10 Inventive Ways of Using Orficast Thermoplastic Roll

It is well-known that Orficast and Orficast More are great for making all types of orthoses for fingers, thumbs, and hands. But did you know that you can also use Orficast for non-orthotic use in many creative ways? Here are just a few ideas to get you started . . . Orficast is a unique thermoformable thermoplastic material on a roll. It offers extreme …

Products That Enhance Your Body’s Ability to Heal

WHERE BODY AND MIND ALIGN Our suite of products is designed to be used in conjunction with each other so that you can move better, feel better and sleep better… PROPER WEIGHTED BLANKET NATURAL HEALTH REMEDY. The Proper Weighted Blanket is a comfortable solution for relaxation and sleep. The Proper Weighted Blanket offers an all-natural feeling that can simulate the …

Dr. Rick Loos

DC, founder of Proper Pillow

What is BFR or Blood Flow Restriction Training?

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves wrapping an elastic band or cuff around your limbs to partially block blood flow during a workout. The technique has been growing in popularity among bodybuilders in recent years and new research suggests that it may have potential to enhance endurance and assist in injury rehabilitation. Proper education and effective application for efficacy and …

Ed Le Cara RockTape Master Instructor

Dr. Ed Le Cara

DC, PhD, MBA, ATC, CSCS, Board Certified in Rehabilitation, Board Certified in Sports Medicine

First Responders Performance Optimization Program

First Responders Performance Optimization HyperIce has recently announced a first-of-its-kind, technology-based performance optimization program for firefighters! This is a very meaningful initiative for us as we advance our mission to help firefighters, first responders, and special ops teams enhance their performance, health, and longevity. To expand our firefighter specific methodology, we’ve partnered with RULK, a leading functional training specialist known …

Star Sage

Manager, Marketing and Client Relations for HyperIce

Revolutionary High-Speed Vibration Device Created by a Doctor

“Bottom line is I want to help people live a better, fuller life. And without question, the Rapid Release Pro2 is uniquely qualified to help deliver that.” —   Dr. Stanley Stanbridge, Inventor, President A practicing Chiropractor since 1978, Dr. Stanbridge has focused on pain and relieving suffering in a non-surgical, holistic way. In 2000, Dr. Stanbridge introduced the use of powerful LED …

Dr. Stanley Stanbridge

Inventor, President of Rapid Release Technologies

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

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 …