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Q3 2018 Legislative Updates

Here is a summary of legislative and regulatory developments and challenges for the third quarter of 2018 and their practical implications:

A Predictive Model for Conservative ACL Treatment – What the Workers’ Comp Industry Can Learn from a Sports Medicine Study

A new sports medicine study has identified early predictors of successful 2-year outcomes in those who opt for nonsurgical treatment of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.

Provider Spotlight: UPMC Centers for Rehab Services

Patients tap into organization’s collective expertise at more than 70 locations in Western Pa.

Telerehab Exceeds Patient Expectation

Physical therapy – which is typically considered a very hands-on medical service – is another story. When asked, patients often have a hard time envisioning how physical therapy could possibly be delivered remotely.

The Future of Low Back Pain Treatment: Innovative Care Models

Can these three progressive care models bring us closer to standardized treatment for LBP patients?

Provider Spotlight: CAM Physical Therapy and Wellness Services

Since 2003, patients in the Washington, DC, metro area have relied on CAM Physical Therapy and Wellness Services’ patient-focused, team-based approach to rehabilitation.

Provider Spotlight: Joint Ventures Physical Therapy and Fitness

Combining clinical expertise with personalized rehabilitative care.

Q2 2018 Legislative Updates

Here is a summary of legislative and regulatory developments and challenges for the second quarter of 2018 and their practical implications:

What Is Pain? New Considerations in the Treatment of Low Back Pain

Recent studies on biological and psychological processes are informing how we understand low back pain. How does this new research translate to the clinic?

Statistic Spotlight: Study Finds Immediate Physical Therapy Treatment for Acute LBP May Lead to Lower Costs

A recent assessment evaluated the impact of receiving physical therapy and the timing of physical therapy initiation on downstream health care utilization and costs among patients with acute LBP.