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Increase My Physical Therapy Prices, Really??

Don’t be negative. Should you decrease your physical therapy prices? Accept lower reimbursement? Spend more time and energy on sessions even when not/hardly getting paid? A lot of negative news is ringing throughout the physical therapy private practice world, but I want you to know…these are the best of times. There’s so much to be thankful for and so […]

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You Should Be Scared About This…

The government is coming after you…even if you did nothing wrong. You never think about physical therapists as being a danger to society, or the country, but that’s the new campaign spearheaded by Medicare and the government. Physical therapists are the “flavor of the month” in the government’s pursuit for more monies in this never ending […]

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How Do I Compete Against Hospital-Physician-Corp Monopoly Attempts?

It sucks when Goliath doesn’t play fair. In every industry, there will be bigger players trying to leverage their resources to gain an advantage–this is not new. So it is with our industry. Corporations, hospitals and physicians will try and steer patients to their therapy services, and rightfully so.  I acknowledge that there is an […]

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How to Sell Wellness & Elective Services

If you are not selling elective and wellness services well by now… you need to start soon. Practices that will grow into the future will not only offer traditional “therapy” services but elective and wellness services, and sell them well. Services such as… Stress Relief Fitness Performance Enhancement Massage Weight-Loss 830laser Yoga and more… Now […]

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Top 3 Policies You Must Have for Your Practice

Do you need a big thick folder on your shelf…collecting dust (aka Policies and Procedures manual)? I remember when I started my first practice in 1997 and was struggling. In desperation I went to past instructors for help and they would give me their policy and procedure manual saying, “Put your name and address on […]

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