Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain

Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain Robert Topp, Kara Solem, Jena Etnoyer-Slaski, and Barton Bishop Journal of Performance Health Research Volume 1, Issue 2. Pages 40–47DOI: 10.25036/jphr.2017.1.2.topp.2 © 2017 Performance Health www.performancehealthresearch.com OBSERVATIONAL COHORT Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine whether patients with …

Dr Barton Bishop Sports and Spine Therapy

Dr. Barton N. Bishop

PT, DPT, SCS, TPI CGFI-MP2, CSCS

Choosing the right probiotic: Is more always better?

If you’re looking for the ideal probiotic dietary supplement for yourself or your patients, you’ve probably noticed the broad array of brands and ingredients available, in forms that include capsules, powders and liquids. Trying to make direct comparisons between them can be confusing unless you know what to look for. Let’s examine some key factors that can help you make …

Dr. Jason Mitchell

N.D. and CEO of Probulin®

Talking with Patients About the Benefits of Topical Analgesics

In many cases, the best thing you can do to help a patient recover from a musculoskeletal-related injury, or decrease the likelihood of an injury occurring in the first place, is to get the patient moving and condition proper biomechanics. Topical analgesics are a great way to slightly reduce the pain signal so your patients can make it through their …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

8 Tips to Help You Enjoy your Labor Day BBQ

Holidays are all about taking a break, relaxing and enjoying friends, family and food. But you can still have fun without sacrificing your healthy habits or the hard work you’ve put in to get in shape. It’s not easy when you’re surrounded by great snacks and deserts. But making healthy choices will affect more than just your waistline. High sugar …

Lori Harrison

WBC Corporate Fitness Manager

New Research Shows Leafy Greens May Help Patients Maintain Mobility

A recent study conducted by Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus, published in May in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences(please link https://academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/gerona/glz108/5485918?redirectedFrom=fulltext), observed the association between biomarkers of vitamin K and mobility disability, which includes Osteoarthritis and Cardiovascular Disease. The study found that older adults with lower levels of vitamin K were increasingly prone to developing conditions that impacted their freedom …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Damian Lillard and The Science Behind Biofreeze

Whether it’s the dull throb of overworked muscles or the soreness of aching joints, pain effects millions of patients every day. Many of those people could be YOUR current or future patients. They probably have questions about their course of treatment and may want to know why you use Biofreeze Pain Reliever. You know the product works; but the video …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

NormaTec Clinical Case Study

Arkfeld Clinic in Michigan focuses on enhancing neurological performance of the brain and spine. They offer a variety of therapies, including those found in professional sports medicine departments, to relieve pain, empower movement, and balance the nervous system. In addition to patients with chronic pain, musculoskeletal injuries, and stress and anxiety, Arkfeld Clinic treats a broad range of student athletes. …

Why Royal families used Matcha Green Tea to help with fasting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=707&v=S5W1XBf8d-I Matcha Tea Health Benefits: Assists in Weight Loss, boosting calorie and fat burning. 130 times the antioxidants of brewed green tea. ORAC antioxidant score of 1,573 – a very high level, even compared to goji berries (253), dark chocolate (227); pomegranate (105); wild blueberries (93); acai berries (60); and broccoli (31). High in chlorophyll. High in L-Theanine, which reduces …

Thomas DeLauer

Nutrition and Business Performance Coach

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