Holiday Specials: Use your Professional Wholesale discount to give the gift of health

Here are some great ideas for Christmas gifts for your family or patients… Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvatSdePLQs The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility. Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness Improves range of motion Promotes circulation Accelerates warmup and recovery Lightweight, easy-to-use for …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

NormaTec: Research Validating Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression

NormaTec: Research Validating Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression The NormaTec Recovery Systems are dynamic compression devices designed for recovery and rehab. All of the systems use NormaTec’s patented PULSE technology to help athletes and patients recover faster between training, after performance and from injury. The NormaTec systems include a control unit and attachments that go on the legs, arms, or hips. …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM

Efficacy of high-frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for chronic low back pain: does hypersensitivity matter?

Preliminary Results from Quell Chronic Low Back Pain Study Presented at World Institute of Pain World Congress Preliminary results from a study of Quell® wearable pain relief in chronic low back pain were presented at the 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain in Dublin, Ireland. The study was conducted by Dr. Robert Jamison and his colleagues at …

Dr. Xuan Kong

Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist at Neurometrix

Help Patients Move Better with HyperIce Technology

Help Patients and Corporate Wellness Clients Move Better with Hyperice Relaxation and recovery are keys to a healthy, productive life. Now with some simple techniques – and using state-of-art- technology from Hyperice – you can help optimize your patients’ and wellness clients’ recovery and help improve their mobility – and you can do it efficiently, on a daily basis….even at …

Dr. Mike Flores

Dr. Mike Flores

DC, CCSP, BS

A Smarter, More Powerful Way to Address Chronic Pain

As part of our mission to improve health through technology, we’re happy to introduce Quell 2.0, our latest breakthrough for the treatment of chronic pain. Taking our FDA cleared, 100% drug-free neurotechnology to a new level, Quell 2.0 is smarter, more powerful and 50% smaller than our first generation Quell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuUUX8RA0rQ Since first launching Quell in 2015, over 170,000 people living …

National Physical Therapy Month – Treating Pain Takes Teamwork

The American population continues to be prescribed and misuse opioids at an alarming rate. This month the APTA will continue to raise awareness of physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative treatment to opioids for addressing chronic pain conditions via its award-winning #ChoosePT campaign. Here are some ideas to help you create awareness in your community about the powers …

Beyond Opioids: How Physical Therapy Can Transform Pain Management to Improve Health

APTA isn’t a newcomer to the opioid fight. The association’s involvement dates back to late 2015 and includes the #ChoosePT public awareness campaign. The white paper below is a comprehensive summary of the problem and APTA’s recommendations to address it. “Moving forward, the health care system must reexamine its approach to pain, including how causal factors are identified, what tools …

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 6

Over the last couple posts we’ve been discussing kinesiophobia (fear of movement) and how – if high levels of this are present on return to play – athletes are at greater risk for re-injury. We also discussed some movement patterns that we see in our athletes that are also highly associated with kinesiophobia. Specifically, those with a lateral shift and increased frontal …

Trent Nessler PT TheraBand ACL Kits

Dr. Trent Nessler

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

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

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