What Does WCRI's Manual Therapy Study Mean for Payers?
Brian Peers, DPT, MBA
During the past couple of years, the Workers Compensation Research Institute has explored physical therapy outcomes and for good reason. Conservative care has gained acceptance in the medical and workers’ compensation communities, having shown good outcomes especially for low back pain (LBP) and shoulder injuries in numerous studies.
WCRI’s 2020 research indicated that early physical therapy for LPB is associated with overall lower medical costs, lower indemnity payments and ...
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