Navigating Difficult Conversations Incorporating Mindfulness in Physical Therapy Practice Leaders Serve Their Way Out of Crisis Physical Therapist as a Lifestyle Expert
Navigating Difficult Conversations Incorporating Mindfulness in Physical Therapy Practice Leaders Serve Their Way Out of Crisis Physical Therapist as a Lifestyle Expert

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Perspectives

DON'T STRESS! Doing Your Best in Times of Crisis

Since the global insurgence of COVID-19, I’ve seen a sharp increase in the number of patients engaging in mental health practice to help with stress and anxiety related to the pandemic.

By Princess Fumi Stephanie Hancock, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNP





INSIDE PPS

COMMITTEE CHAIR LETTER

Government Affairs Committee

By Mark E. Reitz, PT, Chairman

As I write this article in early May, we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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EDITOR'S NOTE
Stacy Menz

August 2020

By Stacy M. Menz, PT, DPT

As I write this letter, it is mid-June. We are still in the COVID-19 pandemic, clinics are beginning to reopen, cities and states are beginning to reopen, numbers of cases are going up, information is continuing to change almost daily it feels like.
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Departments

Five-Minute Fix

Stress is a normal part of life, and a natural response to external pressures.
According to the American Institute of Stress, 46% of individuals say that their top source of stress is their job or work load.
By Alexandria Zitnik

Marketing

Lead Generation with Fit Factor: Using PPS's Fitness Survey Platform to Engage with Potential Patients
Getting in front of new people – potential patients who have little or no prior knowledge about your clinic – is one of the great challenges of marketing physical therapy and can cause a great deal of stress.
By Peter Decoteau

Compliance

COVID-19 and Compliance: Resources Hiding in Plain Sight
Compliance challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have likely sent therapy practices scrambling for information, only to find information — and misinformation — often a moving and changing target.
By Nancy J. Beckley, MS, MBA

Payment Policy

Administrative Burden and Burnout in the COVID-19 Era
Like many of us, I’ve been speaking on more webinars lately, and one of the points I try to make as often as possible is that practice-level chaos is rampant.
By Robert Hall, JD, MPAFF

Administrator's Edge

Three Strategies for Stress Success
This article was written during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which means managing stress was at a peak.
By Kim Stamp

Lessons Learned

Peer Education: Resources Help PPS Members Learn from Each Other
COVID-19 offered numerous challenges for business owners around the world. PPS responded to this challenge by offering a plethora of resources to its members, one of which was a three-part webinar series presented by practice owners of varying sizes in early April, May, and June.

Resource Review

3 Free and Easy Resources to Make Meditation Fit Your Life
Meditation has become a more mainstream and less “woo-woo” part of optimizing health and wellness.
By Enike Kadar, PT, DPT

Question of The Month

Answers to August's Question
What is your favorite way to decompress?

PPS On The Move

Slate of Candidates for 2020 Elections
The Private Practice Section introduces the 2020 slate of candidates for your consideration. After a careful review, we believe the individuals slated possess the background, talent, and character needed to achieve the goals established in the strategic plan and to carry out the mission of the Section. Voting will take place onsite at the 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition. Absentee voting online will open September 28. We urge all members to participate in this election.

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