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

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

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Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

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