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

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

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

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 …

Are You an Outcomes Expert? Will You Be Attending the Clinical Outcomes Summit?

Clinical Outcomes Summit- Highlight Speaker: Daniel Lord, Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health Written by Selena Horner What do Apple, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Intuit have in common? An innovative healthcare delivery model. Daniel Lord, the Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health, assists these self-insured employers in providing health care on-site (or very near site). The Crossover Health vision changes a provider’s …

Dr. Daniel Lord

Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health

Patient Engagement Tips to Achieve “Triple Aim”

“If patient engagement were a drug, it would be the blockbuster drug of the century . . . and malpractice not to use it.” -Leonard Kish- Neuroscientist turned Healthcare entrepreneur Multiple studies have shown that patient engagement leads to better treatment outcomes, and it has been identified as a critical component for a successful treatment plan. For example, a study …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Sports Medicine Doctor, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

Inflammation:The Most Important Conversation You Should Be Having with Your Patients

nflammation – Definition and Explanation Inflammation is, in essence, the body’s first-line response to injury. Think of it as your body’s emergency flare—inflammation is a way for your body to protect itself from further injury and to recruit recovery materials to an injury sight. Swelling widens the pathways to speed the process up and causes short-term discomfort to limit the …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

A Better Seat Cushion Design for Patients with Back Pain

The GSeat product line was designed by the Gelco Group with a fresh perspective on car seat cushions for back pain. In 1999, there were only a few seat cushion options for the general consumer. The original designs were developed in conjunction with BMW Group Designworks USA and a U.S. bike seat manufacturer. They wanted to have a seat cushion that …

Dr. Mike Beebe

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS - Clinic Director

Understanding TRP Receptors and Musculoskeletal Pain

There are few things as important to your success as a clinician, as being able to effectively communicate to your patients why you’ve chosen a specific product, exercise, or therapy; how we think it works; and what they should expect. Their buy-in and belief is key to your ability to achieve a desired outcome. Below is some great info on …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Sequential Pulse Compression’s Effect on Hemoglobin Concentration

Below is an interesting study regarding the potential benefits of products providing Sequential Pulse Compression – such as the NormaTec PULSE 2.0 system – and their effects on the lower extremities when utilized as a recovery tool. Kelly A. Brock, Lindsey E. Eberman, Richard H. Laird IV, David J. Elmer and Kenneth E. Games Context: Several interventions are available to reduce …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education