Category Archives: News

The Schedule Online Button

We recently added and updated our home page scheduling option so that it goes straight to our actual availability on ScheduleDoc. The response has been great! It seems that you don't want to fill out a form, but you do want to see what's available. We know your schedule changes often and your time is…
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Employers are the New Payers & They Can Save (lots of) $$$

Employers are they new health insurers. There has been an unheralded shift over the past years as more US employees are covered under employer self-funded insurance programs. That means that the employer does not pay a premium to an insurance carrier to assume the risks of paying for employee and dependent health care costs, but…
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Physical Therapy As Effective As Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears

A recent study from Finland asserts that when it comes to treatment of nontraumatic rotator cuff tears, physical therapy alone produces results equal to those produced by arthroscopic surgery and open surgical repair. According to the study's authors, follow-ups of 167 shoulders treated show that "conservative treatment should be considered as the primary treatment for…
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June PT Lecture Series – Masqueraders of Back Pain

Masqueraders of Back Pain - for PTs and other Health Care Providers [caption id="attachment_2471" align="alignleft" width="150"] Payal Bhandari, MD[/caption] Back pain is the second most common symptom-related reason for clinician visits in the United States. Although 60% of cases are mechanical in nature, learn about the other 40% of cases caused by medical emergencies you…
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Top Reasons People Visit Their Doctor – Skin, Joints & Back Pain

The Mayo Clinic recently posted the top 10 reasons people visit their doctor's office. The three leading reasons people visit their health-care providers were skin problems, joint disorders and back pain. With the advent of direct access to physical therapists in California, it makes sense to consider when to see who, especially if there is a…
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