Did You Know That PTs Can Use Diagnostic Imaging?

When most people think of diagnostic imaging, they think of X-rays, CT scans and MRIs, but the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound is becoming more popular for physical therapists. With most states having direct access laws, physical therapists are becoming primary care providers for musculoskeletal injuries. Despite a long history of therapists effectively using imaging in […]

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THE STATE OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Opioids are a major problem in the United States. The crisis is serious, but sometimes people forget it is preventable, and many people don’t seem to realize the great progress that has been made over the last few years to improve conditions and help bring this crisis to its end. In fact, 48 states plus […]

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#GetPT1st for Back Pain

Chances are, you or someone you know has had back pain. Each year 15% of the population has their first episode of back pain, and over the course of our lives, 80% of us will have back pain. Even though back pain is common, the medical community does a poor job managing it. Stories of […]

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