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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

The Four Phases of Treatment for Better Patient Care

"How long until I get better?" "I don't know if I'm making enough progress." "How much longer is this going to take?"

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These are some of the toughest questions we have to answer as pelvic PTs. And if we don't have a framework for how we think about treatment, these can be really difficult to answer!

But in this 'sode we go through the 4 Phases of Treatment. This is a way for you to organize your plan of care and communicate it with patients to keep their trust and buy-in throughout the process.

This also helps if you're getting a lot of 'self-discharges', when symptoms have improved enough but you don't really feel like the patient is finished.

This framework actually comes out of the online Pelvic PT Essentials course, where we go into each of these phases in more depth. But hopefully this overview gets you thinking about what phase your patient is in and how you are communicating it with them!

As Nicole said on the full 'sode of the topic...

"If we don't have a framework for how we think about treatment, some patient questions can be really difficult to answer." - Nicole Cozean

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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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