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

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)

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 3

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 3 In this series we’ve been talking about kinesiophobia (fear of movement) and specifically how this is related to an increase in re-injury risk with athletes returning to play. In the last post, we provided a case study with an athlete who was being assessed for return to sport-specific testing. 19 …

Trent Nessler PT TheraBand ACL Kits

Dr. Trent Nessler

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

The Pain-Mitigated Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid to Better Manage Pain

Hippocrates advised his patients to let their food be their medicine. Increasingly, modern society is recognizing that there are “health foods” and “junk foods.” In discussing what pain patients should eat, clinicians should first recognize that there are two main strategies. First, there is general healthful eating. This is the sort of diet everyone should adhere to at least most …