What Supplement Makes the Most Sense for a PT Clinic?

One Solution Would Be A Patented & Natural COX-2 Inhibitor!  Relief FIRST Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol As a former owner of four busy clinics that dealt exclusively with musculoskeletal injuries and a current formulator of nutritional products, I’m often asked by physical therapists if they should offer a nutritional supplement in their practice. My answer is if the supplement can …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Why Acute Injuries Turn Chronic and What You Can Do About It!

EndFlame Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol If there’s one condition healthcare professionals want to master, it’s how to prevent acute musculoskeletal injuries from turning chronic. Dr. Dixit, a professor at Yale University School of Medicine who does research on musculoskeletal inflammation, states the number one cause of chronic inflammation is the incorrect treatment of acute inflammation in musculoskeletal cases. As a …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

UC-Berkley Study Shows Significant Potential for Reducing Age-Related Muscle Loss

Muscle loss represents one of the most important causes of functional decline and loss of independence in older adults. Age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) is commonly observed in many older adults and is also characterized by a decrease in the rate of muscle protein synthesis. In addition, low muscle mass is associated with fall-related injuries, which can be devastating to adults …

Carli Lloyd

Professional Soccer Player

7 Studies Showing Green Tea Will Help Your Patients Burn Fat

7 Studies Showing Green Tea Will Help Your Patients Burn Fat Want to know more about how green tea could improve your patients’ health and help burn fat? Check out these 7 studies to see how. Caffeine Caffeine is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor; a phosphodiesterase inhibitor prevents the inactivation of the intracellular second messengers cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). cAMP activates hormone …

Thomas DeLauer

Nutrition and Business Performance Coach

Myths Around Hydration, Dehydration, and Common Electrolyte Formulas

In this video, I dispel common myths of hydration and dehydration. Those states are sometimes misunderstood by our patients. Hydration should not just be defined by simply having plenty of water or not enough. I discuss water’s function in the body, not just its presence. I also explain how electrolytes help in this process so that you can perform at …

Inflammation:The Most Important Conversation You Should Be Having with Your Patients

nflammation – Definition and Explanation Inflammation is, in essence, the body’s first-line response to injury. Think of it as your body’s emergency flare—inflammation is a way for your body to protect itself from further injury and to recruit recovery materials to an injury sight. Swelling widens the pathways to speed the process up and causes short-term discomfort to limit the …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

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

Understanding TRP Receptors and Musculoskeletal Pain

There are few things as important to your success as a clinician, as being able to effectively communicate to your patients why you’ve chosen a specific product, exercise, or therapy; how we think it works; and what they should expect. Their buy-in and belief is key to your ability to achieve a desired outcome. Below is some great info on …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

The Terpene Menthol, the TRPM8 Receptor and Pain

Why the Terpene Menthol works on the TRPM8 Receptor to help reduce pain Menthol might be the most medically researched, commonly known plant terpene to date. Most of the studies conducted are based on improving human health. Thanks to positive results in that area, menthol appears in many over-the-counter products, in addition to being used in topical analgesics and essential …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain

Topical Menthol Gel versus a Placebo Gel on Post-manipulation Pain and Range of Motion in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain Robert Topp, Kara Solem, Jena Etnoyer-Slaski, and Barton Bishop Journal of Performance Health Research Volume 1, Issue 2. Pages 40–47DOI: 10.25036/jphr.2017.1.2.topp.2 © 2017 Performance Health www.performancehealthresearch.com OBSERVATIONAL COHORT Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine whether patients with …

Dr Barton Bishop Sports and Spine Therapy

Dr. Barton N. Bishop

PT, DPT, SCS, TPI CGFI-MP2, CSCS