Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes Through Physical Therapy

November 29, 2018

In the United States, nearly 10% of the population has Type 2 diabetes already, more than one-third of adults are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes and diabetes causes around 330,000 deaths each year. These numbers are all expected to rise.

Continue reading “Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes Through Physical Therapy”
Read More

No Falls A Day Keeps the 5-Star Ratings Here to Stay!

November 27, 2018

Falls are extremely common in skilled nursing facilities. The average rate of falls is 2.6 falls/resident in a given year. Falls often have serious consequences, especially in frail older residents. Fall-related injuries decrease the resident’s...

Continue reading “No Falls A Day Keeps the 5-Star Ratings Here to Stay!”
Read More

Managing Dementia and Psychiatric Disease Through Therapy

November 19, 2018

Managing psychiatric and disease related behavioral issues in the elderly has always been challenging in the skilled nursing facility. The increased awareness of the adverse consequences of these medications along with the requirement to attempt...

Continue reading “Managing Dementia and Psychiatric Disease Through Therapy”
Read More

Chronic Pain: Physical Therapy Option Over Opioids

November 12, 2018

Chronic pain exacts a terrible toll on human well-being. More than 10 percent of Americans suffer from pain every day, according to the National Institutes of Health, and many more suffer from it sporadically. Academic research has found that pain...

Continue reading “Chronic Pain: Physical Therapy Option Over Opioids”
Read More

CMS Publishes CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule/QPP Final Rule

November 08, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule recently that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Fee Schedule starting on January 1, 2019.

Continue reading “CMS Publishes CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule/QPP Final Rule”
Read More

The Shot Clock is Ticking… Get in the PDPM Coding Game!

November 02, 2018

Preparing for PDPM seems like a massive undertaking – and it is! - but there are steps you can take today to prepare to reduce the impact of the transition.

Continue reading “The Shot Clock is Ticking… Get in the PDPM Coding Game!”
Read More

Therapy, Outcomes and the New Patient Driven Payment Model

October 25, 2018

The Patient Driven Payment Model drives a CARE model that uniquely identifies the patient’s needs based on their diagnosis and clinical category and not on the amount of therapy that is needed.  At first glance this may seem like therapy is no...

Continue reading “Therapy, Outcomes and the New Patient Driven Payment Model”
Read More

Blue Sky Therapy continues to grow their family in Florida

October 05, 2018

ESTERO, FL- Blue Sky Therapy, a leading provider of physical, occupational and speech therapy, with clinic locations throughout Ohio and Florida, recently acquired Florida GulfCoast Physical Therapy (FLGCPT) in Estero, FL. Joining Waterworks Total...

Continue reading “Blue Sky Therapy continues to grow their family in Florida”
Read More

3 Reasons Why Physical Therapy is Important

October 02, 2018

Give me a One. Give me a Two. Give me a Three!

We are all looking to live the best life we can live, right?! Did you know that physical therapy can help get you back onto the right path if you’ve veered off of it?

    Therapeutic exercises and manual...
Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Physical Therapy is Important”
Read More

Can Physical Therapy Help with My Osteoarthritis?

August 30, 2018

You bet your sweet bottom!

At Blue Sky Physical Therapy, we can help you fight back against osteoarthritis (OA) and gain the strength to get back to the activities you love! To better understand how physical therapy can help your OA, it is essential...

Continue reading “Can Physical Therapy Help with My Osteoarthritis?”
Read More
Page 1 of 4
1 2 3 4
»

Subscribe Here!