Physical therapy telehealth solutions are a reality. Unfortunately, the physical therapy profession traditionally isn’t very progressive. We are often reactionary and slow to adopt new technology. This puts us behind the curve. It also allows more progressive providers the chance to provide care to our prospective patients. Let’s not fear the future and dig our … Continue reading Physical Therapy Telehealth Solutions Will Move PT Forward. If You Try Them, That Is.
Home health professionals, how many times has the following happened to you? I recently got a call from one of my patients. (I’ll refer to him as Steven for privacy.) With a very concerned tone in his voice, Steven told me that something was seriously wrong. The conversation then turned into frustration for both of … Continue reading Home Health and PT Remains High Touch Along With High Tech
If you work in a healthcare related field, you know that physical inactivity can lead to a lot of health related problems. But you may be surprised at just how widespread and far-reaching this problem is. Those of us in the physical therapy world know this all too well. We aren’t just focused on one … Continue reading PTs Have a Duty to Help the Whole Person
It was crowded but I managed to find a seat at the keynote presentation of a physical therapy conference I was attending recently. I was still getting settled, scanning the conference agenda for the day in one hand and balancing a hot coffee in the other when the speaker’s words snapped me to attention. “There … Continue reading 11 Ways I Became More Effective as a Physical Therapy Clinic Owner
Patients seek physical therapy for a variety of reasons. Many get referrals from their primary physicians following surgery or after experiencing an injury from a specific event such as a twisted ankle in a pickup basketball game. Lingering dull or debilitating pain in the back, shoulder, or other body part also sends many people to … Continue reading Keep PT Patients Coming Back for More
What are you looking for when you seek healthcare or experience a healthcare crisis? What if: You could quickly message your doctor or healthcare professional to find out what to do next. There was an easy-to-use solution that saved you time and copays or other out-of-pocket costs. You had direct access to the experts instead … Continue reading Improving Physical Therapy with Accountability, Accessibility, and Advocacy
Years ago, I was living the dream as a pseudo-big leaguer at the Kansas City Royals fantasy camp in Arizona. I was having the time of my life, playing the games during the day and hanging out with my friends and ex-major league players at night. In all the fun, I must’ve missed the instruction … Continue reading Some Royal Reasons Why In Hand Health Had to Happen
In Hand Health wishes all PTs a Happy National Physical Therapy Month and salutes the work you do to help people feel and move better for more productive everyday lives. See MoveForwardPT.com for more information on the celebration. We are particularly fond of this list of 9 Physical Therapy Tips to Help You #AgeWell. (Note … Continue reading Happy National Physical Therapy Month