Relaxation techniques are practices to help bring about the body’s “relaxation response,” which is characterized by slower breathing, lower blood pressure, and a reduced heart rate. The relaxation response is the opposite of the stress response. Some of the studies discussed in this fact sheet compare relaxation techniques to cognitive behavioral therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy Read More >>>>

What Is Biophysical Therapy?

Biophysical therapy, also known as physical therapy or physiotherapy, is a branch of healthcare that utilizes various physical methods and modalities to promote healing, reduce pain, improve mobility, and enhance overall well-being. This form of therapy focuses on using natural and physical interventions to address a wide range of medical conditions, injuries, and disabilities. techniques Read More >>>>

Biophysical Therapy

Biophysical therapy is a mainstay of the therapeutics used to restore patients to health. This unique form of therapy utilizes multiple natural physiotherapeutic methods with more than one hundred years of clinical evidence supporting them. This one treatment combines different agents together, which creates a synergistic biological and physical (biophysical) effect on the body. It Read More >>>>

CPT Codes Occupational Therapy

CPT codes occupational therapy, including the 8-minute rule; 20 common CPT codes for occupational therapy (e.g., CPT code 97100) and resources will be covered in this blog. What are CPT Codes for Occupational Therapy? A CPT® (Current Procedural Terminology) code is a numerical code that is used to describe a variety of medical services. These Read More >>>>

Leading Physical Therapy Specialties

Earning the title Doctor of Physical Therapy and passing the licensing exam is proof positive that a clinician is ready to enter the working world and begin treating patients. While accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant programs are held to a high standard when it comes to educating student therapists about the Read More >>>>

Principles of Recovery

Clients with mental health challenges and dealing with addiction often have significant barriers to accessing meaningful activity engagement in their daily lives.  The process of recovery from mental health illness and addiction has historically overlapped.  In 2010, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) created an expanded definition of recovery to include people who Read More >>>>

Occupational Therapy Blogs

The scope of occupational therapy is enormous, and depending on your setting and workplace, you may or may not have other OTs available with whom to exchange ideas.  Are you getting stuck in a rut with intervention ideas?  Looking to keep your practice fresh while simultaneously problem-solving and bringing in evidence-based practice?  Enter: Occupational therapy Read More >>>>

What are physical therapy ICD-10 codes?

Physical therapy ICD-10 codes are used by physical therapists in the United States for billable services. While any practicing therapist will be familiar with the process of searching for and choosing these codes, many of them have never learned about the structure and purpose of these codes and how to select a code that maximizes Read More >>>>

Family System Therapy

Family systems theory posits that each family member is the most important part of the larger system and the system is a sum of the interrelated parts. Just as an individual is made up of systems of cells and organs working together to maintain function, a family is made up of individuals working together to Read More >>>>

Self Care for Therapists

Self-care for therapists. What a concept. Whether you are in private practice working for yourself or working in a community organization providing services, this one is all about you, therapists. This is your reminder to refill your bucket, or your cup, or whatever metaphor you are using for taking care of yourself. It is time. Read More >>>>

9 things all therapists should automate

Private practice management involves so much more than treating clients. You need to onboard clients using intake forms, communication, and scheduling. You’ll diagnose and treat clients, through documentation like testing, diagnosis, treatment plans, and activities. And let’s not forget billing with its required knowledge of eligibility, benefits, insurance claims, and potential appeals. All of this – for Read More >>>>

Therapy Activities

Therapy activities are used by private practice counselors to engage clients as an essential component of a successful treatment outcome. To engage clients in therapy, clinicians must work to build a deep connection and a therapeutic alliance with their clients. When clients feel more engaged in therapy they will more likely bond with the therapist, collaborate Read More >>>>