Physical Therapy Trends- Value Based Retailing Part 2

In Part 1 of this series on Physical Therapy Trends, we touched on the subject of Value Based Retailing. Here in Part 2 we’ll walk through a few more important topics in the Health and Fitness space, offer solutions to help you address challenges with your patients, and highlight effective products that many PTs are successfully retailing in their clinics. Keto …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

The History of Matcha Tea

The Path of Zen Over 800 years ago, a young Buddhist priest by the name Myōan Eisai left his native Japan on a spiritual journey for greater awareness and knowledge. Eisai returned to Japan with a new found philosophy called “Chan” and some unique tea seeds. Using the Chan philosophy, Myōan Eisai created the Rinzai School of Zen Buddhism in Japan and …

Thomas DeLauer

Nutrition and Business Performance Coach

Activate the Endocannabinoid system with PEA

Activate the Endocannabinoid system with PEA to calm excited nerves and soothe physiological stress Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an extensively researched natural ingredient for important neuroprotective actions.*(4) This ingredient has been utilized for decades and is available in dietary supplements an option for the onset of physiological stress.* PEA is an endogenous fatty acid amide that belongs to the family of …

Dr. Michael Murray

Chief Science Officer

6 Components Necessary for a Successful Clinic

Training PTAs and clinical staff to provide the best patient outcome and experience has always been my focus and passion as a practice consultant. So far in this series, I have covered administrative excellence, outstanding customer service, and educating and closing the patient as key tenants of this training, but there is still much more to learn. Throughout the past …

Lori Allen

Featured Presenter and Educator

Do You Ice an injury? Should you?

No matter what conflicting reports or headlines you’ve come across in the last few years telling you “NOT TO ICE” . . . the truth is there’s no definitive research that supports completely discontinuing the use of localized cryotherapy with your patients or athletes. There are definitely some claims that have been made over the years with regards to ice’s …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Are you a Leader…or a Follower?

Here is the reality . . . growth actually comes through our experience of being both a leader and a follower. It’s like the two sides of a coin. We readily think of mentoring others for leadership, but why can’t we also model how to be a good follower? Last year, while traveling abroad, I came across an olive-wood carving …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

2019 Physical Therapy Trends: Value-Based Retailing

On the subject of trends in the Physical Therapy space, one important topic is the idea of “value-based” retailing. There’s a lot to unpack here, so we’ll just touch on a few key points . . . PT Changes Lives. We’re all aware of the infinite value we provide to our patients on a daily basis with our treatment protocols …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Choosing the Right Enzymes for Your Patients

Practitioners often ask us, “What should I look for when choosing enzyme products for my practice?” This blog aims to succinctly answer that question, but first encourages you to identify the concerns you most frequently encounter. Are your clients concerned with gut health and digestive challenges? Or are they concerned with maintaining heart health, cognitive function, or something different altogether? The answers to these …

Dr. Michael Murray

Chief Science Officer

6 Tips for Securing Hook-and-Loop Straps in Orthotic Fabrication

How to firmly secure hook-and-loop strapping to an orthosis? An important aspect of any orthosis is the strapping used to attach the orthosis to the patient’s extremity. Clinicians generally use hook-and-loop straps, often referred to by the trademarked name “Velcro”. These consist of two components: one featuring tiny hooks, the second featuring smaller loops. When the two are pressed together …

Exercise Series for Enhanced Dynamic Shoulder Control

EXERCISE SERIES FOR ENHANCED DYNAMIC SHOULDER CONTROL IN THE OVERHEAD THROWING ATHLETE Kevin E. Wilk, DPT, PT I AJ. Yenchak, DPT, PT, CSCS, I Christopher A. ArrigoI James R. Andrews, M.D THE THROWER’S TEN PROGRAM Why should your overhead athletes use the Thrower’s Ten Program? The answer is very simple…Because it works! This comprehensive program encompasses exercises for the entire …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA