Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers industry left the recession fairly unscathed thanks to industry reliance on Medicare reimbursements. The industry experienced a rapid rate of consolidation as large operators bought out smaller centers and other operators left the industry due to an inability to make up lost revenue. Continued expansion of the aging population, healthcare reform and economic recovery are expected to support industry revenue growth in the next five years.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Many physical therapy rehabilitation centers specialize a number of different clinical areas because the industry includes a range of knowledge and services. While there are many different types of physical therapy, the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties lists eight specialist certifications: cardiovascular and pulmonary, clinical ectrophysiology, geriatrics, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, sports and women's health. While the majority of practices do not employ certified specialists, most offices focus on one or two types of therapy.
During the five years to 2015, demand for physical therapy services has grown and is expected to continue growing over the next five years in line with an increasing number of individuals that have disabilities... purchase to read more