Q: What do Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley and Triple H all have in common?

A: They’ve all worked with Kevin Wilk when rehabbing from an injury. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=10u4KRDBKeE Stay tuned for Dr. Wilk’s upcoming FREE webinar: “Recent Advances in Shoulder Rehabilitation Protocols.” In this FREE webinar for MeyerPT customers, Dr. Wilk will discuss: Key Shoulder Rehabilitation Principles Normalizing Shoulder Mobility Functional Scapular Base Neuromuscular Control and Dynamic Stability Multi-Phased Rehabilitation Program Don’t miss this webinar! …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Scoliosis & SI Joint Pain Effectively Treated with a Sacroiliac Belt

Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction results in inflammation of the SI joint and can be debilitating. Scoliosis can trigger sacroiliac dysfunction because the weight of the body is shifted to one side, stressing the pelvic joints. This is particularly common with adult scoliosis. There are two major ligaments holding each SI together – the iliolumbar and sacroiliac ligaments. The iliolumbar ligament …

Effects of Biofreeze vs Ice on Acute, Non-Complicated Neck Pain

Bart Bishop, Dr. Jay Greenstein, Robert Topp doi: 10.1016/j.clch.2011.09.015 Volume 14, Issue 4, December 2011, Pages 153-154 Background: Cryotherapy has long been used by physical therapists and chiropractors in the management of acute pain and more recently it has been shown to effectively manage chronic pain. Multiple studies have demonstrated that both ice and menthol decrease blood flow and help …

Dr Barton Bishop Sports and Spine Therapy

Dr. Barton N. Bishop

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

A Closer Look at De Quervain’s Syndrome and Orthotic Management

Hinged long opponens orthosis for De Quervain tendovaginitis The most common complaint in patients diagnosed with De Quervain’s Syndrome is radial sided wrist pain and tenderness, in the area of the first dorsal compartment of the extensor retinaculum. This compartment contains the Extensor Pollicis Brevis (EPB) and Abductor Pollicis Longus (APL) tendons. In this syndrome, hypertrophy of the retinaculum and …

Choosing the Right Enzymes for Your Patients

Practitioners often ask us, “What should I look for when choosing enzyme products for my practice?” This blog aims to succinctly answer that question, but first encourages you to identify the concerns you most frequently encounter. Are your clients concerned with gut health and digestive challenges? Or are they concerned with maintaining heart health, cognitive function, or something different altogether? The answers to these …

Dr. Michael Murray

Chief Science Officer

Thermotex Infrared Therapy Is Remarkably Effective

Infrared products are unique: Their gentle heat doesn’t burn or dehydrate, and The infrared penetrates 2.36 inches, targeting pain and inflammation where it originates. This deep penetration offers a therapeutic advantage over and above traditional heat pads that have shallow penetration. The soft heat acts to increase the flexibility of collagen tissue, reduce inflammation, decrease joint stiffness, relieve muscle spasms, …

The Importance of Equipment Annual Safety Checks and Calibrations

Has this ever happened to you: You’re working with a patient, and as you go to use a piece of equipment you notice that it doesn’t seem to work quite right. This is not only embarrassing for you as a professional running a business, but it can be a potentially dangerous scenario for both you and the patient. Having annual …

Eric Gogolek

Equipment Sales Manager

7 Important 2019 Health Hacks for You and Your Patients

Here are 7 tips from Tom Bilyeu’s guests featured in the YouTube video below I think we should all prioritize in our lives and communicate to our patients and clients. Tom is best known as a co-founder of Quest Nutrition, the second fastest-growing private company in North America on the Inc. 5000 for 2014. Spend some time listening to this …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

One Big Mistake to Avoid When Starting Your Practice

I was at CSM recently, and while I was there the most common question I got from young PT’s was: “How much should I pay in rent when I am sub-leasing a space.” So this week I wanted to take a minute to talk about a big mistake I see new practitioners make when starting out: Paying rent based on …

Dr. Danny Matta

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS; founder and owner of Athletes' Potential; Director of MobilityWOD Tactical; Creator of The PT Entrepreneur Podcast

CSM 2019 Recap Part 3 – The PT Profession’s Biggest Fan

Physical Therapists . . . You’ve got no bigger fan than the Surgeon General APTA’s 2019 Combined Sections Meeting Week began in DC with a visit from the U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, who spoke to association leaders about opportunities to improve public health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6KMAWkht2Q U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams tweeted . . . Excited to …