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Q1 2020 Legislative Updates

Here is a summary of legislative and regulatory developments and challenges for the first quarter of 2020 and their practical implications.

MedRisk Patient Satisfaction Survey Leveraged in New Brazilian Low Back Pain Study

Nearly 20 years after its inception, the MedRisk Instrument for Measuring Patient Satisfaction continues to be employed in physical medicine research.

Facilitating Successful Return to Work with Telerehabilitation

How has MedRisk’s telerehab program increased access and engagement for injured workers? Director of Clinical Services Brian Peers, DPT, shares.

Q4 2019 Legislative Updates

Here is a summary of legislative and regulatory developments and challenges for the fourth quarter of 2019 and their practical implications:

Bridging the Gap Between Psychosocial Factors and PT Treatment

Research has shown that fear, anxiety and other psychosocial factors can be barriers to recovery in injured workers. How should PTs go about factoring these concerns into their treatment plans? MedRisk Advisory Board member Chris J. Main, PhD, weighs in.

Research Spotlight: How Psychometric Tools Can Be Leveraged in a Physical Therapy Setting

Which psychometric tools can help physical therapists identify psychosocial barriers to recovery? A recent article offers recommendations.

Q3 2019 Legislative Updates

Here is a summary of legislative and regulatory developments and challenges for the third quarter of 2019 and their practical implications:

3 Ways Physical Therapy Consultation Benefits the Injured Worker

Chief Clinical and Product Officer Mary O’Donoghue shares why a consultation with an on-staff physical therapist prior to treatment is a critical component of MedRisk’s Platinum Grade Program for Managed Physical Medicine.

Provider Spotlight: Individualized Quality Therapy

Michigan-based MedRisk provider delivers one-on-one occupational therapy with a personalized approach.

No Lost Time Thanks to Telerehab

We asked Loise, a traveling Nurse Practitioner and one of our patients if she would be willing to share how the benefits of telerehabilitation have positively impacted her busy life. Here’s how MedRisk’s telerehab program helped throughout her recovery