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Before There Were Antibiotics, There Was Silver

Clinical Applications of Bioactive Forms of Silver Hydrosol A review of the safety, efficacy, and practice implications for healthcare professionals Authors:        Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO Karolyn A. Gazella Before there were antibiotics, there was silver The antimicrobial and wound healing effects of silver have been embraced for more than 2,000 years. Silver has a rich history of being used by …

UC-Berkley Study Shows Significant Potential for Reducing Age-Related Muscle Loss

Muscle loss represents one of the most important causes of functional decline and loss of independence in older adults. Age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) is commonly observed in many older adults and is also characterized by a decrease in the rate of muscle protein synthesis. In addition, low muscle mass is associated with fall-related injuries, which can be devastating to adults …

Carli Lloyd

Professional Soccer Player

10 Inventive Ways of Using Orficast Thermoplastic Roll

It is well-known that Orficast and Orficast More are great for making all types of orthoses for fingers, thumbs, and hands. But did you know that you can also use Orficast for non-orthotic use in many creative ways? Here are just a few ideas to get you started . . . Orficast is a unique thermoformable thermoplastic material on a roll. It offers extreme …

7 Studies Showing Green Tea Will Help Your Patients Burn Fat

7 Studies Showing Green Tea Will Help Your Patients Burn Fat Want to know more about how green tea could improve your patients’ health and help burn fat? Check out these 7 studies to see how. Caffeine Caffeine is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor; a phosphodiesterase inhibitor prevents the inactivation of the intracellular second messengers cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). cAMP activates hormone …

Thomas DeLauer

Nutrition and Business Performance Coach

Products That Enhance Your Body’s Ability to Heal

WHERE BODY AND MIND ALIGN Our suite of products is designed to be used in conjunction with each other so that you can move better, feel better and sleep better… PROPER WEIGHTED BLANKET NATURAL HEALTH REMEDY. The Proper Weighted Blanket is a comfortable solution for relaxation and sleep. The Proper Weighted Blanket offers an all-natural feeling that can simulate the …

Dr. Rick Loos

DC, founder of Proper Pillow

What is BFR or Blood Flow Restriction Training?

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves wrapping an elastic band or cuff around your limbs to partially block blood flow during a workout. The technique has been growing in popularity among bodybuilders in recent years and new research suggests that it may have potential to enhance endurance and assist in injury rehabilitation. Proper education and effective application for efficacy and …

Ed Le Cara RockTape Master Instructor

Dr. Ed Le Cara

DC, PhD, MBA, ATC, CSCS, Board Certified in Rehabilitation, Board Certified in Sports Medicine

Optimizing Your Website for Free Traffic

There are only two types of traffic that visit your website: Organic (free) or Ads (paid) Why is traffic to your website so important? New surveys show that over 75% of your patients will visit your website before scheduling an appointment in your practice. With a majority of your future patients visiting your site before scheduling their appointment, your website …

Dr. Jeff Langmaid

Author, Speaker, Founder

Multiple Treatment Options for High-Speed Vibration Therapy

High-speed vibration therapy has been around for years, and the Rapid Release device was one of the original innovators of hand-held vibration therapy to improve function and reduce pain. At 10,000 RPMs . . . the Rapid Release Pro2 is the go-to soft-tissue device for Health and Fitness professionals who treat some of the best athletes in the world. Learn …

Dr. Matt Gloyd

DPT, Founder of PT3

National Physical Therapy Month: Help Raise Awareness for PT

October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM), an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Get involved and urge people to choose physical therapy (#ChoosePT) to improve mobility, manage pain and other chronic conditions, recover from injury, and prevent future injury and chronic disease. What you can do: Share resources from APTA’s official consumer information website, ChoosePT.com, which will be …

Myths Around Hydration, Dehydration, and Common Electrolyte Formulas

In this video, I dispel common myths of hydration and dehydration. Those states are sometimes misunderstood by our patients. Hydration should not just be defined by simply having plenty of water or not enough. I discuss water’s function in the body, not just its presence. I also explain how electrolytes help in this process so that you can perform at …