Celebrating Success Have We Achieved Vision 2020? How to Review Goals and Adjust for Next Year Tracking A Physical Therapy Practice’s Success
Celebrating Success Have We Achieved Vision 2020? How to Review Goals and Adjust for Next Year Tracking A Physical Therapy Practice’s Success

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Crafting Engaging Telehealth PT Sessions

As the world continues to battle the ongoing global health crisis and focus on mitigating its public health effects, millions of health care facilities and hospitals have been left with no choice but to advise their recovering patients to continue various exercises from the comforts of their home.

By Rachel Hopkins


Sandra Norby

From The President

By Sandra Norby, PT, DPT

It was suggested that my contribution to this month’s Impact, “Reflections,” be just that: a reflection of the past three years as your PPS President.
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Stacy Menz

November 2020

By Stacy M. Menz, PT, DPT

The theme of the November issue is “Year in Reflection.”
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Five-Minute Fix

Your Contracts
2020 has certainly been an interesting year in health care.
By Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT


Lease Payments in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The hope of private practice physical therapists was that the COVID-19 pandemic would be a short-lived bump in the road with a fairly quick return to normalcy.
By Paul J. Welk, PT, JD


End Strong, Start Stronger
After a year like 2020, many of us are looking to start 2021 feeling refreshed and re-energized.
By Peter Decouteau

Payment Policy

Gaming Out a Post-COVID PT Market
For this month’s column, I want to do the risky work of prediction in an unpredictable environment.
By Robert Hall, JD, MPAFF

Administrator's Edge

A Look Back at a Year for the Books
In Summer 2019 I was asked if I would be interested in writing an article in late 2020 about reflections on 2020.
By Heidi Rose Bender, MBA

Lessons Learned

Take Advantage of Resources to Help Your Practice
How can I tell if I have a successful practice?
By Dr. Cyndi Hill, PT, DPT

Resource Review

A Year Like No Other
Most years, when the Halloween candy hits the grocery shelves I know it is time to update the end-of-the-year meeting agenda, start crunching the numbers, and begin to think about the months to come.
By Ingrid Sparrow, PT

Question of The Month

Answers to November's Question
What was your greatest success in 2020?

PPS On The Move

Introducing the APTA Business Section
The Since its inception in 1955, our section has celebrated one cornerstone objective: to champion the physical therapist in business.

Congratulations to PPS Award Recipients
The Private Practice Section (PPS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Section’s 2020 Awards.

Terence C. Brown PT, DPT Receives Robert G. Dicus Award
The Robert G. Dicus Award acknowledges a single member of the Private Practice Section (PPS) whose contributions to the Section and American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) have gone above and beyond to demonstrate the same exceptional values showcased by Robert G. Dicus.

US Senator Chuck Grassley Receives PPS Friend of Private Practice Award
The Friend of Private Practice Award goes to those who have shown distinguished contributions of time, energy, or expertise toward promoting the goals of the Section, as well as physical therapist-owned business.

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