Before There Were Antibiotics, There Was Silver

Clinical Applications of Bioactive Forms of Silver Hydrosol A review of the safety, efficacy, and practice implications for healthcare professionals Authors:        Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO Karolyn A. Gazella Before there were antibiotics, there was silver The antimicrobial and wound healing effects of silver have been embraced for more than 2,000 years. Silver has a rich history of being used by …

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

Multiple Treatment Options for High-Speed Vibration Therapy

High-speed vibration therapy has been around for years, and the Rapid Release device was one of the original innovators of hand-held vibration therapy to improve function and reduce pain. At 10,000 RPMs . . . the Rapid Release Pro2 is the go-to soft-tissue device for Health and Fitness professionals who treat some of the best athletes in the world. Learn …

Dr. Matt Gloyd

DPT, Founder of PT3

National Physical Therapy Month: Help Raise Awareness for PT

October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM), an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Get involved and urge people to choose physical therapy (#ChoosePT) to improve mobility, manage pain and other chronic conditions, recover from injury, and prevent future injury and chronic disease. What you can do: Share resources from APTA’s official consumer information website, ChoosePT.com, which will be …

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 …

Revolutionary High-Speed Vibration Device Created by a Doctor

“Bottom line is I want to help people live a better, fuller life. And without question, the Rapid Release Pro2 is uniquely qualified to help deliver that.” —   Dr. Stanley Stanbridge, Inventor, President A practicing Chiropractor since 1978, Dr. Stanbridge has focused on pain and relieving suffering in a non-surgical, holistic way. In 2000, Dr. Stanbridge introduced the use of powerful LED …

Dr. Stanley Stanbridge

Inventor, President of Rapid Release Technologies

Patient Engagement Tips to Achieve “Triple Aim”

“If patient engagement were a drug, it would be the blockbuster drug of the century . . . and malpractice not to use it.” -Leonard Kish- Neuroscientist turned Healthcare entrepreneur Multiple studies have shown that patient engagement leads to better treatment outcomes, and it has been identified as a critical component for a successful treatment plan. For example, a study …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Sports Medicine Doctor, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

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

Sequential Pulse Compression’s Effect on Hemoglobin Concentration

Below is an interesting study regarding the potential benefits of products providing Sequential Pulse Compression – such as the NormaTec PULSE 2.0 system – and their effects on the lower extremities when utilized as a recovery tool. Kelly A. Brock, Lindsey E. Eberman, Richard H. Laird IV, David J. Elmer and Kenneth E. Games Context: Several interventions are available to reduce …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education