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Implications of Whiplash Associative Disorder, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article we discussed Whiplash Associative Disorder and the implications that go along with the condition. Here we’ll discuss some ways you can address the complications and potential rehab strategies. EXAMPLES OF EXERCISES USING VISUAL FEEDBACK Below are some examples of potential exercises — you can also do these without visual feedback. The visual feedback just …

The 5 Second Rule – Achieve Breakthrough Performance In Your Career

Planning to attend the APTA Private Practice Section conference in Chicago? Join MeyerPT at Booth #801 to see several exciting innovations that can help you improve outcomes and add new revenue streams to your business. Just as important, be certain not to miss the Thursday morning keynote by award-winning CNN analyst Mel Robbins: The 5 Second Rule – Achieve Breakthrough …

What do the 3 best athletes in the world have in common?

Recently, Lebron James was spotted in Las Vegas wearing our custom made HyperIce Ice Compression Technology. On the same day, the HyperIce VYPER was mentioned in a Sports Illustrated article titled “Living Like Tom” – in which SI writer Greg Bisop documented what it’s like to undertake Tom Brady’s daily workout and recovery regimen. “[Body coach David] Merson and I …

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Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Restoration of Normal Cervical Lordosis through Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression

Unlike axial linear traction, Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression (EED®) successfully decompresses joints and enhances or restores the lordotic curve. Cervical pain is one of the most common symptoms in today’s society. Indeed, in our personal clinical experience, well over 90% of patients with headache have a cervical component easily observed with physical examination and which reveals abnormal cervical posture. Among other …

Training the Inferior Temporal Gyrus for your ACL patients

Why should you be training the Inferior Temporal Gyrus for your ACL patients ACL injury is prevalent in athletics. Not only are there immediate changes once the injury occurs, but there’s substantial evidence that there are long term changes associated with an ACL, including: osteoarthritis, alterations in gait, changes in body awareness and psychology, and weakness, as well as increased risk …

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Eric Dinkins

PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert.MT, CMP, MCTA, CCI

The Basics of HIPAA

Question: Dr. Kotlar, “I think I’m HIPAA compliant. I have all new patients sign my Notice of Privacy Practices form, all files are kept in a locked cabinet, we keep all patient conversations at a low level and my billing manager stays up to date by attending coding seminars. Am I HIPAA compliant?” Answer: You are on your way to …

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Dr. Marty Kotlar

DC, CPCO, CBCS

DOMS Pain Relief That Starts In Less Than An Hour, And Lasts For Several

For years, Biofreeze® topical analgesics have provided pain relief for patients with musculoskeletal discomfort, including delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), which as we all know is muscle soreness experienced 24-48 hours after strenuous or unaccustomed exercise. DOMS is caused by inflammation that produces swelling within muscle cells (it’s not the lactic acid, folks!). Researcher Michael Rogers PhD, CSCS, head of the kinesiology …

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Dr. Phil Page

PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS, FACSM, Director of Clinical Education and Research at the Thera-Band Academy.

How can we prevent common football injuries?

We are pleased to reprint this article authored by Mitch Hauschildt for Webexercises. How can we prevent common football injuries? with Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS This month we are excited to feature Mitch Hauschildt in our blog to get some ideas on why and how we can help players preventing common football injuries. Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS serves …

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Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

Rehab Strategies for Whiplash Associative Disorder – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article we discussed Whiplash Associative Disorder and the implications that go along with the condition. Here we’ll discuss some ways you can address the complications and potential rehab strategies. SOME EXAMPLES OF EXERCISES USING VISUAL FEEDBACK: Below are some examples of potential exercises — you can also do these without visual feedback. The visual feedback just …

Genetic Factors in Rotator Cuff Pathology – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we began looking at genetic factors in rotator cuff pathology and the future implications for sports physical therapists. In Part 2, we explore the influence genetics may have on a person’s recovery after a rotator cuff tear. Do your genes predispose you to rotator cuff problems? Studies show that genetic and cellular markers may …

Dr. Travis Orth

PT, DPT, OCS