Questions about Value Base Health Care

Posted January 10, 2020 | Industry News

Value Based Health Care has been a hot topic for some time in the world of health policy, and political debates. Regardless of the thoughts on how health care should be payed for, shouldn't it be easy for medical practitioners to provide Value Based Care? 

Check out the linked video for some important questions and answers about the challenges of providing Value Based Health care. 

Recommended Treatments for Low Back Pain

Posted September 23, 2019 | Industry News

Over any 3-month period about 25% of Americans will have low back pain. It is the top cause of disability around the world.

Unfortunately, even though low back pain is common, treatment for low back pain often fails to reflect evidence-based guidelines, leading to overtreatment—including unnecessary surgery or opioid prescription.

So what are the best approaches for back pain?

In March 2018, The Lancet noted that the guidelines are evolving: now there is "less emphasis on pharmacological and surgical treatments" and greater emphasis on "self-management, physical and psychological therapies, and some form of complementary medicine."

Amazing Journey

Posted June 18, 2019 | Industry News

Check out the amazing journey of one individual and their will to overcome! 

Does running or walking increase your chances of arthritis ?

Posted March 19, 2019 | Industry News

Pain and swelling of hips, knees, ankles, and feet and other musculoskeletal complaints among runners were comparable with those among nonrunners.

"Back care – reducing the impact of back pain in the workplace" by Fit for Work

Posted February 14, 2019 | Industry News

"Certain groups of workers can be more susceptible to back pain than others. Care workers, for example, whose work involves a lot of lifting, twisting and driving between appointments are particularly at risk. The back care charity BackCare estimates that more than 70 percent of unpaid carers in the UK suffer from back pain, which is highly disabling in a third of cases.

Other workers at a heightened risk of back pain include:

office workers who sit at computers for long periods;
long distance drivers;
manual workers who regularly lift heavy weights, such as builders, agricultural or manufacturing workers;
those who spend long periods leaning over to provide treatments such as beauticians."

Physical Therapy and the entire health care team helped this patient to move and to believe again!

Posted January 27, 2019 | Industry News

After losing her left leg below the knee in the Boston Marathon bombing, Adrianne Haslet thought her quality of life would be a zero. Her physical therapist and the rest of her health care team helped Adrianne to move and to believe again.

What’s New for Medicare in 2019?

Posted January 16, 2019 | Industry News

A rundown of the changes in premiums, deductibles and coverage:

Medicare costs change each year, so if you’re 65 or older, it’s important to understand and review your benefits for the upcoming year. Some new rules affect the cost of prescription drugs covered under Part D (Medicare’s prescription drug benefit) and change the times when you can revise your Medicare health and drug coverage.

Back Pain: Did you know? Part 1

Posted December 21, 2018 | Industry News

Got back pain? You’re not alone. Eighty percent of Americans suffer from low back and neck pain at some point in their lives. Let that sink in. With such great odds that you—or someone close to you—will one day become a statistic, wouldn’t it make sense to arm yourself with preventive strategies and knowledge? Physical therapy is a good place to start.

Physical Therapy in the work force

Posted October 3, 2018 | Industry News

Did you know that the American Physical Therapy Association now recommends the use of Physical Therapy in the work force? 

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