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The Throwers Ten Program Part 2 – 5-minute Warm-Up

In Part 1, we discussed the Thrower’s Ten Program and provided a video that walks you through the program with your patients and athletes. In Part 2, we’ll go through a warm-up for your over-head athletes/patients. The Thrower’s Ten Program has been shown to address the three most significant causes of shoulder and elbow problems in throwing: decreased arm strength, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Exercise Progression for Posture Month

May Is Posture Month Due to excessive usage of smartphones and tablets, forward head posture seems to have become a major health issue. Use Posture Month as an opportunity to educate your patients on the importance of good posture. You can also utilize our posture challenge to give them a kick-start for a life with more exercise and better posture. …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

Scientifically Engineered Knee-Bracing Innovations

Advanced Orthopaedics has created scientifically engineered new innovations to enhance and accelerate the healing process while supporting the body and reducing recovery time. Each brace is carefully designed to protect the body while providing superior comfort and support. Advanced Orthopaedics’ product line offers a new level of detail in design, form, function, and fit using advance materials and today’s best …

Nick Malkin

MeyerPT National Account Manager

Randomized Clinical Trial: Dry Needling vs Cortisone Injection in the Treatment of Greater Trochanteric Pain

Here’s another study which discusses the benefits and potential applications of Dry Needling. Dry Needling vs Cortisone Injection in the Treatment of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome: A Noninferiority Randomized Clinical Trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Apr;47(4):232-239 doi: 10.2519/jospt.2017.6994. Epub 2017 Mar 3. Brennan KL, Allen BC, Maldonado YM Abstract Study Design: Prospective, randomized, partially blinded. Background: Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Answer to a Common Patient Resolution for Better Health

Even though it’s a few months into the new year, it’s never too late to make and keep health-related resolutions. Inevitably, for some of us and for some of your patients, that means weight loss, which also means you are bound to be getting questions about weight loss solutions and products. This might seem a little too apparent but helping …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

Breathing Techniques to Deliver More Oxygen to Muscles

Experiments in the Art of Breath The Bohr Effect was first described by Danish physiologist Christian Bohr in 1904. In very simple terms it says that if one takes in enough carbon dioxide, oxygen can be used more effectively throughout the body. Bohr discovered that your blood, or more specifically your hemoglobin’s ability to bind oxygen is inversely related to acidity and …

Brian Mackenzie

Founder & Creative Director at Power Speed Endurance, Co-Founder of SportsFuel, Co-Founder XPT Life

Treatment of the Shoulder and Knee: What They Don’t Teach You in School – New Edition

Instructional Level: Intermediate with lecture and lab both days CE: Shoulder and Knee – ProCert approved for 17 CCUs, NYSED board approved for 15 CEs Shoulder or Knee – ProCert approved for 8.5 CCUs, NYSED for 7.5 CE Course Description:   This course addresses one of the most critical opportunities that you face as a clinician. According to information from the National Center for Health Statistics, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Recent Research Connecting the Gut and Multi-System Health

More and more clinical studies are making the connection between the balance of bacteria in the gut to issues that may not seem immediately related, such as cognitive health, digestive support, immune support, and even behavioral issues. Even mainstream pundits and practitioners who have traditionally been wary of implementing supplements as part of their protocols are touting the benefits of …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

When is the right time for Proteolytic Enzymes?

Technically speaking, the terms “proteolytic enzyme” and “protease” are interchangeable – they are protein digesting enzymes, and different classes of both can perform similar reactions by utilizing different catalytic mechanisms. More specifically, however, proteolytic enzymes are an industry term typically designating a class of enzyme compounds with a focus on an inflammation-support faculty. Typically taken on an empty stomach, these highly …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance – Part 5

Part 4 of this series from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance continued an exploration of the first segments of an organizational system to care for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, and Somatosensory Control, then moving from clinical to the functional and performance related segments. In this post, we’ll conclude the topic of PERFORMANCE – SEGMENTS …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US