It's October, and we are observing National PT Month!
This year's theme from APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) is "Value of PT." Its meaning goes beyond the costs savings of physical therapy to highlight the ways physical therapy improves quality of life.
There is compelling data to support the notion of "value" in dollars an cents as well as great physical outcomes for patients included in a landmark evidence-based report by APTA:
"The Economic Value of Physical Therapy in the United States"
Read the report here:
See the impressive list of contributors and the huge range of specialties they represent on page 54 of the report.