Awareness and Healthcare News

What Do Cuts From CMS Mean For Your Physical Therapy Practice?

Every year, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adjusts the Medicare Physical Fee Schedule as part of a broader strategy to facilitate an equitable healthcare system for quality, affordable, innovative, and accessible service delivery.

Is Telehealth Still Working for Therapy Patients?

As we all know, the use of telemedicine has significantly increased over the past decade and there is no denying that the public health emergency (PHE) caused by the COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed its adoption as well as advancement in a big way.  In fact, according

Medicare Cuts for Therapy and Rehab

With the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed ruling for the 2023 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule (PFS), healthcare providers – especially therapists and rehab professionals – continue to battle multiple budget cuts. In addition to proposed payment increases for E/M Codes, the 3%

Therapy Summer Series: Skin Safety

Summertime means soaking up the sun’s rays, drinking in that vitamin D, being physically active, and having a great time doing it! However, it can’t all be fun and games. Excessive exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes with the risk of sun damage

Therapy Summer Series: Sports Injuries

Sports are a fun way of staying healthy and fit as long as you don’t get injured. Yet sports injuries are not uncommon, especially if you are out of shape, not wearing protective gear, or simply playing sports with a higher risk for injury.

Therapy Summer Series: Aquatic Therapy

Water is not only fun to play with when the outside temperatures soar, but also a great natural motivator and healing tool, which is why aquatic therapy can be so effective. This type of therapy uses water’s unique properties to boost exercise performance without straining

Social Wellness Month

July marks the beginning of Social Wellness Month, an awareness campaign that promotes socializing and bonding with others as well as self-love and acceptance – all of which has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aphasia Awareness Month

Each June, we recognize Aphasia Awareness Month, a time dedicated to encouraging advocacy for a common health condition that 84.5% of Americans don’t even know exists. As a chronic impairment that affects language, aphasia can dramatically affect those who live with it every day. During

What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

Workplace accidents and illnesses are more prevalent than you may think. According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), approximately 340 million work-related injuries occur worldwide annually. Additionally, data from Injury Facts suggests that slips, trips and falls affect about 21 per 10,000 full-time workers. At

Wellness Strategies for Managing Burnout

In the past we’ve talked about tools and methods to avoid therapist burnout by leveraging technology-enabled solutions to lessen stressful workloads. Today we’re resuming that conversation in order to discuss what burnout could mean on a personal and professional level as well as explore some