Negative Language Has a Negative Impact on Patient Belief

Have you ever heard of “The Nocebo Effect?“ The nocebo effect is a pervasive problem that occurs when features of a treatment context elicit adverse health reactions. Reference We often emphasize the importance of good communication with our patients. On the other hand, negative language can have a detrimental impact on care outcomes. Numerous research […]

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The Best Physical Therapy Continuing Education Courses in 2023

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For physical therapists looking to stay ahead of the curve, continuing education is essential. But with so many options available, it can be hard to know which companies offer the best physical therapy continuing education courses. From online classes that teach communication skills and evidence-based practice to courses focused on hands-on techniques, there are plenty […]

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Another Reason Why We Created Our Communications Course About Weight Management for Rehab Patients

It’s very important for physical therapists to know how to address the problem of obesity.  Being overweight or obese, has a negative impact on not only wellbeing, but it also affects the ability of the body to recover from musculoskeletal injuries. Researchers Interviewed Patients and the Results were Troubling How do patients with obesity feel […]

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Treating Patients as People

Recognizing The Person In Each Patient Will Strengthen Your Relationship And Improve Long-Term Outcomes Physical therapists, like all healthcare providers, have an array of duties and responsibilities that are put in place to ensure that they are providing the best possible care for their patients. But for many therapists, the sheer volume of these responsibilities, […]

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Evidence Based Continuing Education Courses

Most Physical Therapy Continuing Education Courses Are Missing The Mark Nearly all physical therapists have to take continuing education courses each year to update their knowledge and skills and stay up to date on the latest developments in the field. The requirements for continuing education vary from state to state, and it’s up to physical […]

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Patient Centered Care – We Have a Physical Therapy CEU Course for That

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Do You Know How to Take A Patient-Centered Care Approach, Improve Therapeutic Relationships, and Outcomes? A musculoskeletal pain condition is an injury or disorder that involves the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons. These disorders are one of the leading contributors to disability throughout the world, and about 30% of […]

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Why Words Matter to PTs

When Treating Patients, Always Aim To Choose The Right Words As a physical therapist, whether you realize it or not, your words matter a great deal. Every time you interact with a patient, from the initial evaluation to the discharge visit, you have an opportunity to communicate clearly and help the patient understand as much […]

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What Sets ACE Courses Apart

ACE Continuing Education Courses Stand Apart From The Rest Of the Pack At Applied Continuing Education (ACE), we understand that some physical therapists may be flummoxed when it comes to deciding which continuing education courses to take. With a plethora of options available, it can be a tall task to sift through them to gauge […]

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