Blood Flow Restriction Doppler Video – No Occlusion

The B STRONG System was created with safety and efficacy in mind. B Strong is specifically designed NOT TO OCCLUDE (stop) blood flow to the limb, making it the safest BFR system of its kind, and can be used anytime, anywhere, by anyone, to optimize overall fitness. The B STRONG System was created with safety and efficacy in mind. B …

Join Sports Section Gold Sponsor MeyerPT at the 2018 Team Concept Conference

Join Sports Section Gold Sponsor MeyerPT at the 2018 Team Concept Conference AASPT- Team Concept Conference 2018 November 29-December 1 Westgate Las Vegas Resort Las Vegas, Nevada Join MeyerPT and the AASPT for our flagship event, November 29 to December 1, at the Westgate Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, just one block off the famous Las Vegas Strip! Earn …

Sports Physical Therapy Section SPTS Association

Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS)

The second largest component member of the APTA.

FMT Files Episode One: Rock Pods

RockTape FMT Files Episode One- Rock Pods In this episode of the FMT (Functional Movement Techniques) files we’re keeping up with the Joneses and talking all things new. You asked for cupping so our team here at RockTape gave you cupping. You asked for flossing, so we gave you flossing. But what the heck are they and how do they …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Free Webinar with Kevin Wilk- Recent Advances in Shoulder Rehabilitation Protocols

  When: Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 pm ET DESCRIPTION: As a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 30 years, Dr. Kevin Wilk has performed post-op and preventative rehabilitation on some great athletes through his career, including: Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley, Derek Jeter, Drew Brees, HHH (Triple H), John Cena, Scottie Pippen, Tom Watson, Roger Clemens, Mariano Rivera, John …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Optimizing a Champion

International heavyweight boxer Fres Oquendo is gearing up in Orlando, Fla., for his next big fight. RockTape Instructor Danny Porcelli (@ddporcellidc) is prepping him to go stronger longer with RockTape, RockBlades, RockFloss, and more. Check out behind-the-scenes footage to see how we help a Pro Boxer prepare for a match. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1f0iYe_hQw For more info on products mentioned in this article …

Peripheral Nerve Series – Structure, Function, and Pathology of the Ulnar Nerve: What you need to know

Ulnar Nerve Injury The ulnar nerve is a mixed sensorimotor nerve that arises from the medial cord (C8-T1 nerve roots) of the brachial plexus and may also have contributions from the C7 nerve root. It passes down the anteromedial aspect of arm lateral to the brachial artery piercing the medial intermuscular septum as it courses from the anterior to the …

Rafael Escamilla PT

Dr. Rafael Escamilla

PhD, PT, CSCS, FACSM

Plank Challenge: Good idea for patients?

Dr. Stuart McGill, former spine researcher at the University of Waterloo for 30 years, says there is “no utility to this kind of activity other than claiming a record.” Instead, patients should focus on holding the position for shorter intervals and do more reps. Dr. McGill believes that for a healthy spine, you should be practicing the “Big 3” daily …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 5

Last post we discussed the correlation of kinesiophobia (fear of movement) to shift of weight over to the non-involved limb. Noehren et al Am J Sports Med 2018 highlighted this in a recent study that showed how athletes unload the involved limb during bilateral jumping tasks. As stated in our previous blog post, we discussed how we see a similar pattern …

Trent Nessler PT TheraBand ACL Kits

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

Recorded Webinar: Elite Athletes to the Everyday Patient: Treatment and Manual Therapy Tips from World Surf League Medical Director Dr. Tim Brown

From Elite Athletes to the Everyday Patient/Client Treatment and Training Tips from World Surf League Medical Director Dr. Tim Brown When: Thursday, September 20, 2:00 pm ET DESCRIPTION: Original Medical Director of the Pro Beach Volleyball Tour (AVP) and the current Co-Medical Director of the Pro Surf Tour (ASP/WSL) Dr. Tim Brown will discuss tips, tools and what he’s learned …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Co-Medical Director for the World Surf League (formerly the ASP)

Avoid patient drop-outs, maximize treatment results

Patients have better results when they stick to their care plans and complement their in-office care with a home exercise program. Unfortunately, many patients miss appointments, don’t follow their HEP or even drop out of care altogether. These patients will likely be frustrated with their results. They may start to question the value of your care, and they will probably …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA