With Prices On The Rise, Physical Therapists Help Keep Costs Down

Healthcare costs in the United States has been rising at a rate outpacing inflation for many years.  Considering physical therapy as the first option for treating painful joint and muscle conditions can reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. A study that looked at the claims data of 472,000 Medicare beneficiaries with back pain found that when physical therapy was the … Read More

Referrals No Longer Required for Physical Therapy!

Until recently, in order to see a physical therapist, a prescription for treatment was required. Illinois was one of the few states that still had this requirement, however, that Illinois law changed on August 16 when Governor Rauner signed the Direct Access Bill 4643 into law. This means Illinois residents can feel better now without waiting for a referral from … Read More