A Case Study for Treating Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy

The patient was a 60-year old female who developed acute onset of pain related to Achilles (Calcaneal) tendinopathy on her right side. She had a surgical repair of the left Achilles approximately 10 years ago, which was deemed successful, but necessitated a 6-month period of post-surgical rehabilitation with a complete arrest of all forms of physical activity. She was asymptomatic …

Dr. John Dang

DC, GTS, MSc

Understand and Address Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern

Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set up a myriad of issues with back pain—in both thoracic and lumbar regions. Even with coaching and exercise, people still have difficulty changing posture because it’s a …

RockTape Tony Mikla PT

Dr. Tony Mikla

DPT, MSPT, CSCS, XPS

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

National Physical Therapy Month: Help Raise Awareness for PT

October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM), an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Get involved and urge people to choose physical therapy (#ChoosePT) to improve mobility, manage pain and other chronic conditions, recover from injury, and prevent future injury and chronic disease. What you can do: Share resources from APTA’s official consumer information website, ChoosePT.com, which will be …

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

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

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

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

Movement Assisted Taping Integration Course

November 15–17, 2019 San Diego, California The 3-day DNS Taping Integration Course is designed to introduce the concepts and principles of DNS as well as integrate taping/bracing strategies to facilitate and enhance assessment, treatment, training, and movement of the athlete. Come and join us for this unique and innovative course designed to focus on application and interaction in order to …

Steven Capobianco

Dr. Steven Capobianco

Medical Director for RockTape

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