“Do You Take My Insurance?”

This is the most common question I get from patients, and often the way they will start the conversation this way when they call. This is not their primary concern, but often one of their first questions. Patients often aren’t sure what else to ask. Think about it for a second, how many times have…

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Summer Update & How to Handle Tons of New Cash Paying Patients…

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Hey y’all! Summer is certainly hot here in Greensboro! I just finished mowing my lawn and it’s not just the temps that are hot either. I’m swarmed with new patients calling me everyday and have a record number of people, 28 to be exact, scheduled for next week. I usually like to treat 20-25 patients.…

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A Multi-Therapist Myofascial Release Cash-Based Practice for Over 25 Years

The CashPT Lunch Hour #15: John F. Barnes A few weeks ago I spent 4 days in Myrtle Beach, SC taking a continuing education seminar, Myofascial Release 1 (MFR1), with John Barnes. Actually, I was repeating this seminar, as it is by far one of the best series of continuing education courses focusing on soft-tissue treatment that…

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The Running & Triathlon Cash-Based Physical Therapist

CashPT Lunch Hour: Christopher Johnson PT of ZerenPT & Performance I had the honor and privilege to hang out with Chris Johnson PT, for an afternoon while I was in Seattle to speak at Clinicient’s Empower event. Chris is the owner of Zeren PT where he helps active, motivated athletes get out and stay out of the medical…

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Free Market Healthcare & Price Transparency in Medicine

The CashPT Lunch Hour #14: Keith Smith, M.D. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dr. Keith Smith, M.D. I first ran across his videos and blog while searching Twitter for “direct primary care” physicians and their posts and immediately knew I had to share this story with the cash-based physical therapy community. Dr. Keith…

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Anti-Fragile Physical Therapy – Enjoying Lunch with Wes Miller PT

In this episode of The CashPT Lunch Hour, episode lucky #13, I had the honor of sitting down to an actual lunch with Wes Miller, PT FAAOMPT of Anti-Fragile Physical Therapy in Asheville, NC. Wesley runs a 100% cash-based practice and provides a one-on-one physical therapy. His professional focus is on client-centered care, evidence-based assessment, relevant…

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A Crossfit & Performance Based Physical Therapy Practice

CashPT Cribs #3: Dr. Brian Campbell of Xcell Movement & Performance A few weeks ago I was in Raleigh, NC for the 2nd annual North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (NCPTA) legislative day where we were trying to build support for a modernization of our practice act to include spinal manipulation without a physicians referral. In North Carolina,…

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A Hybrid Physical Therapy, Performance & Strength Training Practice

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The CashPT Lunch Hour #12: John Rusin aka “The Strength Doc” For this episode of The CashPT Lunch Hour I had the amazing opportunity to interview and hang out withDr. John Rusin, PT, DPT, CSCS, ART, FMS1-2, YBT, SFMA, FDN aka “The Strength Doc.” John is not your run-of-the-mill physical therapist and coach. His innovative vision…

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$1,100 for a Physical Therapy Treatment!

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The $1,100 Physical Therapy Treatment! Recently a client of mine reported that between January 1st and February 15th 2016, approximately 10 of his patients have stopped their physical therapy treatment because the bills they have received so HUGE, they can’t afford physical therapy. I’m not talking about people who can’t afford their $20 co-pay, I’m talking about…

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What Does Your Dream Practice Look Like?

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When I started my 100% cash based physical therapy practice in 2009 I rarely spoke with another physical therapist who believed I could be successful in this model.  I even had a clinical instructor who told me that a cash-based physical therapy practice “wouldn’t work.” He said “no one will pay more than a $25…

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