Physical Therapy vs Opioids: Can PT Help Alleviate the Opioid Epidemic?

By on 1/17/22 Other

Congress passed a budget deal that included a provision to repeal the Medicare Therapy Cap, culminating a 20-year advocacy campaign to eliminate a policy that limited Medicare beneficiary access to physical, occupational and speech therapy services. The repeal of the Medicare Therapy Cap gives beneficiaries improved access to physical therapy services. This comes as hopeful… Continue Reading


By on 3/9/20 Other

March 9th, 2020 Dear Rehab Alternatives Clinicians, Coronavirus is rapidly evolving as a public health concern here in the United States and in NY specifically. There is much unknown, yet it is safe to say when testing becomes more widely available, there may be a significant increase in the number of cases reported. A number… Continue Reading

3 Quick and Healthy Recipes

By on 8/6/19 Other

Three Quick & Healthy Meals You Can Make While on the Go.     As healthcare professionals, we’re always on the go. Here are three quick and healthy meals that can be easily taken with you­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­––no matter how short you are on time.   **Eggs and Spinach** 2 egg whites ½ cup Spinach Garlic parsley… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance

By on 7/24/19 Other

We are so busy living our lives, taking care of family, work, making critical decisions and managing everyday challenges, that we don’t realize what we are missing. When life falls out of balance, we feel stress that can affect us both mentally and physically. But if we work to create work/life balance we eliminate the… Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Work for Rehab Alternatives

By on 7/16/19 Other

    Rehab Alternatives is a clinical staffing service agency based out of Long Island. We provide staffing services in the tri-state area and have partnerships with hundreds of nursing facilities and rehab centers. Rehab Alternatives doesn’t focus on just filling positions, instead it seeks to understand the needs of its clients and employees to… Continue Reading

BEST Weekend Trips from NYC

By on 7/11/19 Other

  New York can be stressful. Sometimes you just need to take a break from the crazy and go on a weekend getaway! I’m a person who loves to travel, and indulge in the sights and history of a city. So here are my top 5 best cities to visit when you need to leave… Continue Reading

5 Best Family Events in Brooklyn This Summer

By on 7/8/19 Blog

  Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks Enjoy a FREE spectacular firework show that lights up the Coney Island skyline every Friday night from June 21 through August 30.   Luna Park Luna Park is an amusement park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, opened in 1903. Fun for the whole family it is open Friday to Sunday… Continue Reading

Mental Health in Healthcare Workplace Safety ­

By on 7/5/19 Health

Within organizations, physical safety is often on the agenda in regard to workplace safety. But what about mental health? Mental and stress related disorders such as depression, anxiety and burnout account for a large percentage of all work-related health problems. And due to the emotionally demanding work, along with fiscal restraints that often result in… Continue Reading

5 Keywords For a Standout Physical Therapy Resume

By on 7/1/19 Blog

When applying for a job as a physical therapist, it’s pretty standard to highlight all required education and certifications. Including previous experience and memberships in an easy-to-read, and chronological order provides the hiring manager or committee with insight into your skill set and career interests. However, considering the large influx of resumes that hiring managers… Continue Reading

Post-Medicare Therapy Cap: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?

By on 5/31/18 Blog

The Medicare Therapy Cap was permanently repealed on February 9, 2018 when Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018—a $500 billion legislative package that will impact the U.S. economy in multiple areas. Initially, the rehabilitation world rejoiced in perceived victory. After all, we had been fighting the arbitrary Medicare Therapy Cap for 20 years. The… Continue Reading