Bridging the PT Diversity Gap

This post was written with assistance from Dana Gundrum, WebPT’s Culture Captain.

Earlier this month, WebPT made a lot of people on Facebook very, very angry. Our goal wasn’t to purposefully incite anger, but we did want to incite a discussion—and we expected that some people might bring their anger and frustration to the table. Needless to…

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You Hurt Because You Are Fat

That feeling hit me like a brick.  That feeling I get when I’m asked to help a patient in the emergency department for constant unrelenting back pain and do a proper chart review only to find words like obesity, drug seeking behavior, chronic pain, moderate to severe central canal stenosis with neurogenic claudication, weakness, and neurosurgery consult.  Yes, that…

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Three Ways to Get The Most Out of The Align Conference

The Align Conference (@align_conf) is finally upon us.   This week, hundreds of rehab professionals will converge on downtown Denver for one of my favorite conferences of the year.  The location alone is awesome.  The conference will focus on topics such as neuropathic pain, radiculopathy, neurodynamics and calming a sensitized nervous system.  We are privileged to have Michel Coppieters and Michael…

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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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