.   Word on the street is that manual therapy can raise the dead.

For those that have seen the recent issue of JOSPT probably have seen the editorial published by our friends Chad Cook, Josh Cleland and Paul Mintken.  The title: “Manual Therapy Cures…

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Practice Leadership: Physical Therapy First and Early

This week, on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast, Dr. Larry Benz discusses bet number two: The Pathway Model of Care. On the last episode of Practice Leadership, Larry started a series of episodes on the topic of “big bets.” These are bets that we need to make in physical therapy. Larry discussed these bets at the recent Ascend Conference, from…

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