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

Supporting Mental Health During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unparalleled impact on stress levels and mental health.  This healthcare crisis is something that many of your patients have never experienced in their lifetime, which is why it’s crucial that you support them physically and mentally. The looming fear of contracting COVID-19 has altered daily routines—from work to school and everything in between. With …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Sign Up & Learn with Rapid Release Therapy!

Join Rapid Release Therapy for in-depth, one-hour, online meetings focused on education and networking!  All User Group meetings are hosted on Zoom and are FREE to attend.  Overview Hear the latest news, get product updates, connect with other users, share your experiences, and discuss topics that are important to you. Plus, learn effective techniques! How to Register Click here to …

Rachel Ford

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Complying with PPE Protocols and Regulations

The current healthcare crisis has presented many challenges for the physical therapy industry. It’s crucial that you create an environment where your patients feel comfortable receiving care. Help maintain your patients’ trust by complying with all regulations, developing cleaning and sanitation practices, and offering PPE during their visits to your office.  Continuing Education for Your Practice Things are constantly changing …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

What to Know When Shopping for Wipes

The current healthcare crisis has caused a number of challenges for the physical therapy industry—especially with sourcing the appropriate supplies to keep your practice clean in between patients. It’s important that your practice is stocked with the necessary cleaning supplies—not just now, but in the future too. Wipes are a great alternative to cleaning sprays because they are quick-drying, require …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

How to Source Reliable PPE Products for Physical Therapists

Over the past six months, you have most likely noticed an increased need for reliable PPE products at your physical therapy practice. As the current healthcare crisis carries on—with more companies manufacturing PPE essentials than ever before—it can make shopping for the supplies you need overwhelming.  At MeyerPT, we are your source for PPE essentials. We only carry high-quality, reliable …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

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Electrode 101: Tips to Improve Electrotherapy Outcomes

Many rehab practices rely on electrotherapy every day to provide opioid-free pain management to their patients. This video overview on the usage of electrodes for electrotherapy can be used as a reminder of the best practices to consider during treatment to make sure you are getting the best outcomes from your e-stim treatments. Topics include: Prepping skin for treatment Factors …