SPTS Team Concept Conference Recap

In case you missed the Sports Physical Therapy Section’s 2017 “The Power of Innovation” Team Concept Conference in Las Vegas this past December, he’s a brief photo recap of some of the highlights… At the MeyerPT booth, former SPTS president and MeyerPT Educational Advisory Board member Dr. Kevin Wilk discusses Proprioceptive and Neuromuscular Exercises for the ACL Patient. Kevin Wilk …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

What Makes a Good Leader: 5 Components of Emotional Intelligence

Whether you’re a clinic owner, team leader or you’re looking to move up within your organization, leadership is an indispensable skill – and emotional intelligence is a key component. In fact, it’s estimated that 80% of the best leaders have the five emotional intelligence qualities discussed below. But why is emotional intelligence so important? Because research confirms that leaders with …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

Movement Starts at the Ground: The Importance of Proper Foot Mechanics

Your feet are the very foundation of your body’s mobility. Without proper foot function, the body’s balance and sense of movement are negatively affected and this can have a profound influence on your overall body mechanics and performance. Your feet have many roles: They support your weight, allowing you to stand upright. They propel you forward and stop you from …

Brian Bachelder

Dr. Brian Bachelder

PhD in Biomechanics, Director of Sports Medicine, Sport Medicine provider, and Injury Prevention and Movement Performance Specialist

Study Review: Effects of Exercise on Posture and Chest Function

Effect of Exercise on Flexed Posture and Chest Function The Study: Effect of thorax correction exercises on flexed posture and chest function in older women with age-related hyperkyphosis  The Facts: The authors looked at the effect of exercises on the hyperkyphosis and chest function in older women. All subjects were over 65 years of age. 41 women were divided into …

Dr. Mark Payne

Doctor of Chiropractic, Founder and President Matlin Mfg Inc., Publisher and Editor in Chief of ScienceInBrief.com

A Revolutionary Multi-Modality Rehabilitation System

Game Ready® has just introduced the Med4 Elite™, a breakthrough multi-modality recovery device. Its innovative design integrates Iceless Cold, Heat, Rapid Contrast, and Active Compression therapies like never before – delivering comprehensive, flexible, convenient, and proven treatment options for different users, injuries, surgeries, and diverse stages of rehabilitation. With the Med4 Elite, healthcare professionals and athletic trainers now have a …

Dr. Joe Kanefsky

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

The Power of Innovation- Don’t miss the 2017 Team Concept Conference

Make sure to stop by the MeyerPT booth to check out the Breakout sessions below: Fri 12/1 9:55 – 10:35 am Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA Rehab Protocols Sat 12/2 9:50 – 10:30 am Sue Falsone, PT, ATC, CSCS, COMT Dry Needling Facts 2017 TCC AGENDA Thursday, November 30, 2017 Session I: Performance Enhancement for the Athlete and The Science …

Sports Physical Therapy Section SPTS Association

Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS)

The second largest component member of the APTA.

Innovative Lateral Stability Trainer for All Fitness and Rehab Levels

SCIFIT® Latitude™ Lateral Stability Trainer The SCIFIT Latitude Lateral Stability Trainer uses an innovative motion to help people of all fitness levels build the muscles – and the confidence – they need to stay active, and it does so in an easy-to-use, engaging way. The Latitude machine allows users to exercise in a recumbent position and it strengthens stabilization muscles …

Andy Baxter

MES, PRCS

The Pentamodal Approach to Dry Needling

Are you looking to host a Dry Needling Course? If you are located in a state where PTs can legally perform Dry Needling and you’d like to host a Structure and Function Dry Needling course, please email Dr. John Pecora at Jpecoradc@wbcgp.com Also, as a MeyerPT customer, you get exclusive course and product discounts and access to Sue Falsone and …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

The kiio Sensor; A New Innovation For Assessment of Muscle Function

Reliability, Responsiveness, and Criterion Validity of the Kiio Sensor, a New Tool for Assessment of Muscle Function Patrick Grabowski, MPT, PhD; Michelle Narveson, DPT; Stephen Siegle, DPT INTRODUCTION Musculoskeletal injuries are a leading cause of disability in the general population and U.S. military, resulting in enormous direct and indirect costs. Prerequisite to any program of injury management, from prevention to …

APTA CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES – Neck Pain: Revision 2017

Clinical Practice Guidelines Linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health From the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Authors: Peter R. Blanpied, PT, PhD; Anita R. Gross, PT, MSc; James M. Elliott, PT, PhD; Laurie Lee Devaney, PT, MSc; Derek Clewley, DPT; David M. Walton, PT, PhD; Cheryl Sparks, PT, PhD; Eric K. Robertson, PT, DPT REVIEWERS: Roy D. Altman, MD; Paul Beattie, PT, PhD; Eugene Boeglin, DPT; Joshua A. Cleland, PT, PhD; John D. Childs, PT, PhD; John DeWitt, DPT; Timothy W. Flynn, PT, …

Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy JOSPT

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

JOSPT publishes scientifically rigorous, clinically relevant content for physical therapists and others in the health care community to advance musculoskeletal and sports-related practice.