Helping Hands Rehab Blog

Retirement Announcement

I hope this message finds you well! It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform you of my decision to retire and close Helping Hands Rehab, effective July 1, 2024. This decision has not been easy, as I have cherished the relationships I have built with both my patients and colleagues over the ... Read More

October Is Women’s Business Month

Illinois is celebrating Women’s Business Month throughout October, honoring the pivotal role that women-owned businesses play in Illinois’ economy! We are proud to be a woman-owned business serving the Stateline for over 12 years! You can show your support this month and beyond by utilizing and/or shopping Illinois women-owned businesses, tagging them on social media ... Read More

WINNER! 2023 Nextdoor Neighborhood Fave

Thank you to everyone who voted for us as a Nextdoor Neighborhood Fave! We were not expecting this, and it was a pleasant surprise when we were notified! We’d love to keep the momentum going! Be sure to visit us on Nextdoor and leave a recommendation: ... Read More

ZERO Update

We have been part of the ZERO network of providers for just under 2 years. Our experience with them has been incredibly positive. Are you wondering which employers participate in the Zero program? Click on the link to read the list of participating employers in IL: Zero Employer 1_1_23 – IL In addition, you can ... Read More

National Women’s Small Business Month

    October is National Women’s Small Business Month!    Here are some interesting facts, courtesy of the U.S. Small Business Administration :   “In 1972, there were a little over 400,000 women-owned businesses in the United States. Until 1988, women needed a male relative to co-sign if they wanted to apply for a business ... Read More

Backpack Safety Tips

We hope that you have been having a safe & relaxing summer! As students of all ages prepare to head back to school, we thought we would share some important backpack safety tips.  Experts say that students should not carry more than 10-15% of their body weight in their backpack. That means for a student ... Read More

Therapy Billing and Insurance 101

I just had someone calling asking how I bill. I briefly explained Helping Hands Rehab’s billing process. But this wasn’t quite what she was looking for. She asked me: “Why do therapists bill so much when I am only there about 45 minutes?”. I thought, okay, lets discuss billing. FYI: 1. Corporate therapy facilities (on ... Read More

Helping Hands Rehab Turns 10!

10 years…Can it be that long?  Helping Hands Rehab was always an idea.  A “If I ever had a private practice” kind of idea.  A youthful, “I would like to be in private practice by the time I am 45” dream.  It became reality, against all odds mostly due to my husband’s frustration with the ... Read More