The Throwers Ten Program Part 2 – 5-minute Warm-Up

In Part 1, we discussed the Thrower’s Ten Program and provided a video that walks you through the program with your patients and athletes. In Part 2, we’ll go through a warm-up for your over-head athletes/patients. The Thrower’s Ten Program has been shown to address the three most significant causes of shoulder and elbow problems in throwing: decreased arm strength, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Treatment of the Shoulder and Knee: What They Don’t Teach You in School – New Edition

Instructional Level: Intermediate with lecture and lab both days CE: Shoulder and Knee – ProCert approved for 17 CCUs, NYSED board approved for 15 CEs Shoulder or Knee – ProCert approved for 8.5 CCUs, NYSED for 7.5 CE Course Description:   This course addresses one of the most critical opportunities that you face as a clinician. According to information from the National Center for Health Statistics, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance – Part 5

Part 4 of this series from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance continued an exploration of the first segments of an organizational system to care for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, and Somatosensory Control, then moving from clinical to the functional and performance related segments. In this post, we’ll conclude the topic of PERFORMANCE – SEGMENTS …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Foam Rolling – Why, When and How?

Benefits of foam rolling for self-myofascial release Self-myofascial release (SMR) is a self-massage technique you can apply to release muscle tightness or trigger points. It can be performed with various tools, the foam roller being one of the most popular. Using a foam roller can help increase blood flow (and thus decrease recovery time) and increase range of motion, especially …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

From Rehab to Performance, Part 4

Earlier installments of this series of posts from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance touched on the first segments of an organizational system for caring for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, Somatosensory Control. Here in Part 4, we’ll move from the clinical to the functional and performance related segments. Fundamental Performance As we start to look …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

The Importance of Equipment Annual Safety Checks and Calibrations

Has this ever happened to you: You’re working with a patient, and as you go to use a piece of equipment you notice that it doesn’t seem to work quite right. This is not only embarrassing for you as a professional running a business, but it can be a potentially dangerous scenario for both you and the patient. Having annual …

Eric Gogolek

Equipment Sales Manager

Professional Grade Natural Cleanse to Gently Eliminate Toxins

GREENS FIRST PRO AM/PM Full Body Cleanse Advanced Herbal Detox & Easy Elimination Fiber Support* Benefits: This easy-to-use, advanced cleanse works in harmony with your body’s natural metabolism to help eliminate waste and toxins and relieve occasional bloating and constipation. Supports cleansing of toxins and waste from the intestinal tract*. Promotes digestive wellness*. Contains organic herbs and fibers*. Promotes healthy …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Understanding and Preventing Age-Related Muscle Loss- Part 1

Shortly after age 50, the rate at which a person loses muscle mass begins to accelerate. Figure 1 is a graphical representation of the average number of quadriceps muscle fibers present in adults aged 18 to 82. Looking at the center of the graph, it is clear that the number of muscle fibers remains stable until around age 50. After …

Bridging the Gap from Rehab- Part 3- Psychomotor Control

In the last post we discussed the concept of the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment as it relates to Bridging the Gap. In this post we’ll touch on Psychomotor Control, Biopsychosocial Considerations and Somatosensory Control. Psychomotor Control In reviewing psychomotor control, we are concerned with the right tissue firing at the right time as muscles and other …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

New CPT Code for the Willow Curve Smart LLLT (Low Level Laser Therapy) Device

Once again, while we are not recommending any particular code and cannot directly advise you on billing issues, the AMA has recently issued the CPT code below for the Willow Curve device. For more info on products mentioned in this article or for info on current product specials, please contact your personal MeyerPT Account Manager. If you don’t know who …

Dr. Ronald S. Shapiro

MD, PHD, FACP, Medical Director for The Willow Curve