Don’t rush for CT scan for your child’s minor head injuries!

Don’t automatically use CT scans to evaluate children’s minor head injuries. Approximately 50 percent of
children who visit hospital emergency departments with head injuries are given a CT scan. CT scanning is
associated with radiation exposure that may escalate future cancer risk. The recommendation calls for clinical
observation prior to making a decision about needing a CT. (American Academy of Pediatrics)

New study, direct access to physical therapy services saves heathcare dollars!

Did you know that you can see a physical therapist directly here in NJ without a physician referral? A recently published study proves that direct access to PT services can save approximately $1500 in future healthcare costs. About 30% of my practice is now direct access to my services so these patients are directly benefiting, saving money, and getting better!