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Optimal Vitamin D Levels Support Immunity and Improve Back Treatment Outcomes

Most healthcare practitioners are aware of Vitamin D’s effects on calcium homeostasis and bone health, but the multitude of studies, which show that Vitamin D is effective at strengthening the immune system, have made it clear that Vitamin D has other important roles to play in the body. Vitamin D is able to regulate both the innate (general first-line defense) …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Deliver Cold, Compression, & Heat with Therm-X

Imagine having a cold therapy machine that maintains a specific temperature throughout treatment and has capabilities to deliver heat and contrast. That machine is the Therm-X.   What is the Therm-X? The Therm-X, a Zenith Technical Innovations brand, uses innovative thermal control technology that delivers localized therapy to your patients. With Therm-X, you can select from Heat, Cold, or Contrast—boasting a …

Jordan Young

Editor for PTAligned, Content Writer, & Avid Fitness Enthusiast

Celebrating American Heart Month with Greens First® PRO Berry

In celebrating American Heart Month, I’m providing some educational information to help patients during this stressful time. Most practitioners know they’ll be more successful at helping patients meet their health goals if they’re able to motivate them to adopt healthy lifestyles—in this case a healthy heart.  Focus on Heart Health  During this heart awareness period, we have a great opportunity …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to TENS Units

As TENS units become increasingly more popular for at-home use between office visits, offer patients an opportunity to learn more about these therapy devices and how they may help provide soothing relief. This ultimate guide post will walk patients through everything they need to know about TENS units, including what they are, how to use them, and how to find …

MIPS Tips No. 4: What’s Changing in 2021

2020 was an unprecedented year—and one that affected how care is provided to patients. As we move into the new year, there are still many unknowns about what the future holds, which is why it’s imperative that you stay up to date with MIPS.  We have covered a variety of topics in our MIPS Tips series, including an introduction, HIPAA …

Jordan Young

Editor for PTAligned, Content Writer, & Avid Fitness Enthusiast

How to Equip Your Practice with PPE & Home Delivery Services

It is more important than ever before to ensure your practice is in front of patients. 2020 was an unprecedented year filled with a variety of challenges—many of which have continued into the new year. Some patients may have hesitation coming into your office for treatment, and some may want recovery products to continue their treatment at home. Whatever the …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Incentivizing Patient Retention

As we continue to navigate the pandemic, finding ways to help patients maintain their scheduled visits is a constant challenge. From differing policies to general uneasiness and uncertainty, patients have to overcome a variety of impediments just to make it into your office. What are good methods to incentivize patients into returning and keeping scheduled appointments? Let’s look at a …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

The 2020 Ultimate Guide to Seasonal Affective Disorder

Introduction: What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.), also known as seasonal depression, is a variation of depression that begins and ends around the same time each year. SAD typically occurs during fall/winter months but less commonly occurs in the spring and summer. To be medically diagnosed, you must consistently experience depressive episodes around the same months for …

CBD in Self-Care Trends

With the rise of CBD as a global trend, hemp-derived CBD consumer usage has risen everywhere, particularly within the self-care trend. For many individuals, CBD products like massage oils, body lotions, and serums provide an opportunity for much needed relaxation during these stressful times. Patients, in particular Millennials, are a key demographic in the self-care trend.1 With their significant buying …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

PPE & Practice Cleaning Protocols for Improved Patient Confidence

As we move into the winter season with increased cases of the cold and flu, it is important to evaluate and update your safe cleaning practices to stay ahead of the spread. Patients are looking to see that practices are actively cleaning, disinfecting, and following proper protocols, which can immediately reduce patient stress, help foster comfort during visits, as well …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast