In Celebration of World PT Day, It’s Time to Tackle the PT Awareness Problem in the US

September 8 is World PT Day—a day that was established to celebrate and bring awareness to our awesome profession across the globe. In case I haven’t made my love for the physical therapy industry abundantly clear up to this point, let me take this opportunity to do so. I wholeheartedly, whole-bodily believe in the power of what…

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It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over: Why Our Fight for Therapy Cap Reform Must Go On

I’m a firm believer in celebrating milestones. During my years as a practicing physical therapist, it was key to keeping my patients engaged in care. Now, as an advocate for the physical therapy profession, I find that taking a moment to celebrate victories is still just as important. For one thing, taking the time to appreciate how far you…

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The Key to Success is a Unified Vision: Celebrating 10 Years and Looking Ahead to the Next

If there’s one thing that political systems and businesses have in common, it’s that both require a cohesive and unified vision to achieve stability and longevity—two crucial elements in any successful endeavor. Organizations, industries, or political parties that aren’t working toward a common goal are on a short road to failure. Now, that doesn’t mean…

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Thoughts from the 2018 Graham Sessions: Why PTs Can’t Transform Society

Physical therapy is a hands-on profession. And I don’t mean that solely in the literal sense. Yes, the treatment we provide is distinctively hands-on, but so is our approach to problem-solving. Over the years, the PT community has faced a lot of challenges: market consolidation, dwindling reimbursements, restrictions to the type and quantity of care we…

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