5 Natural Pain Relievers For You and Your Patients

There are a ton of superfoods to choose from when looking for ways to help your patients reduce chronic pain:  Ginger Turmeric White willow Valerian  These four top the lists of natural pain relievers, but you may be surprised to find Matcha can help ease away aches too. WHAT IS MATCHA? Matcha is a special type of green tea that …

Integrated Physical Medicine at Employer-Sponsored Health Clinics Improves Quality of Care at Reduced Cost

Lord, Daniel J. DC, CCSP; Wright, John R. MSc; Fung, Rebecca DPT; Lederhaus, Eric S. DPT; Taylor, Katie PhD; Watts, Sharon A. MA; Hagg, Heather K. PhD; Bravata, Dena M. MD, MS Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: May 2019, Volume 61, Issue 5, pp.382-390 Objective: The aim of the study was to evaluate clinical and economic outcomes associated with integrating physical medicine in employer-sponsored …

Dr. Daniel Lord

Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health

What Supplement Makes the Most Sense for a PT Clinic?

One Solution Would Be A Patented & Natural COX-2 Inhibitor!  Relief FIRST Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol As a former owner of four busy clinics that dealt exclusively with musculoskeletal injuries and a current formulator of nutritional products, I’m often asked by physical therapists if they should offer a nutritional supplement in their practice. My answer is if the supplement can …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Why Acute Injuries Turn Chronic and What You Can Do About It!

EndFlame Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol If there’s one condition healthcare professionals want to master, it’s how to prevent acute musculoskeletal injuries from turning chronic. Dr. Dixit, a professor at Yale University School of Medicine who does research on musculoskeletal inflammation, states the number one cause of chronic inflammation is the incorrect treatment of acute inflammation in musculoskeletal cases. As a …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Understand and Address Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern

Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set up a myriad of issues with back pain—in both thoracic and lumbar regions. Even with coaching and exercise, people still have difficulty changing posture because it’s a …

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Dr. Tony Mikla

DPT, MSPT, CSCS, XPS

It’s time to start thinking about Section 179 and ADA tax credits.

Want to learn more about write-offs for qualifying equipment? Section 179 Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE from your …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

2019 APTA Private Practice Section Annual Conference Recap

2019 PPS Annual Conference Recap The Premier Event Designed for Physical Therapy Business Management Thank you for stopping by the MeyerPT Booth during the 2019 PPS Annual Conference! However, if you weren’t in Orlando and didn’t get a chance to learn more about the innovative products and show specials we had on display… Here’s your chance… The PPS Annual Conference …

Adam Matisz

MeyerPT Sales Manager

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