Updates on Pre-Payment Audits, CPT codes and ICD-10 codes

New CPT Codes The AMA CPT code committee will be reviewing the possibility of adding many new procedure codes. Three of them can part of a chiropractic practice in many states. Dry needling, trigger point acupuncture and low level laser therapy. Stay tuned. New ICD-10 Codes New ICD-10 codes become effective on October 1, 2018. Many codes were added, some …

Dr. Kotlar

Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

Join Sports Section Gold Sponsor MeyerPT at the 2018 Team Concept Conference

Join Sports Section Gold Sponsor MeyerPT at the 2018 Team Concept Conference AASPT- Team Concept Conference 2018 November 29-December 1 Westgate Las Vegas Resort Las Vegas, Nevada Join MeyerPT and the AASPT for our flagship event, November 29 to December 1, at the Westgate Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, just one block off the famous Las Vegas Strip! Earn …

Sports Physical Therapy Section SPTS Association

Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS)

The second largest component member of the APTA.

FDA Approved, At-Home, Finger-Stick Blood Test to Track Inflammation, Part 2

In Part 1 of this two-part discussion we talked about the chronic inflammation epidemic, as well as testing and treatment options. Here in Part 2, we’ll continue the conversation by discussing: How do I use the lab results to improve patient outcomes? 6 Steps to implementation Research supporting testing for Omega-3 Deficiency and Chronic Inflammation Additional benefits in offering Chronic …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Join MeyerPT at PPS 2018 – The Premier Educational Event Designed For Physical Therapy Business Management

2018 PPS Annual Conference The Premier Event Designed For Physical Therapy Business Management November 7-10 | The Broadmoor | Colorado Springs, CO About the PPS THE PRIVATE PRACTICE SECTION (PPS) comprises more than 4,200 physical therapists nationwide who own, operate, or work in a private practice setting. PPS is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and their …

FMT Files Episode One: Rock Pods

RockTape FMT Files Episode One- Rock Pods In this episode of the FMT (Functional Movement Techniques) files we’re keeping up with the Joneses and talking all things new. You asked for cupping so our team here at RockTape gave you cupping. You asked for flossing, so we gave you flossing. But what the heck are they and how do they …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Free Webinar with Kevin Wilk- Recent Advances in Shoulder Rehabilitation Protocols

  When: Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 pm ET DESCRIPTION: As a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 30 years, Dr. Kevin Wilk has performed post-op and preventative rehabilitation on some great athletes through his career, including: Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley, Derek Jeter, Drew Brees, HHH (Triple H), John Cena, Scottie Pippen, Tom Watson, Roger Clemens, Mariano Rivera, John …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

FDA Approved, At-Home, Finger-Stick Blood Test to Track Inflammation Part 1

Chronic Inflammation? Patients Deserve Your Help! How rampant is chronic inflammation with chiropractic patients? Well, let me put it this way: The condition used to be called an epidemic; now the term used is pandemic. For a chiropractor, the year they graduated often determines their opinion of the condition and if they have a protocol to treat it. If you …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Beyond Opioids: How Physical Therapy Can Transform Pain Management to Improve Health

APTA isn’t a newcomer to the opioid fight. The association’s involvement dates back to late 2015 and includes the #ChoosePT public awareness campaign. The white paper below is a comprehensive summary of the problem and APTA’s recommendations to address it. “Moving forward, the health care system must reexamine its approach to pain, including how causal factors are identified, what tools …

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 6

Over the last couple posts we’ve been discussing kinesiophobia (fear of movement) and how – if high levels of this are present on return to play – athletes are at greater risk for re-injury. We also discussed some movement patterns that we see in our athletes that are also highly associated with kinesiophobia. Specifically, those with a lateral shift and increased frontal …

Trent Nessler PT TheraBand ACL Kits

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

Peripheral Nerve Series – Structure, Function, and Pathology of the Ulnar Nerve: What you need to know

Ulnar Nerve Injury The ulnar nerve is a mixed sensorimotor nerve that arises from the medial cord (C8-T1 nerve roots) of the brachial plexus and may also have contributions from the C7 nerve root. It passes down the anteromedial aspect of arm lateral to the brachial artery piercing the medial intermuscular septum as it courses from the anterior to the …

Rafael Escamilla PT

Dr. Rafael Escamilla

PhD, PT, CSCS, FACSM