Headshot: Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA Within oncology, there's so much to know, mainly because our patients aren't neatly siloed into "just" having cancer. They have other impairments, or impairments that were exacerbated by their cancer & treatments. It's important to know how these other issues can affect our patients & our plans of … Continue reading Ep. 96 – Double Trouble: Dual Board Certifications in Oncology & Women’s Health – Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA
For many of our patients, the New Year means new insurance: whether that means a new plan or simply a rollover into fresh deductible & out-of-pocket costs, these changing financial obligations can be a major barrier to physical therapy services. Last year, my clinic had a MAJOR drop-off in patient volume from December to January, … Continue reading Ep. 54 – How to Avoid the Dreaded New Year Slump
Today's episode concludes my 3-part series on hematological cancers, this time with an overview of lymphomas & a case study of a previous patient of mine. I hope you've enjoyed this series, & don't forget to check out the previous episodes on Multiple Myeloma & Leukemia! Lymphoma Commonly divided into Hodgkin Lymphoma & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma … Continue reading Ep. 53 – Hematological Cancers part 3: Lymphoma (plus a case study!)
It's almost Thanksgiving, which means that Black Friday is right around the corner! I've found some great Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales to share with your patients - with the holidays rapidly approaching, it's important to consider cost of cancer & lymphedema care. Your patients shouldn't have to choose between purchasing needed products & presents for … Continue reading Special Black Friday 2019 Episode!
Many physical therapy specialty areas have certification examinations which distinguish practitioners as experts in their field. This year, the first ever oncology specialist certification examination was held, which is an exciting step forward for the oncology physical therapy realm. Among the now certified oncology specialists is Lauren Miller, PT, DPT (from Episode 32), & she … Continue reading Ep. 50 – Passing the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam with Lauren Miller, PT, DPT