SWORD Health, a tech-enabled physical therapy provider headquartered in New York, has won first prize at the UCSF Digital Health Awards 2019, in the Employer Wellness & Prevention category, the company announces.
Collaboration among rehab disciplines helps pinpoint the ideal timing for multifactorial decisions about bracing. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation therapists Farris Fakhoury, PT, DPT, and Rich Klager, PT, DPT, NCS, explain the details in this Physical Therapy Products full-length feature.
Two decades of advocacy come to successful fruition, as a 2-year funding deal recently signed into law includes a full repeal of the cap on Medicare outpatient occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology services.
Neuromuscular patients who received physical therapy treatment immediately at an urgent care center underwent fewer tests and procedures, and therefore had significantly lower healthcare costs, compared to patients who were referred to physical therapists for a separate visit, according to recent research.