Research Brief from a DPT on the benefits of Low Level Laser Therapy

Research Report on the Willow Curve Background: Tiziano Marovino, DPT, MPH, DAIPM, is senior vice president of Health Strategy and Innovation at the Biogenesis Group, a disease management and senior human performance research center in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where he performs clinical research in health economics, measurement studies, and population health. He is an adjunct faculty member at the College of …

Dr. Marovino

Dr. Tiziano Marovino

DPT, MPH, DAIPM

The Scientific Aspects of Smart Laser Technology

“Smart Laser” is newly developed advanced medical technology. This technology is designed to treat musculoskeletal pain and resides in a category termed low-level laser therapy (LLLT). It is a three-module medical device. Module I has digital sensory capture features that capture data at and below the skin surface. Module I transmits captured sensory data to Module II consisting of a …

Dr. Ronald S. Shapiro

MD, PHD, FACP, Medical Director for The Willow Curve

Human Inspired, Technology Driven: Game Ready Portable GRPro® 2.1 Cold and Compression System

Game Ready® re-engineers recovery with leading technologies inspired by human endeavor – all designed to get people back to being their best after injury or surgery. Thousands of patients, elite athletes, athletic trainers, pro teams in every sport, special military forces, and the world’s foremost orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine doctors, and physical therapists choose Game Ready for our commitment to …

Dr. Joe Kanefsky

PhD, ATC, CSCS, Vice President of Sales, U.S., CoolSystems, Inc.

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 …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

3 Exercises for Lower Extremity Balance, Stability and Control

Whether you’re training high level athletes, rehabbing a knee, ankle or hip injury, or working with an elderly client who’s trying to maintain balance during daily activities, balance trainers are essential tools to have in any clinic or gym. Standing on an unstable surface that challenges multi-directional instability has been proven to increase proprioceptive awareness of the muscles surrounding joints, …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Comparison of vibration rolling, nonvibration rolling, and static stretching

Comparison of vibration rolling, nonvibration rolling, and static stretching as a warm-up exercise on flexibility, joint proprioception, muscle strength, and balance in young adults Chia-Lun Lee, I-Hua Chu, Bo-Jhang Lyu, Wen-Dien Chang & Nai-Jen Chang Journal of Sports Sciences, 2018 ABSTRACT Warm-up is an essential component for optimizing performance before an exercise session. This study investigated that the immediate effects …

Dr. Mike Flores

Dr. Mike Flores

DC, CCSP, BS

Help Patients get Healthy and Fit…and promote your business at the same time

Some of the best exercises you can incorporate into patient rehab routines require simple little pieces of equipment (which can often challenge even the fittest among us). Exercise bands are a great example of a low cost, low-tech tool to help your clients create stability and strength while improving overall fitness – without having to lift heavy weights or put …

Kelly Eterovich

National Account Manager, ELIVATE Fitness

How do you find high quality Treatment tables and accessories that are right for you and your patients?

No matter what you’re looking for or what you questions you have about your next treatment table… features quality dimensions color or size options pricing other comparable products …your MeyerPT personal Account Manager can answer those questions and help you get the table that’s right for you and your patients. Below you’ll see just a few of the many tables …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Tack and Floss with Dr. Kelly Starrett

Dr. Kelly Starrett discusses how to use a Tack and Floss technique to address and adjust sensitivity and specificity while using the TimTam high-power, high-velocity percussion massager, in attempts to restore blood flow, improve tissue movement and increase range of motion. Delivering over 2,000 strokes per minute, the TimTam Power Massager™ helps break down knots, increase blood flow, and release …

Fun Early Phase ACL and Total Knee Rehab Progressions

Early Phase ACL and TKE Progressions Utilizing the Motion Guidance™ Laser Pointer Visual Feedback Tool This quick blog post will discuss some options for early rehab utilizing visual feedback with a knee patient. This may apply to post-operative ACL rehab or Total Knee rehab, or any patient needing to lock in some early-on skills such as terminal knee extension range of motion or …