294 episodes

If a TED Talk & a radio show had a baby & raised it in a physical therapy clinic.

Hosted by former Rock Radio DJ turned Physical Therapist, Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT.

The best conversations happen at happy hour, welcome to ours.

PT Pintcast - Physical Therapy Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 187 Ratings

If a TED Talk & a radio show had a baby & raised it in a physical therapy clinic.

Hosted by former Rock Radio DJ turned Physical Therapist, Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT.

The best conversations happen at happy hour, welcome to ours.

    Beyond the PT Mill: Delivering Exceptional Value in Physical Therapy

    Beyond the PT Mill: Delivering Exceptional Value in Physical Therapy

    Key Points Discussed:The misconception of high-volume clinics as "PT Mills"How to deliver $1,000 of value for $100 of costAlleviating patient fears about cost, pain, and time commitmentThe role of associations and businesses in providing value and fostering loyaltyTechniques for building strong patient relationshipsWe dive into the often-misunderstood world of high-volume physical therapy clinics and discuss how they can deliver exceptional value without being labeled as "PT Mills." Join us as we explore strategies to exceed patient expectations, alleviate common fears, and build lasting relationships that ensure repeat visits.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Solving the Physical Therapy Staffing Crisis

    Solving the Physical Therapy Staffing Crisis

    We tackle the pressing issues of staffing shortages and long wait times in physical therapy. Hosted by Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT, and featuring industry experts Tony Maritato and Dave Kittle, we'll explore innovative solutions to these challenges. Learn about telehealth integration, strategic scheduling, and employee retention programs that can transform your practice. Share your experiences, ask questions, and be part of a collaborative brainstorming session aimed at improving patient care and clinic efficiency. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and connect with fellow physical therapy professionals!Chapters with Timestamps:00:00 Introduction to the Episode02:45 Importance of Overcoming Fear of Using Techs05:30 Hiring for Personality and Training Skills08:15 Role of Unification and Communication in Clinics12:40 Future of Technology in Physical Therapy Clinics18:25 Benefits of Utilizing PTAs22:50 Medicare Reimbursement Challenges27:15 LinkedIn vs. Twitter Live Streaming Strategies32:00 Closing Thoughts and Encouragement for ClinicsTimestamp: 00:47:12.625 - 00:47:17.166"Hire for personality, train for skills. Your team’s potential is limitless with the right mindset." - Jimmy McKayTimestamp: 00:48:36.949 - 00:48:39.326"Technology isn’t just an option; it’s the future of efficient and effective patient care." - Dave KittleTimestamp: 00:51:57.643 - 00:52:01.561"Embrace the PTA’s role in your clinic to enhance value and deliver superior patient outcomes." - Tony Maritato

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Creating Inclusive Healthcare Environments w Michelle Stauffer

    Creating Inclusive Healthcare Environments w Michelle Stauffer

    In this episode, Michelle and the host discuss ways that healthcare practices and clinics can be more inclusive for patients and staff, especially those in LGBTQ+ communities. They talk about important considerations like using preferred names on intake forms, having gender-neutral bathroom options, using inclusive language in patient interactions, and more. Michelle also provides suggestions on how practices can approach DEI training for their staff in order to foster welcoming environments. Key topics covered include intake forms, bathrooms, language use, staff training ideas, and resources from organizations like PT Proud and APTA.

    • 46 min
    Navigating Constraints and Keeping Skills Sharp as an NBA Athletic Trainer

    Navigating Constraints and Keeping Skills Sharp as an NBA Athletic Trainer

    In this episode, an NBA athletic trainer discusses the constraints he faces in his role, including limited time with players, access to facilities/equipment, and scope of practice. He talks about how he manages player health and safety within those constraints by prioritizing risk mitigation and quality of care. The trainer also shares how he keeps his clinical skills sharp when he doesn't see certain injuries often, emphasizing the importance of reflection, reviewing diagnostic and treatment algorithms, and seeking opportunities to assist with less common injuries.

    • 49 min
    Vital Tactical Communications Tactics from 'Never Split the Difference'

    Vital Tactical Communications Tactics from 'Never Split the Difference'

    In this episode, we dive deep into the Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Value Pyramid and explore how physical therapists can leverage it to enhance their sales strategies and improve patient outcomes. Inspired by the negotiation tactics from Chris Voss's "Never Split the Difference," we discuss key elements of the value pyramid, effective communication techniques, and the importance of understanding patient values. Whether you're a practice owner, a clinician, or a sales professional in the healthcare industry, this episode is packed with actionable insights to help you succeed.Main Topic/Theme: Understanding and utilizing the B2C Value Pyramid for effective sales and negotiation strategies in physical therapy, with insights from Chris Voss's "Never Split the Difference."Key Points Discussed:* Introduction to the B2C Value Pyramid: Explanation and significance in the context of physical therapy.* Self-Assessment Using the Value Pyramid: How businesses can identify and communicate their unique values.* Effective Communication Techniques: Tips for addressing patient objections and emphasizing value.* Negotiation Tactics from 'Never Split the Difference': Using patient feedback to tailor your approach and build trust.* Practical Sales Role-Play: Demonstrations of handling common patient objections and scenarios.Special Guests:* Dave Kittel, Concierge Pain Relief* Jimmy McKay, PT Pintcast HostTarget Audience: Physical therapists, healthcare professionals, practice owners, and sales/marketing professionals in the healthcare industry.Relevant Keywords: B2C value pyramid, physical therapy sales, patient communication, healthcare marketing, sales strategies for PTs, negotiation tactics, "Never Split the Difference," patient-centered care.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    LinkedIn Networking: What NOT to Do

    LinkedIn Networking: What NOT to Do

    In this episode, we dive into the oh so common mistakes professionals make while networking on LinkedIn. From overly salesy approaches to failing to personalize connection requests, we cover the pitfalls that can hinder your networking success. Our special guests share their insights and tips on how to build meaningful connections, engage effectively, and maintain professionalism on LinkedIn.Main Topic/Theme: How not to network on LinkedInKey Points Discussed:* Overly Salesy Approaches: Why being too pushy can turn off potential connections.* Personalizing Connection Requests: The importance of making each request unique and genuine.* Engaging Meaningfully in Conversations: How to contribute value and build your reputation.* Maintaining Professionalism and Respecting Boundaries: Keeping interactions professional and respecting others' time and space.* Balancing Self-Promotion with Support: Promoting yourself while supporting others to create a balanced presence.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
187 Ratings

187 Ratings

SamtheHand ,

Must listen for physical therapy!

This podcast has not only kept me informed about physical therapy but has also reignited my passion about this profession! It’s a valuable resource that has had a positive impact on my professional growth. If you’re a PT or interested in this profession do yourself a favor and hit subscribe! You won’t be disappointed!

Jess Goodine ,

Most entertaining PT podcast out there

Jimmy is likely one of the best podcasters in The industry. His guest and topics are original and entertaining. His technique and quality is excellent. But what makes me enjoy this podcast is honestly Jimmy’s authentic demeanor, thought provoking quality questions and passion for bettering the PT profession as a whole. Keep up the good work and CHEERS!

Ricky The Burnout Coach ,

A must listen for PTs

Jimmy is a great host who knows how to communicate complex ideas in digestible ways. If you’re a PT looking to stay up to date on the latest discourse in the profession, this is where you start. The ride is also extremely entertaining.

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