Clinical Concerns Shoulder injuries account for nearly 7.5 million injuries per year in the U.S., with an estimated 250,000 rotator cuff surgeries annually. Diverse multidisciplinary treatment models include manipulation of the humerus, physiotherapy, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and laser. Other modalities used range from massage therapy to various fascial and soft tissue approaches, steroid injections, and surgeries.
Practice Central Change is in the air in all areas of healthcare reimbursement, and this is particularly true in the workplace. Employers are dealing with rising insurance costs that are taking a big bite out of the bottom line. They are searching for an answer that will reduce costs and maximize the productivity of their employees, while protecting their profitability. At the same time, chiropractors are searching for ways to decrease their dependence on third-party insurance reimbursement with cash-based services.
Feature Excuse me, but we’re doctors, too, is something you occasionally want to say when you hear comparisons made between MDs and DCs. After all, you have much of the same training, and in the area of neuromuscular and spinal health, you’re a specialist. But when it comes to pre-employment and fitness-for-duty examinations, you’ll find what amounts to a level playing field. This didn’t happen by accident.
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