Managed Physical Medicine


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

New Musculoskeletal Treatment Recommendations Echo MedRisk Program

A 2019 systemic review of high-quality clinical practice guidelines has yielded a set of 11 key recommendations for best-practice musculoskeletal treatment – all of which have been historically supported by the MedRisk Platinum Grade Program for Physical Medicine.

5 MedRisk Provider Services You Might Not Know About

While injured workers can make up a small fraction of a physical therapy practice’s patient base in comparison to group health, most PTs would agree that workers’ compensation cases come out on top when it comes to administrative load.

3 Summertime Work Hazards You Should Be Thinking About

When it comes to summer occupational hazards, you might think your employees are not among those at risk. But that’s not the case.

Q2 2019 Legislative Updates

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