Category Archives for Private Practices

Mitigating the Impact of COVID 19 as a PT

Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 as a PT Private Practice Owner

COVID-19 is affecting businesses of all industries and sizes, and private practice is certainly not exempt. We’re in the midst of an unprecedented event with no clarity on the best path forward. There are a lot of unknowns, particularly concerning the long-term impact of the coronavirus and how owners can start planning now to mitigate […]

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What Private Practice PT Owners Should Focus on in Times of Crisis

What Private Practice PT Owners Should Focus on in Times of Crisis

It’s not an easy time to be a small business owner. COVID-19 is temporarily changing the way many industries do business, and private practice Physical Therapy owners are feeling its effects, too. Depending on where you live, you may find many non-essential businesses around you shutting down. Your phone may be ringing less, and you’re […]

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Breakthrough PT Summit 2019 Recap

Breakthrough Summit 2020: A Recap of Our Biggest Event Ever

I’m still (almost) speechless at the amazing turnout and takeaways we experienced at the Breakthrough Summit. This was our biggest event ever, with more than 350 PT’s and professionals joining us, along with a killer list of speakers that shared their strengths and insights to help other PTs grow their practice. We had a lot […]

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What Can PTs Do about Declining Reimbursements?

This question came from a practice owner: What can PTs do about declining reimbursements? Costs are going up for private practice owners. Meanwhile, reimbursement rates relative to inflation are going down. Compared to 20 years ago, we’re paying more for staff salaries, operating space, supplies, and all the other costs of doing business. If you […]

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The Ultimate Guide for Hiring the Best Physical Therapist Staff

You might feel like a superhero when you’re helping patients regain their quality of life, but even superheroes have their limits. At some point, you’re going to need to hire staff if you want to keep growing your practice. You, personally, only have so much time in a day. Most private practice owners don’t want […]

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Action Plan: CMS Proposes 8% Cut in Medicare Reimbursement for Physical Therapy

CMS has revealed a plan to make significant cuts to Medicare reimbursement for PTs on the physician schedule for 2021. This will be the fourth proposed cut to PT and conservative care in the past 24 months and many practices are struggling financially with a national average profit margin of 4%. There are practices that […]

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Case Study – Solo PT Practice Sees 44% Increase in New Patient Visits

Betty is a great example of a Minor League PT owner who’s on her way to the Major Leagues and beyond! The challenges you face as a startup practice are much different than those of a more established owner. Taking consistent action is the key to growing your practice to the the level you desire, […]

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Case Study – Taking Control Of New PT Patient Numbers

As a Physical Therapist, you focus on delivering the highest quality of care to your PT patients. And delivering the best outcomes possible. This is great when you work for someone else, but as a PT owner you’re not just responsible for outcomes. You also have to have marketing strategies and plans in place to […]

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The 5 Top Trends Affecting Private Practice PT

If you look at how Private Practice Physical Therapy has changed over the last 2 decades, it’s easy to see why so many owners feel frustrated about their business. The rules for growing a successful PT practice are very different than they were 20 years ago. It’s important to get a look at how our […]

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Case Study – “I’m a Business Owner that My Children are Proud Of.”

Theresa from Ohio has a truly unique story about opening her practice after getting laid off from what she considered her “retirement job.” Not only was she was able to accelerate the growth of her practice by using proven business systems and marketing automation. She’s also witnessed the positive impact that running a successful business has […]

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