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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

5 Misconceptions about Starting a Business

For anyone who has a business, is curious, or is a business 'wannabe' there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about business.

3 Biggest Challenges for the Pelvic PT Field

Pelvic PT Rising: The pelvic health tools to make you a better clinician and/or a more successful business owner. We want every single pelvic health practitioner to be more confident and successful in your practice and career!

  • Clinical Courses: Game-changing online courses to make you more confident, challenge your thinking and improve patient outcomes

  • Business Resources: Helping 500+ pelvic health practitioners confidently start, grow and build their dream business!


Often we make mistakes based on these misconceptions.

Do something because we 'have' to. Spend money we didn't need to. Or start building a business that isn't in line with our own values, Ethos or lifestyle.

In this 'sode we go through the five most common misconceptions we see, including:

  1. Starting a business is hard

  2. You 'have' to take insurance

  3. You need a loan, start-up money, or expensive lawyers/consultants/web designers/marketing 'experts' to start.

  4. Patients will follow you and physicians will continue to refer to you

  5. Starting a business is risky

Hope you enjoy the 'sode!

As Nicole said in the full episode:

"You definitely don't have to take insurance to be successful." - Nicole Cozean

Learn more about pelvic health with our Clinical Courses

All of the Rising clinical courses are designed to:

  • Challenge the way you think

  • Make you more confident in your clinical practice.  

  • Allow you to go-at-your-own pace (all online!)

  • Let you go back to your work: you'll have lifetime access to the lectures and handouts.  Check out all the clinical courses we offer (

Curious about private practice? Check out our Business Resources

  • We've now helped more than 200 cash-based pelvic health practices start and grow.  

  • We want to make sure you're building a business that works for you (instead of vice-versa) and actually enjoy the process along the way!  

  • See all the business resources we offer (, tailored specifically to pelvic health!


Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS

Founder of Pelvic PT Rising and PelvicSanity Physical Therapy in Southern California.

Dedicated to forever changing pelvic health with online clinical courses to help you be more confident in your practice and business resources to help start and grow pelvic health businesses.

Jesse Cozean, MBA

Co-founder of the Pelvic PT Rising and the Rising Podcast.

Jesse uses his business experience to help pelvic health business owners start and grow their practices so they can build a practice that truly works for them. From website design, SEO, conversions, marketing, finance and money mindset, he wants to make the process of owning your own practice easier and fun.

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