“Shortly after becoming diagnosed with Advanced Lyme Disease my right side became paralyzed. I stumbled around on a cane for quite awhile until finally I was in a wheelchair full time. Getting to and from therapy became exhausting. After spending several months working with a therapist at a local hospital with my cane I decided…

A recent study conducted by the Cleveland Clinic suggests that virtual rehabilitation therapies help patients stick to the physical therapy programs prescribed to them after knee and hip surgeries. Patients used Reflexion’s Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA) and it was found that 80% of the participants were committed and kept with their home regimens.  VERA…

Therapy involves more than just moving your foot in circles twenty times. It also involves the engagement of the mind. The mind and body must work today to get the desired results. Physical therapists are using every resource they can find to engage the patient into their total care and recovery. Video games are the…

The water creates a less painful way for the patients to do their therapies without the unnecessary extra pain. In our busy culture it can be difficult for the physically disabled, those injured and those recovering from injury to stay committed to their physical therapy program. Deep inside the majority desire to become well again…

A recent study for Medicaid patients shows associations between referrals for Physical Therapy for low back pain affects patient perceptions and reduce odds of later opioid use – even when patients don’t follow up on the referral. Researchers divided patients into two groups – those who went on to participate in physical therapy after an…

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a final rule on a scaled back bundled care which is good news for physical therapists. The first attempt by the CMS to mandate bundled care was back in 2016.  The current rule, at least until January 1, 2018, mandates that 67 different geographic…

Let’s face it.  Travel assignments are fun – you get to see a part of the country you wouldn’t normally visit, you meet new people, get new experience under you belt, but even the happiest travelers can get lonely during the holidays – especially if you are working. If you will be spending time away…

Comfy-cozy days are here!  Cool air, colorful leaves, and the smell of comfort foods filling up our homes.  On National Pumpkin Day, we thought it would be fun to share some popular Pumpkin recipes to celebrate the season! Here are some of our favorites! Pumpkin spiced everything is all the R A G E.  But…

Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids is a great place to gather your family and experience many activities. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be out in the cold – there are plenty of indoor activities too. From Beer Tours to live music, Griffins games to ice skating in Rosa Parks Circle – experience the winter…

If your next travel assignment takes you to Kalamazoo, Michigan this fall, there are plenty of fun things to see and do! Kalamazoo is so much more than a memorable name. Located in Southwest Michigan, about two hours from Chicago, it features a vibrant and progressive downtown that sets the stage for quality dining, eclectic…

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