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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The Secret comes to #physicaltherapy

In 2006, a phenomenon was spreading throughout the U.S. based on a book by Rhonda Byrne called The Secret.  Through a combination of her Australian accent that research suggests Americans attribute a special credibility bias and of course appearing on Oprah Winfrey, the book became a mainstream success.  The Secret posits that there is a natural law of attraction…

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EIM Announces a Post Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects occupational therapy (OT) employment growth at 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, adding 32,800 more professionals to the 105,540 existing jobs in this field. Similar to PT, all states require prospective OTs to graduate from an institution accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), pass the NBCOT exam, and…

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THE GRIT Book. A Review #Physicaltherapy

To: Physical Therapy Caregivers and all parents, teachers, coaches, athletes, and students
Re: the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Dr. Angela Duckworth
Buy it. Read it slowly and deliberately. If you listen to it on Audible, set the speed at 50%.
After many years of writing book reviews primarily for friends and executives at YPO, I…

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