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Month: July 2023

Expert Tips for Proper Rehabilitation Coding

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When billing 3rd party payers for exercise therapy, matching documentation descriptions to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes can be confusing. There are numerous exercise therapy services, including stretching, and some seem similar and overlap. Yet insurance companies do not think so when processing your claims. In this blog, I’ll show you how to differentiate between them with proper coding.

Exercise Billing: 97110, 97112, or 97530?

Let’s take a deeper look into the proper CPT® coding for exercise therapies. These codes are similar, and it is important to understand how the context and documentation define the differences between them. The details of these codes are dependent on the documentation of each, so providers must recognize the distinctions between these codes as they relate to the intent behind the prescription of the exercise. read more

Get Young Patients Ready for Back-to-School

Back-to-school time is a great opportunity to use your chiropractic expertise and healing care to help young patients prepare for the wide range of sports activities and physical demands that the new school year will bring.

Sports Physicals

In many school districts, chiropractors can perform sports physicals to allow children and teens to play specific sports.* Spread the word in your community that you are available for this service. It’s an effective way to expand the care you offer to all members of the family. read more

A Guide to the Medical Benefits of Custom Orthotics

Do you suffer from foot, knee, hip, or back pain? Medical conditions or structural abnormalities elsewhere in the body may be responsible. While medical therapies can help to mask the pain and address the symptoms, custom orthotics may be able to correct the underlying cause.

Individuals with overpronation, over-supination, plantar fasciitis, leg length differences, and numerous other conditions can benefit from arch support insoles customized to their particular foot shape and complaint. Arch support inserts also provide cushioning and stability while, at the same time, distributing the pressure on your feet more evenly. read more

Signs You May Need Orthotic Insoles

Suffering from discomfort and foot pain should not keep you from enjoying your daily routine. Custom orthotics can support your feet, correct misalignments, reduce abnormal motion, and eliminate pain and discomfort. The benefits of orthotic insoles include, among others:

  • Shock absorption and even weight distribution
  • Reducing foot pressure and pain
  • Correcting foot conditions and healing injuries
  • Boosting circulation in the feet and legs

Read on to discover how you can tell it’s time to try custom orthotic insoles.

Six Signs You May Need Custom Orthotics

If you suffer from any foot discomfort or issue, it may be time to make an appointment with a Foot Levelers healthcare provider. Here are the six most common signs that you could benefit from custom orthotics: read more

How Do I Know if I Need Arch Support?

Have you ever experienced pain in your feet, back, or knees? This could be a sign that you may need custom arch supports.

Your feet are your foundation, bearing the weight of your entire body day in and day out. When your arches are unsupported, foot problems, such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, and pain, can arise. This is where arch supports come into play.

Custom-made support insoles provide additional support and cushioning to your arches to help alleviate foot pain, correct gait misalignment, and prevent conditions from worsening. read more

How Insoles Can Help Alleviate Pregnancy Pain and Discomfort

Pregnancy can be a special and magical time in a woman’s life. However, it’s also a time of many changes in the body and significant challenges, such as back pain, swollen feet and ankles, and changes in posture.

Fortunately, insoles for pregnancy and maternity shoes can address and alleviate many sources of pain and discomfort. Choosing the right arch support insoles for pregnancy, in particular, can keep you comfortable and healthy when expecting a baby.

Understanding Pregnancy Pain and Discomfort

Why is it so common to feel back pain and discomfort during pregnancy? Your body is working overtime and undergoing many changes during pregnancy, which can put pressure on your feet and cause discomfort in your ankles, legs, hips, and back. Additionally, hormonal changes in your body may cause fluid retention, leading to foot and ankle swelling. read more

Implement Custom Foot Stabilization into your Protocol

Take this simple step for optimal outcomes

Many chiropractors struggle with implementing foot stabilization and custom flexible orthotics into their day-to-day protocol. Let’s get to the bottom of what it will take to help your patients achieve the optimal spinal health they deserve through custom foot alignment and explore the benefits your practice could experience.  

Loving Service is My First Technique

More effective adjustments and optimal care that leads to increased patient service and ultimately collections is a worthy goal for your practice. But in the hubbub of busy day-to-day, important steps can fall through the cracks when they are not fully implemented and systematized. In my 40 years of service to chiropractic care, I can boil down the #1 most difficult task for any practice: implementation. And implementation will not happen without a plan. read more

How off-the-shelf insoles undermine your adjustments and care

Low cost comes at a price.3 ways low-priced support comes with a high price for your practice

Generic insoles and retail orthotic footwear may seem like an affordable addition to your pain management protocol. Be aware – their one-size-fits-all arch support can throw your patients’ bodies right out of alignment … as soon as they walk out the door. Their poor design and cheap construction can wreck your adjustments and make pain worse, impacting patient satisfaction.

Make Foot Levelers top-quality custom orthotics your stabilization solution instead

For over 70 years, successful chiropractors have used Foot Levelers products to help them grow their practices and achieve optimal care. You can count on us to help you deliver the best treatment results for every patient. read more

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