Zombie Cells – That Just Won’t Die

Immortality might not be as much fun as it sounds – especially when it comes to your cells. Zombie cells (or senescent cells, as they’re more properly called) are cells that have ceased to divide. Normally, a healthy cell has a limit to how many times it can divide and replicate itself; this cellular crossroads is often referred to as …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

Treatments for Low Back Pain—Time for a Change

Insurer Coverage of Nonpharmacological Treatments for Low Back Pain—Time for a Change Christine M. Goertz, DC, PhD; Steven Z. George, PT, PhD JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(6):e183037. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.3037 Low back pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek medical care and is highly correlated with opioid use.1Both factors have contributed to a major public health crisis resulting from opioid overuse and …

Dr. Christine Goertz

D.C., Ph.D., COO Spine IQ

Be at your best for your patients

“In the United States, 34 million children have had at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE) – ranging from abuse or neglect to parental incarceration or addiction. Children living in poverty are more likely to have multiple ACEs, compounding the effects of economic insecurity. In addition, the current opioid epidemic is devastating families and overwhelming the foster care system, and …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

Anthem, Aetna, Cigna Updates on TENS and Knee and Back Braces

UPDATE: T.E.N.S. & Anthem BC/BS FDA-approved T.E.N.S. units are considered medically necessary when prescribed as a treatment for pain for those who have not responded to other modalities, and the pain is related to a musculoskeletal condition or the pain associated with an active or post-trauma injury. FDA-approved T.E.N.S. garments are considered medically necessary when there is a large area …

Scientifically Engineered Knee-Bracing Innovations

Advanced Orthopaedics has created scientifically engineered new innovations to enhance and accelerate the healing process while supporting the body and reducing recovery time. Each brace is carefully designed to protect the body while providing superior comfort and support. Advanced Orthopaedics’ product line offers a new level of detail in design, form, function, and fit using advance materials and today’s best …

Nick Malkin

MeyerPT National Account Manager

Physical Therapist With Patient

Keep in touch – it’s easy and it will pay off!

Clients are looking for attention and guidance Did you know that it’s 4 – 10 times more expensive to get a new customer than keeping an existing one? And did you also know that most Americans make their purchase decisions after seeking recommendations? And even these statements are not specific to the health and wellness industry, so it might be worthwhile …

Friederike Aprea

Friederike Aprea

Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Business Development at WebExercises, Inc.

Vitamix Ascent Series

Rev Up Your Revenue With Vitamix

You’re not just your patients’ physical therapist – you are the epicenter of their healthcare. They trust you, so offering advice related to overall wellness and nutritional guidance comes with the territory. Working To Improve Your Patients’ Diets As a society, we don’t blink twice when a grease-soaked bag filled with an 800 calorie lunch is handed to us at a fast food chain’s …

Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month: Taking Ownership of Your Health

June is Men’s Health Month. Wearing blue to show your support is a great thing – personally, it is my favorite color, looks good on most people and is easy to coordinate. The best way to show your support, however, is to take proactive steps to literally support and help your patients take control of their health. Most of them have families, …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

Retailing Techniques

Tips for Selling Products in Your Practice

I recently had a conversation that went like this: “I’ve never really had good in-office retail sales of products I offer and recommend.” “Really?” I said, “How do you display products in your clinic that your patients can purchase from you?” The PT replied, “Ummm… display?” It seems pretty self-explanatory, but I think a lot of providers fall into this …

Get a Jump Start on Father's Day Retailing Opportunities

Get a Jump Start on Father’s Day Retailing Opportunities

I know it seems like we just celebrated Mother’s Day, but just like that, Father’s Day is right around the corner. Summer days, weeks and months fly by, so getting ahead for holiday preparations is crucial. And best of all – June is Men’s Health Month, so offering fun, health-related products to your patients and their family members will help …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education