Meet our WIPI Leader

 

Larry Briand, MS, PT, ATC - Founder & Chief Visionary Officer

Larry Briand, MS, PT, ATC is the Founder & CEO of Rehab Management Solutions (RMS), a nationwide network of private practice physical therapy clinics which he owns and operates, as well as the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of RMS’ WIPI Program. Larry has more than 25 years of extensive experience consulting and leading a network of clinics at a state, regional and national level.  He is a strong believer that great business practices can parallel great medicine and is very active in the profession, taking a proactive stance with industry issues and healthcare trends.  Larry received his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 1990, his Masters Degree in Education from the University of Connecticut in 1984, and was licensed as a Certified Athletic Trainer from the University of Virginia in 1982.  He is a published author of articles related to the physical therapy discipline and industrial rehabilitation, and holds strong ties with the APTA and the Private Practice Section.  In 1995, Larry co-founded an Industrial Injury Prevention Program that was successfully incorporated into his network of clinics and continues on today.  He has an expansive knowledge in the treatment of the industrial athlete and champions the WIPI program with clinics, clinicians, third party payers, and employers.  Over the years, Larry has expanded upon this program, continuously finding new ways to help clinicians enhance their industrial specialty services and create new networking opportunities with local employers.  In addition, Larry has successfully united a “network of PTs helping other PTs” within the WIPI educational program, ensuring everyone who attends the WIPI program benefits from everlasting connectivity on WIPI methods and best practices.